Tag: movies to watch
Greta goes Barbie
Actress, Director Greta Gerwig’s BARBIE trailer has taken the Internet by storm. The Margort Robbie, Ryan Gosling lead flick hits cinemas this July 21st. Based on the iconic children’s doll, the trailer wowed professionals at CinemaCom, the Warner Bros release could be a summer blockbuster for the Sacramento born filmmaker.
A Genius Tortured
Sadly, I missed this gem of a documentary at the Berlinale. After speaking to the distributor, my interest got peaked with the intention of a follow up, but because of scheduling conflicts the film fell off the timetable. Happily, with LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING is receiving glowing reviews. The legendary performer in many ways […]
Reeves is Back as WICK!
Actor Keanu Reeves returns to theaters this weekend as Super Assassin John Wick in the third sequel of the hit franchise. In 2020 we produced a Chat Cinema episode on the actor trying to dissect the appeal of the actor.
Femme moves to 2023
I interviewed filmmakers Sam Freeman and Ng Ping for a Chat Cinema podcast last year. The BAFTA nominees had completed their short film noir FEMME. Fast forward to this week, the duo unrolled their feature debut FEMME at the Berlinale. A continuation on the sexual repression theme from the duo’s first work, the longer version […]
UTAMA on Chat Cinema
For this episode of Chat Cinema, a conversation with Director Alejandro Loayza Grisi about his highly acclaimed film UTAMA. The Bolivian film has been selected for entry for Best International Film Oscar.
Benetonville Fest Highlights
For its eighth annual edition, the Bentonville Film Festival once again purported to be all-inclusive. Its tagline reads: ‘Championing Women and Diverse Voices’. Academy Award winner Geena Davis chairs this festival in Arkansas State. Physical events took place from June 22nd-26th, with virtual events running to July 3rd. The Competition Narrative entry The Unknown […]
Tribeca Fest Likes
The New York City Film Festival unspooled its usual cinema fair of polished works by filmmakers from around the world. The mixture of physical and virtual continued this past June for ten days. God Said Give Em’ Drum Machines is the story of how a sound was created in the Detroit music scene. Check out […]
DIVA in 2022
An extraordinary film released in 1981, Jean-Jacques Beineix‘s DIVA is a classic example of Cinema Du Look. Expressive, colorful, romantic. The French thriller is the story of an Opera Singer and a secret tape. Released by Rialto Pictures in the US.
Chat Cinema on Techno Music.
Techno Music came from Detroit Michigan. The Motor City gave the world another sound from its streets in 1979. Check out the Chat Cinema Podcast episode with filmmaker Kristian R. Hill. The documentary storyteller gives the backstory of his work and the history of the sound. GOD SAID GIVE EM DRUM MACHINES was screened at […]
Yes, Alexander Skarsgard has a body to die for, but the Emmy Winner is also an affable guy. During this press conference the The Swedish actor was engaging during this press conference for a movie that was,,,below par. His new film “The Northman” is generating positive buzz. Check out other film news on the Chat […]