Movie Review: ‘POLINA’ – Save the last dance

September 1st, 2017 | ColCoa Film Festival, Film Festivals, Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic POLINA Not Rated, 1 hour 48 minutes Directed by: Valérie Müller, Angelin Preljocaj Starring: Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Juliette Binoche, Aleksey Guskov, Niels Schneider, Jeremie Belingard The art of dance is a precise one. Not everyone is built for that kind of rigorous activity and commitment. It takes skill and passion to bring the poetic fluidity of the movements to life. Same can be said of the ...


‘THREE BILLBOARDS’ and ‘KILLING OF A SACRED DEER’ to premiere at Fantastic Fest 2017

August 8th, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor I probably say this every year around this time, but Fantastic Fest (Sept. 23-28) is the best week of the year for weird-movie lovers. I am certainly chief among them. While I can appreciate a moving drama or a superhero-spectacle movie, Fantastic Fest is where you go when you want to watch those one-of-a-kind type of movies. Just when you think you've had seen it all, you see a thriller about two cannibalistic sisters (RAW), or have a ...


‘MEGAN LEAVEY’ producer analyzes importance of tearjerkers

Preston Barta // Features Editor MEGAN LEAVEY Rated PG-13, 116 minutes. Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Cast: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Geraldine James, Common, Edie Falco, Will Patton and Miguel Gomez Among the evil devices a filmmaker can unleash on an audience, none of them are as potent as a weepy dog movie. I don’t know if it’s because I’m an animal lover who registers every distressed one on screen with ...