Currently Browsing: Laura Dern
The 29th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards were held Dec. 2, featuring a myriad of female winners. This kickoff to awards season featured not only tributes to legendary women in film Ava DuVernay and Laura Dern, but a number of awards for female filmmakers for their outstanding achievement in 2019.
The Mustang director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre was named winner of the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award.… read more.
Jarrod Emerson’s tribute to Richard Attenborough
Part 4: Jurassic Park (1993)
After focusing exclusively on his directorial career for over a decade, Richard Attenborough stepped back in front of the camera, when Steven Spielberg cast him in the mega-hit, Jurassic Park. Attenborough portrays billionaire industrialist, John Hammond, creator of a ground-breaking, island theme park.… read more.
Stunningly effective drama about the very real effects of the 2008 recession/housing crisis on ordinary Americans. Set in Orlando, Florida = one of the most hard-hit states. (JLH: 5/5. RBM: 4.5/5.)
Rave by Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner
Can there be higher praise in 2015 than to turn to one’s partner as the credits roll and whisper: “I feel like I just saw the sequel to The Godfather Part II — the real Part II!”… read more.