Currently Browsing: Brooklyn
Monsoon Wedding comes to a close exactly as its name suggests. Rain, falling in steady streams around the celebration, encloses the wonderful ensemble of characters in rectangular reverie. Carnations swing from the balcony, and rows of unfurled drapery hang in vibrant orange and reds. The show’s fused families, not assured that this wedding would take place at all, twist their hands in careful flourishes that rival even the most classic of Bollywood movies.… read more.
“I always tried to hide my disability when it came to my role as an actor in the performing arts, but when I finally started to embrace that part of myself, that is how I stood out.”
Recently, on a balmy Brooklyn night, I sat on the porch of multi-hyphenate Bree Klauser, learning how claiming her identities in a newfound way has shaped her in her career.… read more.
Associate Editor Brigid Presecky’s Take on the 2016 Oscar Nominations 🙂
With hundreds of eligible films (many of which were reviewed by FF2 Media) the final nominees are a well-deserved, if not surprising, list of immeasurable talent.
Academy voters for the 2016 Oscar nominations apparently ‘never let go’ of their fondness for Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, both nominated for their respective roles in Alejandro G.… read more.
2015’s Top Picks from FF2 Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky
BEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS
Between the impressive ensemble and outstanding script by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight earns the top spot for my 2015 list. It tells the story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese.… read more.