Wednesday, April 29, 2020

I Will Make You Mine - Movie Review

The Movie: I Will Make You Mine

The Director: Lynn Chen

The Cast: Lynn Chen, Yea-Ming Chen, Ayako Fujitani, Goh Nakamura, Tamlyn Tomita, Joy Osmanski, Mike Faiola, Ayami Riley Tomine

The Story: Three women wrestle with life's difficulties while confronting their past relationships with the same man.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Blood Quantum - Movie Review

The Movie: Blood Quantum

The Director: Jeff Barnaby

The Cast: Michael Greyeyes, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Forrest Goodluck, Kiowa Gordon, Olivia Scriven, Stonehorse Lone Goeman, Brandon Oakes, Devery Jacobs

The Story: The dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi'gMaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are strangely immune to the zombie plague.

Korean Movie Night At Home - Free Movies!


Thanks to a friend of mine sharing a post from the Korean Consulate of Seattle, I have discovered this unique and free opportunity to watch Korean movies thanks to the Korean Cultural Center New York and JBG Pictures. The following is from the event's website page.

"In this unique revamp of Korean Movie Night, we’ve partnered with JBG Pictures to provide FREE access to these films online until the end of June. Since its inception in 2010, Korean Movie Night New York presented free film screenings that introduced the full spectrum of contemporary and classic Korean cinema to New York audiences, including popular blockbusters, independent films, documentaries, animation, and more."

Monday, April 27, 2020 Presents - Diversity in Film: Conversations from Within the Industry is proud to announce the official (re)launch of the Podcast with an exclusive interview series debuting on Monday, May 11th. Diversity in Film: Conversations from Within the Industry will feature ten exclusive interviews hosted by Marc Morin including directors, producers, actors, film critics, and other industry experts. Episodes will be released weekly on consecutive Mondays and once the interview series is complete, the podcast will continue with more details coming at a later date.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Extraction (2020) - Movie Review

The Movie: Extraction

The Director: Sam Hargrave

The Cast: hris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Golshifteh Farahani, Shivam Vichare , David Harbour

The Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless black market mercenary, embarks on the most deadly extraction of his career when he's enlisted to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Thousand Pieces of Gold - Movie Review

The Movie: Thousand Pieces of Gold

The Director: Nancy Kelly

The Cast: Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Will Oldham, Michael Paul Chan, Dennis Dun, Jimmie F. Skaggs

The Story: Based on the true story of Lalu Nathoy, a woman sold into slavery by her father and ent from China to America during the 1880's.

Warriors of the Nation / 黄飞鸿之怒海雄风 - Movie Review

The Movie: Warriors of the Nation / 黄飞鸿之怒海雄风

The Director: Marco Mak

The Cast: Vincent Zhao, Miya Muqi, Kenya Sawada, Lubing Li,

The Story: At the end of the Chino-Japanese War, top military officer Zhang Zhidong is kidnapped in the middle of the night by a militant organization called the White Lotus Society. When he overhears a sinister plot to overthrow the central government by China’s own military officials, Wong Fei-Hung knows he must rescue Zhang to protect China and prevent another war from happening.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Why Don't You Just Die! - Movie Review

The Movie: Why Don't You Just Die!

The Director: Kirill Sokolov

The Cast: Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya Kregzhde, Michael Gor, Elena Shevchenko

The Story: Andrei, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to want revenge.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Abe - Movie Review

The Movie: Abe

The Director: Fernando Grostein Andrade

The Cast: Noah Schnapp, Seu Jorge, Dagmara Dominczyk, Arian Moayed

The Story: Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Witch: Subversion / 마녀 - Movie Review

The Movie: The Witch: Subversion / 마녀

The Director: Park Hoon-jung

The Cast: Kim Da-Mi, Jo Min-Soo, Choi Woo-Sik, Go Min-Si, Park Hee-Soon, Da-Eun

The Story: A high school student with amnesia tries to uncover what has happened to her. All leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Captain / 中国机长 - Movie Review

The Movie: The Captain / 中国机长

The Director: Andrew Lau Wai-Keung

The Cast: Hanyu Zhang, Jiang Du, Qin Li,

The Story: When the windshield of his commercial airplane shatters at 30,000 feet in the air, a pilot and his flight crew work to ensure the safety of the passengers and land the plane.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

The Other Lamb - Movie Review

The Movie: The Other Lamb

The Director: Malgorzata Szumowska

The Cast: Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, and Denise Gough

The Story: A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality.

Friday, April 10, 2020

Butt Boy - Movie Review

The Movie: Butt Boy

The Director: Tyler Cornack

The Cast: Tyler Cornack, Tyler Rice, Shelby Dash, Austin Lewis, Kristina Clifford

The Story: A newly sober detective must prove his AA sponsor has a power to make people disappear using his butt.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Almost Love - Movie Review

The Movie: Almost Love

The Director: Mike Doyle

The Cast: Scott Evans, Kate Walsh, Augustus Prew, Michelle Buteau, Colin Donnell, Zoe Chao, Christopher Gray, John Doman, Patricia Clarkson

The Story: A romantic comedy about a group of friends navigating love, life, and relationships as they reach the mid-point.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Never Rarely Sometimes Always - Movie Review

The Movie: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

The Director: Eliza Hittman

The Cast: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Théodore Pellerin, Ryan Eggold, Sharon Van Etten

The Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Portrait of a Lady on Fire - Movie Review

The Movie: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The Director: Céline Sciamma

The Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

The Story: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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