Category Archives: Film

What is Behind a Legend, On and Off Screen?

“It is Inevitable.”  There is so so much about King Arthur: Legend of the Sword that is over the top – but let’s start with the soundtrack.  Sam Lee and The Wild Berry /The Devil and the Hunstman- nothing has … Continue reading

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Baldwin’s “I am Not Your Negro” sets the sets the stage for serious contemplation and discussions towards change.

Very few times have I taken in a documentary in a movie theatre, usually the norm has been as a documentary film festival or other event.  When the trailer caught my eye for James Baldwin’s  I Am Not Your Negro, I … Continue reading

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Personal Shopper will have you”shopping” for answers

Rules.  You have all seen them, and most of the time unconsciously. Film Noir  and Auteurs – Cohen Brothers, Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarentino, Orson Welles, Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Tim Burton, just to name a FEW – So what … Continue reading

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“A Cure for Wellness” / La cura siniestra – not to be found here.

If you check out the trailer for A Cure for Wellness A Cure for Wellness directed by Gore Verbinski, brings several things to your mind (outside of those on the screen).  Stephen King, The Shining, Alfred Hitchcock, The Grand Budapest Hotel, … Continue reading

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“Splitting” the Screen

Amid the countless posts I am sorting in my head that are a small window of life itself, there is one amazing thing I always find at my fingertips – films.  One of the most spectacular right now is Split. … Continue reading

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The Roots Remain – Film Series Part IV

DocsMX, amazing. If you did not know, DocsMX happens every October – and is absolutely amazing.  Hundreds of documentary films, most free, (depending on location) that simply, just open your eyes. October 17th – Parque Pushkin, the film, Las Raices … Continue reading

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Extending Beyond the Frame, Part III Film Series

The world is such an amazing place.  I have realized this over the last three weeks, be it a crazy and wild last three weeks but, experiencing – so many things I just never saw coming – glad they have … Continue reading

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Documentary Films – Setting You Free…Film Series Part II

The Documentary Film Series has come to D.F. in large fashion.  Friday was the opener, and as we took in the first film Friday , 8:30 PM, at The Goethe Institute, utter shock.  Shock always comes at these films as … Continue reading

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No Manches Monday Leads to Many Film-Oriented Paths Part I

It truly was a No Manches Monday.  Mondays are hard as it is, but, with the help of an amazing library cadet, the typical Monday was thrown out the window this past week.  In working with library cadets, often you face … Continue reading

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“With Each New Life, I Was Learning a New Lesson…

Wow.  Sometimes, you just have something, a click occurs, your brain’s neurons just race to a point and you just – it just, it is important to be said, but also lived. When a former student shared a video trailer, … Continue reading

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