FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS ON SCREEN

August 25, 2016 Artvoice 0






By ANTHONY CHASE Musical theater and opera fans, familiar with the incomparably horrible and unintentionally hilarious singing of Florence Foster Jenkins (1868-1944) have been waiting […]

Hello, My Name is Doris

April 14, 2016 Artvoice 0






By Jordan Canahai Hello, My Name Is Doris, the oddly endearing and unconventional effort from director Michael Showalter (The State, Wet Hot American Summer) stars a wonderful […]

Film Review – I Saw the Light

March 31, 2016 Artvoice 0






Beloved by American music fans for his one-of-a-kind vocals and inspired take on the folk, blues, and gospel genres, the music of legendary country western singer-songwriter Hank Williams has lost none of its power in over the half-century since the ill-fated musician recorded such classic ballads as “Lovesick Blues”, “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, and “I’m So Lonesome I could Cry”.






Knight of Cups

March 24, 2016 Artvoice 0






An urban symphony in six movements, Knight of Cups is a dizzying odyssey into the nature of perception, love, and the dual nature of the self. By turns euphoric and mournful, Terrence Malick’s seventh feature finds American cinema’s greatest philosopher-poet turning his gaze from the sun-kissed treetop canopies and wheat fields of the natural world to the towering structures of glass and steel which comprise contemporary Los Angeles.






The Wave

March 17, 2016 Artvoice 0






The disaster movie has been a genre that American cinema has commanded more or less exclusively since the 1970s. The popularity of star-studded disaster films such as The Poseidon Adventure and Airport, continued through to modern blockbusters such as Armageddon and The Day After Tomorrow.






Zootopia

March 10, 2016 Artvoice 0






The initial trailers for Disney animations cute and clever Zootopia, which as of this writing has toppled Frozen to have the studio’s highest grossing opening weekend ever, displayed no lack of subtlety to make sure children in the audience understood the film’s premise: Animals exist just like humans in the world of Zootopia; they walk, talk, wear cloths, and have everyday interactions with species they might otherwise eat in the real world.