'Freeheld' stirs talk of minority rights in Japan

Nov 30, 2016

'Freeheld' stirs talk of minority rights in Japan

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What’s wrong with gay marriage? Absolutely nothing, as the United States finally acknowledged in 2015. Up until then, however, gay people had to fight for the same rights that heterosexual couples took for granted. “Freeheld” is a testament to that struggle, recounting the story ...

Non-Stop (Flight Game)

Sep 3, 2014

Non-Stop (Flight Game)

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Add “Non-Stop” to that short list of films that you will never see as in-flight entertainment. Liam Neeson (making 60-something seem like the new 40) plays Federal Air Marshal Bill Marks, who is on a flight from New York to London when he receives ...

Crushing drama through the eyes of little Maisie

Jan 30, 2014

Crushing drama through the eyes of little Maisie

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Filmmakers Scott McGehee and David Siegel aren’t known for blockbusters, but their films, including the duo’s 1994 debut feature “Suture,” have a reputation for artful framing and pensive little spaces of silence in the dialogue. McGehee and Siegel attribute this trick to their deep ...