When Americans tell stories of the Old West, there’s typically a common thread running through them and it’s very white and heroic. With films like 3:10 to Yuma (1957) or True Grit (1969), The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly… Read More ›
“Judas and the Black Messiah” Blu-ray Giveaway
Hot on the heels of it’s double Oscar win for Actor in a Supporting Role (Daniel Kaluuya) and Music Written for a Motion Picture (H.E.R.’s “Fight For You“), EoM is pleased to announce that Judas and the Black Messiah is… Read More ›
The Cine-Men: 93rd Academy Awards, Part I
In the run-up to the 93rd Academy Awards, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself embark on our third annual exploration of the top six categories: Actress/Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress/Actor in a Lead Role, Directing, and Best Picture…. Read More ›
Watch “The Photograph” develop anytime you like on home video.
There’s an authenticity that radiates outward from every frame of writer/director Stella Meghie’s The Photograph. One thing that keeps being repeated in each of the three brief featurettes included with the home release of The Photograph is the simplicity of… Read More ›
Writer/director Stella Meghie’s “The Photograph” asks her audience to look beyond the frame and love completely.
Writer/director Stella Meghie’s (Everything, Everything) new film, The Photograph, is a drama/romance depicting two love stories (one in the past, one in the present) connected by a picture. That description just scratches the surface of Meghie’s tale which examines not… Read More ›
“Knives Out” is more than a whodunit. It’s the most fun you’ll have at the cinema.
There’s been a lot of trash tossed around on writer/director Rian Johnson since his Star Wars film hit theaters in 2017. It’s wonderful that audiences feel such ownership for a film series, but there comes a point where the community… Read More ›
Surreal & darkly satirical, “Sorry To Bother You” is an explosive feature debut from director Boots Riley.
Nothing can prepare you for the feature debut of Boots Riley’s Sorry To Bother You – a darkly hilarious, richly layered, head trip of a social-economic satire that will lure audiences in with its clever jokes and fine cast before… Read More ›
Punk-Rock gets the rom-com it didn’t know it wanted in ‘Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town’.
Feature debuts are a chance for any filmmaker to make an impression and to present audiences with a viewpoint perhaps unseen before. Folks, Christian Papierniak’s rock-infused dramedy Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town does all that and a little more…. Read More ›
Disarming and daring, Jordan Peele’s ‘GET OUT’ is an audacious directorial debut.
The things that terrify us are rarely the things that go bump-in-the-night. Instead it’s the less sinister, yet equally malignant, living among us that pose the greatest threat. Evil doesn’t wear a sign as a warning. They creeps in when… Read More ›