The Landing – Short Film

A man returns to the Midwestern farm of his childhood on a desperate mission to unearth the horrifying truth of what landed there in the summer of 1960. View trailer: vimeo.com/55338337 This is an outstanding short film that features a strong story, excellent acting by all parties, and wonderful cinematography. The palpable tension throughout builds…

Home Suite Home

Ever wonder what it would be like to spend every night traveling, each time in a different hotel? Amsterdam-based director Jeroen Houben’s “Home Suite Home” tells the story of a hotel inspector’s life as he passes through Paris. His life is rote; each encounter a variation of the previous one … that is, until an…

The Timelessness of Defiance Against Oppression.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE, had been silent for most of his career. Actor, writer, director, composer, businessman, he was a one-man machine, wielding his power with grace and aplomb. His first feature-length film, The Kid (1921), was followed with a series of successful movies through the 1920s. In the 30s, when film went to…

100 Days of Art – Day 35: Noir Detectives

The Maltese Falcon (1941) 100 min – Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery – 18 October 1941 (USA) IMDb Rating: 8.2/10 from 91,265 users Reviews: 304 user | 145 critic Director: John Huston Writers: John Huston (screenplay), Dashiell Hammett (based upon the novel by) Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George A private detective (Humphrey Bogart)…