“First to Fall” is an unflinching look not just into the struggle that would eventually oust Gaddafi, but a cinematic, exacting account of how war turns boys into men.
Kitty Green’s “Ukraine is Not a Brothel” is a documentary that goes beyond both politics and T&A hype to bring us a complex portrait of a movement seemingly riddled with contradiction.
Set on the paradise island of Floreana in the Galapagos in the 1930s, The Galapagos Affair is a tale of small town feuding and Tinseltown aspirations turned deadly.
Now, of course, it’s shrug-worthy in most enlightened circles to be gay or lesbian. But when it comes to being trans, well, that’s still a touchy identity
Schlesinger and her all-female team of filmmakers have given us what amounts to a refreshing nonfiction antidote to this season’s seasoned-men-at-sea flicks.
Ultimately, Gravity is made for where the money’s at, and that money is no longer stateside.
“all important stories are minority stories.”
Schwarz gives us a glimpse through a looking glass filled with contradiction, frustration and ultimately death.
Suffice to say that by now – thanks to Amnesty International and/or Madonna – you’ve probably heard of Pussy Riot, the feminist punk rock collective that burst onto the international scene after a guerrilla performance at Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior led to the arrest and conviction of three of its balaclava-sporting members. Mike …
“I’ve always been fascinated by the idea that a lot of very bad things happen when people have good intentions”