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Chris Reed’s Top 10 2016 Feature Films

Below you will find a list of my Top 10 narrative features of 2016. Where I have previously written reviews of a movie, the title of that movie is hyperlinked to my original review. Where I have not (yet) reviewed a … Continue reading

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Rob Goald’s Top 10 of 2016

2016 was a challenging year for the motion picture business and the place of movies in our society and its culture. While the formula of the tent- pole is stronger than ever (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. DOCTOR STRANGE, … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Film Critics Society 2016 Awards

Las Vegas Film Critics Society[/caption] It was a mediocre year of some remarkable movies despite the continued strength of quality TV, as a member of the Las Vegas Film Critics Society, the below listing is forwarded to the academy for … Continue reading

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Middleburg Film Festival 2016

Founded in 2013, the Middleburg Film Festival just finished its fourth annual iteration, which ran from October 20-23. Located an hour to the southwest of our nation’s capital, the festival takes place over four days in a charmingly bucolic setting … Continue reading

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5 Upcoming Films That Will Dominate The Awards Circuit

It’s about that time of year. We’ve entered the fall season, and the festival darlings and award circuit favorites are starting to trickle into theaters. A few possible major awardsw contenders like Queen Of Katwe, The Birth Of A Nation, … Continue reading

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Ricky Lee Screenwriting Seminar

“Do Not Miss the Ricky Lee Screenwriting Seminar at the International Film Festival Manhattan” No other name is as resounding in the arena of Philippine Scriptwriting as the name, Ricky Lee.  With more than 150 produced film scripts since 1979, … Continue reading

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AFI Docs 2016

Fourteen years and counting as the prestigious AFI Docs keeps merrily rolling along.  What began in 2003 as AFI Silverdocs based solely at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring Maryland outside of DC, continued its expanse into the nation’s … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Animation! The Making of Angry Birds the Movie

Last Friday, The Angry Birds Movie opened in movie theaters across the country to the delight of families and video game addicts alike. The film is based on the popular video game series introduced by Rovio Entertainment, and features the … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Film Festival 2017

Palm Springs, CA  – The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) has announced the dates of the 28th edition. The Awards Gala will take place on Monday, January 2, 2017, followed by the screening portion of the festival, which will … Continue reading

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34th FIFA – International Festival of Films on Art Montreal

The 34th FIFA just ended in Montreal.  (That’s International Art Films Festival in French–it’s just about the principal art film festival in the world).  Lots of films–170 in all, from 24 countreis–and diversity  stands out.  In 7 locations, handy to … Continue reading

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