Being fired from two jobs by the time she was 23 should have been a real kick in the pants for Komal Minhas.
After all, she’d studied hard at Carleton University, applied herself and despite a few setbacks, success was in her DNA. 1,143 more words
How far back does Anouk Whissell’s relationship with the Fantasia International Film Festival go? The first year she attended, in the late ’90s, she was turned away from a movie because she was under 18. 799 more words
After a mysterious meteor explosion, residents of a rural area in upstate New York begin to fall into what newscasters call “spontaneously induced narcoleptic states” — and unfortunately, so will audiences — in “H.,” an atmospheric yet impenetrable low-budget twist on end-is-nigh blockbusters, enigmatically crafted by hipster filmmaking duo Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia. 910 more words
Oscilloscope Laboratories has released the first U.S. trailer for writer-director Anna Muylaert’s “The Second Mother.”
The Brazilian film won a special jury award for acting in the world cinema competition for its two stars, Regina Case and Camila Mardila. 103 more words
Written and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night was released on April 20, 2015. Even though the film studies program at Texas A&M had a showing of this film last term, I hadn’t seen it until yesterday. 578 more words