Three Rivers Film Festival Preview: “Butterfly in the Sky”

Year: 2022 Runtime: 87 minutes Directors: Bradford Thomason, Brett Whitcomb By Morgan Roberts For many, “Reading Rainbow” was more than a television program. It was our first form of education that taught us to love books, telling stories, and using our imaginations. “Butterfly in the Sky”is the documentary film that dives into the history of “Reading Rainbow” and the impact the show had on many … Continue reading Three Rivers Film Festival Preview: “Butterfly in the Sky”

Review: Nocebo

Year: 2022 Runtime: 98 minutes Director: Lorcan Finnegan Writer: Garret Shanley Stars: Eva Green, Chai Fonacier, Mark Strong, Billie Gadsdon, Cathy Belton By Harris Dang “Nocebo” (2022) tells the story of Christine (Eva Green), a fashion designer who has become mysteriously afflicted with an unknown disease. The doctors are flummoxed as to what the disease actually is and her husband Felix (Mark Strong) and daughter … Continue reading Review: Nocebo

Film Review: Slash/Back

Year: 2022 Runtime:  86 minutes Director: Nyla Innuksuk Writer: Ryan Kavan, Nyla Innuksuk Cast: Tasiana Shirley, Nalajoss Ellsworth, Chelsea Prusky, Alexis Wolfe By Tom Moore With her feature directorial debut, “Slash/Back”, Nyla Innuksuk delivers an incredibly fun original sci-fi horror flick that manages to mostly work past its shortcomings through some good satirical bite and awesome alien horror. The film takes viewers into Pangnirtung, locally … Continue reading Film Review: Slash/Back

The Lineup: Films We’re Eyeing in November

By Tom Moore and Valerie Kalfrin The Halloween season might be ending, but November brings plenty of great films to be on the lookout for. There are plenty more female-directed horror films looking to make a post-Halloween splash for the genre as well as some highly anticipated awards contenders that are sure to make some big debuts. Plus, some film festival favorites are finally hitting … Continue reading The Lineup: Films We’re Eyeing in November

Exclusive Interview with Mason Alexander Park

By Joan Amenn Recently seen as Desire in Netflix’s “The Sandman” and now in a new role in the reboot of the science fiction series “Quantum Leap” on NBC (alternately, you can catch it on Peacock), Mason Alexander Park has been stealing scenes in one riveting performance after another. We got to sit down with them and chat a little about both series and they … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Mason Alexander Park

NYFF 60 Review: Aftersun

Year: 2022 Runtime:  96 minutes Director: Charlotte Wells Writer: Charlotte Wells Cast: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Harry Perdios, Sally Mesham By Tom Moore With her feature directorial debut, “Aftersun,” Charlotte Wells crafts a deeply emotional and at times painful slice of life story that evokes the struggles of looking back while showcasing two incredible performances. The film sees a woman named Sophie (Celia … Continue reading NYFF 60 Review: Aftersun

NYFF 60 Review: Corsage

Year: 2022 Runtime:  114 minutes Director: Marie Kreutzer Writer: Marie Kreutzer Cast: Vicky Krieps, Colin Morgan, Florian Teichtmeister, Katharina Lorenz, Jeanne Werner By Tom Moore The newest film from writer/director Marie Kreutzer, “Corsage,” brings along Vicky Krieps for a surprisingly funny and, at times, heartbreaking tale of perceptive beauty that centers on an empress full of rebellious charm and personal strife. The film sees Krieps play … Continue reading NYFF 60 Review: Corsage