Commentary

Dec 9 2013

2013 WAFCA Awards: “12 Years A Slave” Prevails

This morning, The Washington, DC Area Fim Critics Association announced its winners for 2013. The choices were particularly tough this year, but ultimately “12 Years A Slave” proved to be the complete package as the most emotionally charged and challenging film of 2013. Winning Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Ensemble, Best Adapted […]
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Sep 10 2013

Spooky Movie Announces 2013 Schedule

PRESS RELEASE: SPOOKY MOVIE INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2013 SCHEDULE (September 10, 2013) Washington, DC: The Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival announced today the 51 short and feature films which will screen at the eighth annual festival, held for the second consecutive year at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md. from October […]
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Mar 1 2013

Same-Sex Kissing In Film: an essay

(This article was originally published at Reel Film News on March 1, 2013.) Kissing in film. We see it done in almost every movie, from Disney animated movies, to kid’s fare (The Sandlot, The Goonies), even in male-dominated movies like Reservoir Dogs, even if it’s just chaste or on the cheek. We barely think twice […]
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