Monthly Archives: May 2020

May 30

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE Director: Avi Belkin Runtime: 90 minutes Synopsis: For over half a century, 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world’s most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking Mike’s celebrated career and troubled personal life while unpacking how broadcast journalism evolved to […]

May 26

Cassandro, The Exotico!

Cassandro, The Exotico!   Director: Marie Losier Cast: Saul ‘Cassandro’ Almendariz Runtime: 73 minutes Synopsis: After 26 years of spinning dives and flying uppercuts in the ring, Cassandro, the star of the gender-bending cross-dressing Mexican wrestlers known as the Exoticos, is far from retiring. https://youtu.be/NJvt_vqJky0 Portraiture is central to the work of French-born, New York-based […]

May 18

IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS

IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS Director: Gabe Polsky Cast: Wayne Gretzky, Jerry Rice, Pelé, Ken Robinson, David Epstein Runtime:  80 minutes Synopsis: IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS is a groundbreaking feature documentary revealing the evidence for nature and nurture in the making of the greatest athletes of all time. Through a series of interviews and archive footage, […]

May 17

THE WHISTLERS (15)

THE WHISTLERS (15) Director: Corneliu Porumboiu Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Agustí Villaronga, Cristóbal Pinto, Sergiu Costache, Antonio Buíl Runtime:  97 minutes Synopsis: Cristi, a corrupt Romanian police officer, is going to La Gomera Island to learn an ancestral whistling language. In Romania he is under police surveillance and by using this coded language he […]

May 13

THE ATOM: A LOVE AFFAIR

THE ATOM: A LOVE AFFAIR Director: Vicki Lesley Cast: Lily Cole (narrator) Run time: 89 min Synopsis: Ten years in the making and filmed across the UK, US, France & Germany, THE ATOM: A LOVE AFFAIR is a landmark new documentary film charting the West’s rollercoaster, love-hate relationship with nuclear power over the past seventy […]

May 08

THE WRETCHED (15)

THE WRETCHED (15) Directed By:  Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce Cast: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Azie Tesfai, Zarah Mahler, Kevin Bigley, Gabriela Quezada Bloomgarden Run time: 96minutes Synopsis: Ben is a troubled teenager who one summer goes to stay with his divorced dad Liam, at a coastal resort where he has been fixed […]

May 08

ROMANTIC COMEDY

ROMANTIC COMEDY Director: Elizabeth Sankey Cast: Jessica Barden, Charlie Lyne, Simran Hans, Brodie Lancaster, Anne T Donahue, Cameron Cooke, Eleanor McDowall, Laura Snapes Run time:79 min Synopsis: ROMANTIC COMEDY is a documentary that goes beneath the surface of some of our favourite films, seeking to better understand the way we view love, relationships and romance. […]

May 05

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy Director: Elizabeth Carroll Cast: Diana Kennedy, José Andrés, Gabriela Camara, Alice Waters      Run time: 72 minutes Synopsis: ‘Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy’ is a feature-length documentary offering a candid look into the world of 97-year-old British chef and cookbook author Diana Kennedy, widely regarded as the world’s authority on Mexican cuisine. […]

May 04

EMA (15)

EMA (15) Director:Pablo Larraín Cast: Mariana Di Girolamo, Gael García Bernal, Paola Giannini, Cristian Suares, Santiago Cabrera. Run time:113 minutes Synopsis: A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart. URL:https://youtu.be/f0a-w4097rc Pablo Larraín [Jackie (2016), Neruda (2016), No (2012)] returns with a dazzling, intoxicating look at sex, […]

May 01

The Assistant (15)

The Assistant (15) Director: Kitty Green, Cast: Julia Garner, Matthew MacFadyen, Makenzie Leigh, Kristine Froseth, Jonny Orsini, Noah Robbins Run time: 1h27m Synopsis: Jane, a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, has just landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul. Her day is much like any other assistant […]