Film

Edward Gilbreath 10-16-2009

One of the big conversations in my household this year has revolved around the question of whether my 9-year-old daughter is ready to get her hair "permed." Some girls at her school have already been initiated into the world of relaxed hair, so the peer pressure is in effect.

Becky Garrison 10-09-2009
When covering film festivals, I find I have to be careful not to see too many war-themed flicks in rapid succession.
Elizabeth Palmberg 10-06-2009
I just saw a really good movie in which an overweight, pasty-looking guy makes outrageous statements related to capitalism.
Cathleen Falsani 10-05-2009

Recenly, I had a bad day. Epically bad.

I ran out of cash.

I lost my credit card.

I missed my flight.

Gareth Higgins 09-30-2009
I'm reluctant to comment regarding film-maker Roman Polanski's arrest and the attempt to extradite him to the U.S.
Becky Garrison 09-28-2009

Fans of gonzo political activism may remember the Yes Men's infamous stunt in which Andy Bichlbaum posed as a Dow Chemical spokesperson named Jude (patron saint of the impossible) Finisterra (earth's end).

Becky Garrison 09-23-2009
To commemorate the International Day of Peace (September 21st), I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the documentary Pray the Devil Bac
Edward Gilbreath 09-21-2009

I have to admit, I wasn't expecting much when I first took my seat in the theater to preview Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, a 3-D animated comedy based on the popular children's book.

Gareth Higgins 09-01-2009

WE’RE IN A national emergency, and it’s not swine flu.

Kaitlin Barker 09-01-2009

The Stoning of Soraya M., written and directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. Mpower Pictures.

Becky Garrison 08-18-2009
Jamie Moffett, co-founder of The Simple Way and director of The Ordinary Radicals, tra
Gareth Higgins 08-04-2009
Let's get one thing straight: I have no idea what war is really like.
Danny Duncan Collum 08-01-2009
Two multimedia projects see Africa as the planet's musical heart and soul.
Gareth Higgins 08-01-2009

THE UNITED STATES as envisaged in cinema is often a fight club, a place where there are three kinds of people—the thieves who milk the system, the cops who try to catch them, and the rest of

Becky Garrison 08-01-2009

Israeli filmmaker Simone Bitton on Rachel Corrie.

Last weekend I watched the documentary Food, Inc. and it left me inspired in a surprising way

Julie Clawson 07-06-2009

"The industry doesn't want you to know the truth about what you are eating, because if you knew you might not want to eat it " - Food, Inc.

Gareth Higgins 07-01-2009

Now that most filmed records of human life are made by amateurs—the growth of YouTube and other forms of uploading moving images is the most influential recent development in cinema—we

Molly Marsh 07-01-2009
Dom Helder Camara: Essential Writings, by Francis McDonagh; Where Mercy Fails: Darfur's Struggle to Survive, by Chris Herlinger; The Economics of Honor, by Roelf Hann; and Albert Schweitzer: Call to Africa, by Martin Doblmeier.
Laurel Frodge 07-01-2009
American Violet, directed by Tim Disney. Uncommon Productions.

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