George Clooney is poised to take on Castro and the Cuban Revolution in a new drama for Focus Features. The Oscar-winning actor/director/producer has been signed to direct THE YANKEE COMANDANTE, the story of an American who helped Castro at a critical stage of the 1959 revolution. He was one of only two foreigners to rise to the rank of comandante, only to break with Castro over his socialist beliefs. The film is based on a New Yorker article by David Grann. Clooney will produce along with his partner Grant Heslov.
PREVIEW: The G.I. FILM FESTIVAL 2017 ……..One Millennial. One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of not just films, but of the film … Continue reading
Graduation (“Bacalaureat“) (Cristian Mungiu, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars. The new film from Romanian director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) begins with a bang. Well, a crash, anyway, as a rock shatters the glass of … Continue reading
Their Finest (Lone Scherfig, 2017) 4 out of 4 stars. The worst thing about Their Finest is its generic title, which offers no indication of the magical whimsy within. Otherwise, it is a charming, bittersweet cinematic confection that tells the … Continue reading