Reviewing foreign language films may seem daunting to the general film goer, but there is much than can be learned from exploring international cinema.
The impact of film editing brings together the narrative, acting, sound design, sound mixing, script and the director’s vision into a product for audiences.
The international box-office has moved Hollywood into the back seat in the 21st Century
One of the most successful indie filmmakers in the United States is Earl Owensby from Shelby, NC. (READ MORE)
The language (or the math) of comedy is something that does not always translate (or calculate) for everyone (READ MORE)
If at all possible it is best to review a remake after watching the original film or an earlier version (Read more)
Due Feb. 22 – Lawrence Toppman is the movie, TV & arts critic for The Charlotte Observer (since 1987) and has served as a critic
Film, some argue, at its best, is when it is a shared or a collective experience with others. Film, as an art-form
What is your film bias, or prejudice, or baggage …. (READ MORE)