Short Film Reviews
Short Film Reviews

NEVER TOO OLD

There’s this beautiful thing we call love. A special connection that makes us people so unique in this world. It is, among many things, a

Short Film Reviews

KLARA’S BOX

What would you do if a complete stranger told you that a trusted but not altogether trustworthy family friend had committed the ultimate betrayal? Would

Short Film Reviews

BECAUSE I LOVE YOU

“To taking risks!” a group of four toasts at a dinner one pleasant evening. As glasses cling together, businessman Marco (Bob Celli) can’t help but

Short Film Reviews

SOME KIND OF PARADISE

Modern hookup culture, specifically in the queer community, has its own ins and outs. Many look at it as excessive or even risky, while others

Feature Film Reviews
Feature Film Reviews

RALLY CAPS

We all love a good story of unlikely heroes. And with the decidedly brooding direction most blockbusters take these days, there’s always a place in

Feature Film Reviews

SATU – YEAR OF THE RABBIT

Satu – Year of the Rabbit follows the healing journey of two young Laotian children, and despite the painful digression of discovery, there’s a profound

Feature Film Reviews

THE PEOPLE IN THE WALLS

In a world where auteur-driven horror is on the rise and franchises seem to be declining, there’s never a shortage of original, spooky stories on

Feature Film Reviews

SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP

The death of a loved one can often be the most difficult period in someone’s life. Whether it’s a friend, family, or even a pet,

Interviews
Interviews

DIANE MELLEN

Diane Mellen, a Santa Barbara-based filmmaker, developed a passion for showcasing unique voices in film under the guidance of fellow creatives Bea and Sid Milwe

Interviews

EMANUEL RAMIREZ

An actor, writer, and producer hailing from the William Esper Studio, Emanuel Ramirez is in the process of building a diverse repertoire of projects. He

Interviews

PARKER CROFT

A filmmaker with a vast range of experience working on films, music videos, and promotional content for major companies like the NBA, Parker Croft is

Interviews

ANTHONY ROBERT GRASSO

Anthony Robert Grasso is an actor, director, and teacher hailing from Brooklyn, New York. With studies completed at well-regarded institutions such as Larry Moss Studio

Oscar Qualifying Reviews
Oscar Qualifying Short Film Reviews

THE AFTER

Misan Harriman and David Oyelowo’s The After is no easy watch. It tears a life down without remorse, only to reconstruct it with grace and

Oscar Qualifying Short Film Reviews

RED, WHITE AND BLUE

In a country that prides itself on freedom, how can we stand by as women are forced to cross entire states for medical care? When

Oscar Qualifying Short Film Reviews

INVINCIBLE

Written and directed by Vincent René-Lortie, Invincible is a thirty-minute short film based around Marc-Antoine Bernier (Leokim Beaumier-Lepine), a childhood friend of René-Lortie’s. The events

Oscar Qualifying Short Film Reviews

THE WAKE

A shadow races into a thicket, swearing as it pedals frenetically. The winter daylight is fading into night and bare tree arms layer one another,

Dcoumentary Reviews
Documentary Reviews

OUR SHOW MUST GO ON

The lives of everyone at A. G. Wright Middle School changed dramatically when COVID swept the world. The drama class, under the guidance of beloved

Documentary Reviews

KENNY

The ever-growing complications that stem from California’s homeless crisis have taken center stage in U.S. media coverage for the past few years. Despite the commitment

Documentary Reviews

CREATE OR DIE

Filmmaking may appear to be just a glamorous business where anybody can find fame and fortune, but there’s a lot of hard work and challenges

Documentary Reviews

JUST A BROADWAY BABY: MARY ELLEN ASHLEY

Ending its introductory segment with the fitting quote “There’s no business like show business,” Just A Broadway Baby: Mary Ellen Ashley is both an ode