more by M. Faust
Most of us first heard the term “human capital” in discussions of financial settlements made to the families of those killed in the 9-11 attacks. It’s a bland term for a painful calculation, the monetary value of a life.
Anyone hoping that love gets gentler, surer and sweeter with age is in for a rude awakening with Love Is Not Love, actor/director Stephen Keep Mills’ impressionistic meditation on the struggle between fantasy and reality in a man’s roman
Several minutes of cats frolicking playfully on a semi-rural island are followed by an old man happily waking to find his pet cat Tama sleeping on his chest.
“I hope you guys enjoy this film, and I really hope you don’t wanna murder me afterward,” said writer/producer Brian Sacca by way of introducing Buffaloed when it played at the Buffalo Inter
David Cronenberg is not the worst model for a filmmaker looking to make a mark on a limited budget: Cronenberg’s own early features used their limitations to amplify a sense of nameless dread in the midst of seemingly ordinary situations.
It’s fair to say that many, maybe even most filmgoers who are looking forward to The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s epic return to the gangster genre, have one question in mind: will it be another GoodFellas?
In devising Anya, a contemporary drama about a couple who encounter an unsuspected genetic wall when they try to have a child, filmmakers Jacob Akira Okada and Carylanna Taylor were concerned that the scientific aspects of the story be presented as accurately as possible.