With Paul Taylor being a cinematographer, working on recent releases such as The Winds That Scatterand Wake Me When I Leave, it is not surprising that his first foray into directing would focus exclusively on visuals in order to convey his narrative, ridding the film from the constraints of dialogue effectively redirecting all focus onto the movements and body language of the actors in an attempt to present an unadulterated production of visual storytelling, stripped bare of the extraneous proving the power of purified imagery.
A diptych on the inner lives of supporting characters, each afforded the lead in their own half of the film, is how writer/director Joyce Wong decides to explore the ups and downs of the people that usually occupy the margins of a film in her debut, Wexford Plaza. A series of interactions, both intimate and social, taking place within the vacant spaces of a strip mall tilting towards dereliction, of well-meaning intentions unraveling the frayed strands of two lives to differing degrees.
The full slate of films screening at this year’s Portland Film Festival has been announced. The fest will run from October 30 – November 4 and will screen 152 narrative and documentary features. Take a look at the full lineup below and
The eighth Doc NYC documentary film festival is gearing up to kick off November 9-16 and today the full lineup of films has been announced. Boasting over 250 films and events, there’s going to be plenty here to spark your interest, so
LA’s Screamfest, America’s longest running horror film festival is about to kick off October 10th and with that the full schedule and second wave of films have been announced. In addition to a slew of new talent being showcased, the festival will
A romantic drama about the death penalty is a hard concept to pull off, but the film handles the dual conflict of Lucy’s relationship with her father and her relationship with Mercy with a lot of grace.
Michael Pearce’s debut feature, Beast, suffers from an awkward problem. The overall goal of the film is to create a dark, adult fairy tale about a woman suffering from a domineering family, obvious mental health issues, and a naiveté about the world