Roy Chiao as Abbot HUI Yuan

It’s Better to Believe in Ghosts

Apr 21, 2016

 

On a dark and moonless night, a grasshopper caught in the center of a spider’s web fights for its life. …

The 15th Tribeca Film Festival Presents 40th Anniversary of Sensational “Taxi Driver”

Apr 12, 2016

New York’s big Spring event the Tribeca Film Festival welcomes its 15th anniversary this year and runs from April 13th …

"20,000 Days on Earth"

43rd New Directors/New Films

Mar 17, 2014

For 43 years New Directors/New Films has been an annual rite of early spring in New York City, bringing exciting …

Seven Must-See Films From the 51st New York Film Festival

Sep 27, 2013

What can we find in the films that capture wastefulness?  One of the most remarkable aspects of the 51st New …

The 25th NewFest Begins This Week!

Sep 02, 2013

Autumn is the most exciting season in New York City.  All the arts bloom and there are always new things …

Mother, Daughter and 17 Days in Porn

Aug 09, 2013

In the blossoming sexual revolution of the 1970s, Linda Lovelace became a sensation when she appeared in “Deep Throat.”  Performing …

Cate Blanchett As Mentally Fragile Goddess

Jul 25, 2013

Diane Keaton’s Annie Hall, Mariel Hemingway’s Tracy and Penelope Cruz’s Maria Elena to mention only a few, writer/director Woody Allen …

The Jackie Chan Experience

Jun 22, 2013

With “Drunken Master,” “Project A,” and Hollywood’s 2010 remake “The Karate Kid,” world superstar Jackie Chan has created numerous notable …

Reviving Humanity With the Most Controversial Film of the Year – Part Two

Dec 24, 2012

Quentin Tarantino assembles many great actors for his casts and they all give eccentric performances for his films.  For “Django …

Reviving Humanity With the Most Controversial Film of the Year – Part One

Dec 24, 2012

Prominent writer and director Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Django Unchained” opens on Christmas Day.  As with his most recent film, …

This Year’s Most Inspirational Documentary Film Is Released

Dec 14, 2012

This Spring the 2012 TriBeCa Film Festival premiered an extraordinary eye-opening documentary film “Let Fury Have the Hour” directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio. …

Starstuff Will Lead Us To An Unforgettable Story

Nov 11, 2012

In the early 20th century, Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie created Peter Pan.  Many of us fantasize about the boy …