Sofia Coppola – An America Masterpiece

By Brian Brooks Filmmaker Sofia Coppola’s family name is recognizable to nearly any movie fan. She is, of course, the daughter of famed director Francis Ford Coppola who has followed in her father’s footsteps, but she has paved her own path resulting in a number of pioneering accomplishments to her name. Ms. Coppola received an… Continue Reading

Film Festivals: The True Movie Going Experience

By Brian Brooks, The experience of walking the red carpet while cameras are flashing in Cannes may still be elusive for most, but enjoying a film festival experience, meeting filmmakers, celebs and going to parties is certainly not a totally exclusive realm for the privileged few. There is scarcely any time on the calendar when… Continue Reading

Noah Baumbach Interview Curated by Dustin Hoffman

Article by Brian Brooks: Oscar-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach was the focus of an hour-long conversation at the Tribeca Film Festival, though his screen-legend moderator certainly shared the limelight from the stage in a packed theater in Lower Manhattan. Two-time Academy Award Best Actor winner Dustin Hoffman lead the chat which was imbued with heavy doses… Continue Reading

NYFCS – Book of Love Q&A Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

NYFCS – Q&A Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple and Bill Purple – “Book of Love” NYFCS presents “Book of Love.” A touching movie starring Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Jessica Biel, Paul Reiser, Orlando Bloom, and Mary Steenburgen. Henry, an introverted architect sets out to help Millie, a homeless teen, to build a raft. Dave… Continue Reading

Danny Boyle Talks T2 at 67th Berlin International Film Festival

Back in 1996, British filmmaker Danny Boyle traversed the cultural zeitgiest with his black comedy/drama Trainspotting. Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Johnny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Kelly MacDonald, the film, based on the novel by Irvine Welsh, follows a cadre of heroin users in a working class neighborhood of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. Two… Continue Reading

Cinelan – Moscow Cats – CLICK HERE for Video

Father-daughter duo put on a show with a cat circus. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more unusual circus, or father-daughter performing duo. The Moscow Cat Theatre is just that: a travelling show of cats that perform amazing tricks for the owners who love and train them. Everybody in Russia may be used to seeing… Continue Reading

CineLife’s Top Twenty Movies at Sundance pt. 4

The final entry into the 2017 Sundance Film Festival article. Be sure to see the previous articles here. Part 1. Part 2. Part3. Step (U.S. Documentary Competition) Director: Amanda Lipitz Insiders have talked this up as a strong contender for the Audience Award. The film has a focus on female empowerment and solidarity, which perhaps… Continue Reading

CineLife’s Top Twenty Movies at Sundance pt. 3

Part 3 of 4 part article about the most anticipated movies going into Sundance for CineLife: Patti Cake$ (U.S. Dramatic Competition) Writer/director: Geremy Jasper Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty Patti Cake$ has positive early word going into the festival. The film is the debut feature film for Geremy Jasper,… Continue Reading