Two young men learn to settle disputes the old-fashioned way: pistols at dawn. Carl F. Gauze reviews The Duel, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
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A insightful look at racism and water usage in Palm Springs California. Carl F. Gauze reviews Racist Trees, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
A pair of century old silent films from multiple Academy Award winning director Frank Borzage hit Blu-ray/DVD with new scores by Andrew Earle Simpson. Phil Bailey reviews the 1922 silent Frank Borzage double feature Back Pay & The Valley of Silent Men.
A small child goes missing. The father and grandfather search for her. Successfully. Carl F. Gauze reviews A Perfect Day for Caribou, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
One of the greatest artists you never heard of looks back on his career. Carl. F. Gauze reviews With Peter Bradley, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
Sex and money on a rainy night leads to revelation and broken furniture. Carl. F. Gauze reviews Sanctuary, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
A documentary on an obscure type of beer that’s now the hottest thing going. Carl. F. Gauze reviews Bottle Conditioned, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
The race for the ultimate personal communication device does not go to the early contenders. Carl. F. Gauze reviews BlackBerry, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
The janitor makes it to the executive suite when he revolutionizes the snack food industry. Carl F. Gauze reviews Flamin’ Hot, presented at the 2023 Florida Film Festival.
Meet the biggest selling children’s book author ever. Carl F. Gauze reviews Judy Blume Forever, part of the 2023 Florida Film Festival presented by Enzian Theater, Maitland, Florida, April 14-23, 2023.
Gardening and drug dealing clash in the new South. Carl F. Gauze reviews Master Gardener, part of the 2023 Florida Film Festival, presented by Enzian Theater, Maitland, Florida, April 14-23, 2023.
Life in Queens is packed with drama, pathos, poetry, and family. Carl F. Gauze reviews Somewhere in Queens, part of the 2023 Florida Film Festival presented by Enzian Theater, Maitland, Florida, April 14-23, 2023.
A young woman must defend her lands from evil forces. Carl F. Gauze reviews Mavka. The Forest Song, part of the 2023 Florida Film Festival presented by Enzian Theater, Maitland, Florida, April 14-23, 2023.
Director Helena Wittmann follows up her acclaimed debut feature, Drift, with Human Flowers of Flesh, an immersive and meditative journey that traces the history of the French Foreign Legion. Lily and Generoso review this intriguing Golden Leopard nominated work.
Elvis gets all the attention, but Little Richard is the real father of rock n’ roll. Lisa Cortés’s documentary, Little Richard: I Am Everything, examines the life and influence of the legendary performer. Review by Rob Levy.
Phil Bailey reviews this Blu-ray release of Lover’s Lane, the unfairly forgotten 1999 Valentine’s Day slasher co-starring Anna Farris.
Mikko Niskanen’s recently restored 1972 mini-series Eight Deadly Shots is a complex look at the real-life murders of four police officers in the farming community of Sääksmäki, Finland, in March 1969. Lily and Generoso review the powerful fictionalized adaptation of this tragic incident.
Lily and Generoso review Smoking Causes Coughing, the newest creation from surrealist comic genius Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Mandibles) that follows the adventures and storytelling endeavors of the kaiju-fighting Tobacco Force!
Macabre masterpiece The House that Screamed gets a stunning Blu-ray makeover, revealing a release good enough to convert non-believers. Phil Bailey reviews.
Ink 19 martial arts film historian Phil Bailey takes us to the early days of feminine cinematic kickassery with Lady Whirlwind & Hapkido, a pair of 1972 kung fu films starring opera actress-turned martial artist Angela Mao, on Blu-ray, of course.
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