Femme Filmmakers Festival 7 Review: Hot Singles

Year: 2022 Runtime: 9 minutes Written/Directed: Laura Jean Hocking Actors: Shannon Walton By Dominic Corr At the end of all things, as the planet burns and is battered by the winds of climate chaos – one thing will persist, one eternal message: ‘hot singles in your area.’ It’s a humorous and all too crushing reality. That in a not-too-distant future where temperatures skyrocket and the … Continue reading Femme Filmmakers Festival 7 Review: Hot Singles

Film Review: Do Revenge

Year: 2022 Runtime: 118 minutes Director: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Writers: Celeste Ballard, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Actors: Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Austin Abrams, Ava Capri, Rish Shah, Alisha Boe, J.D. By Tom Moore It needs to be acknowledged that writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is quickly becoming a must-watch force with all the great work she’s been putting out. Not only has she co-written films like “Thor: … Continue reading Film Review: Do Revenge

Exclusive SXSW 2022 Interview: “Pretty Problems” Director Kestrin Pantera

By Joan Amenn Fresh from winning the Narrative Spotlight Audience Award at SXSW this year, I got to sit down with Kestrin Pantera and talk about her film, “Pretty Problems” (2022). Also, I learned she has an adorable cat and is a talented musician in addition to being a savvy film director. Joan: What films influenced your vision in creating this film? Kestrin: For the … Continue reading Exclusive SXSW 2022 Interview: “Pretty Problems” Director Kestrin Pantera

Retrospective Review: “Eagle Vs. Shark”

that we can take away from the film is that ‘love is blind’ and that we shouldn’t judge people solely on their appearance. In his usual quirky off-beat fashion, Waititi manages to bring us something rather unique and special with “Eagle Vs. Shark” and you will either ‘get it’ or you will find it all a bit too silly for your liking. Continue reading Retrospective Review: “Eagle Vs. Shark”

The French Dispatch: NYFF 2021 Review

Year: 2021 Runtime: 108 minutes Director: Wes Anderson Writers: Wes Anderson (screenplay/story), Roman Coppola (story), Hugo Guinness (story), Jason Schwartzman (story) Actors: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Tilda Swinton, Benicio Del Toro, Lea Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothee Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright, Stephen Park By Tom Moore Wes Anderson has created unique cinematic experiences for over a decade with his animated and live-action comedies that feature widely talented … Continue reading The French Dispatch: NYFF 2021 Review

Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Review: How It Ends

Year: 2021 Runtime: 84 minutes Director: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Writers: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Cailee Spaeny, Larmorne Morris, Logan Marshall-Green By Tom Moore Full of delightful, offbeat comedy and a variety of familiar faces, “How It Ends” is a unique journey of self-discovery and self-love on the eve of the apocalypse. “How It Ends” might be the first film I’ve seen that clearly … Continue reading Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Review: How It Ends