Below Her Mouth

The Final Ride of Michael Parks

My Entire High School is Sinking into the Sea

CineKink Announces Kick-Off Gala Redux / May 23, 2017

After the Storm

Powers Boothe Gone at 68

The Harsh Reality of VR

You & Me

Tamlin Hall is “Holden On”

Holden On

Below Her Mouth

Disclaimer: a middle aged straight (but not narrow) white guy reviewing Canadian lesbian drama Below Her Mouth probably won’t sit well with everyone. I’m going to do my best to serve the film and the reader and not be creepy about it. Wish me luck!  Here we go. In this tight passionate drama set in … Continued

The Final Ride of Michael Parks

The final film for Michael Parks, The Queen Of Hollywood Blvd, is in post-production and slated for release in 2017. Parks, a popular character actor in the ’60’s had been recently featured in films by Kevin Smith and Quentin Tarantino following several decades of relative obscurity after being blackballed from the movie industry. Parks died May … Continued

My Entire High School is Sinking into the Sea

Disaster movies typically enjoy a resurgence during periods of national or international crisis, providing escapism through scenarios that make real-life calamity seem comparatively manageable. With protracted scenes of destruction and human suffering as their money shots, these films are universal in appeal—producing Everyperson heroes from a collection of diverse, if familiar, characters who must bury … Continued

CineKink Announces Kick-Off Gala Redux / May 23, 2017

CineKink Announces Kick-Off Gala Redux May 23, 2017 The annual kick-off gala for CineKink NYC, “the kinky film festival,” will take place Tuesday, May 23rd, 8:00 PM to midnight, at M1-5 Lounge (52 Walker St., bet. Church & Broadway, NYC). Rescheduled from its original March date, when a blizzard shut down the city, CineKink Kick-Off … Continued

After the Storm

Throughout his extraordinary career, Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda has demonstrated tremendous sensibility to depict family dramas. Gracious works such as Nobody Knows (2004), Still Life (2008), I Wish (2011) and Like Father Like Son are considered socially influential within the Japanese new wave cinema. After the Storm brings us a richly detailed story that involves … Continued

Powers Boothe Gone at 68

Actor Powers Boothe died this weekend May 14th, 2017 at age 68. His career has spanned an amazing and underrated 40 years since The Goodbye Girl in 1977. With performances ranging from Jim Jones in the Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones  to Deadwood, Sin City, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Boothe brought a rare swagger and … Continued

The Harsh Reality of VR

HARSH REALITY is a short cyberpunk thriller about a professional gamer who’s kidnapped and subjected to a mind-altering VR program. It’s a story about the ways that technology separates us from the consequences of our actions, and the ways it connects us to others. Harsh Reality on INDIEGOGO

You & Me

The romantic comedy/drama You & Me is driven by a premise that, by itself, is an attention-getter: it follows the relationship of a deaf woman and a blind man as they attempt to build a connection that transcends their disabilities. That the actors who play these two characters are, respectively, deaf and blind themselves makes … Continued

Tamlin Hall is “Holden On”

I lived in LaGrange GA from 1987 – 1992 and it was a strange time for me. I was 25 years old recovering from a divorce, transitioning from the military to civilian life, starting a new job and a new life in a sleepy southern town at the Western edge of the state on Interstate … Continued

Holden On

Director Tamlin Hall’s phenomenal first film tells the true story of a teen from the small town of LaGrange, Georgia struggling with mental illness and addiction in the mid ‘90s. Holden Layfield had a terrible secret: he suffered from schizophrenia and addiction. He’d been a cheerful and friendly popular kid and star athlete. He was … Continued