Currently Browsing: March 6, 2017

Rachel’s Rendez-vous with French Cinema

Every year, Film Linc — the Film Society of Lincoln Center — hosts a series called Rendez-Vous with French Cinema (programmed in collaboration with UniFrance). This was my first time attending the festival, and I am so glad that I went! After grabbing a bite to eat with Jan, we ran over to the Walter Reade Theater […]


‘Sophie and the Rising Sun’ is a waterfall of emotion

Sophie and the Rising Sun (written/directed by filmmaker Maggie Greenwald who based her screenplay on a novel by Augusta Trobaugh) is the beautiful story of one couple’s determination to defy the odds and build a life together. Although it is set in the 1940s, it has a timely plot, gripping performances, and stunning scenery. My focus is on the […]


‘Institute’ director shines in golden age of horror

If we’re in a golden age of horror, female directors are emerging as major players in the genre. March will see four releases with women at the helm, including this week’s The Institute directed by Pamela Romanowsky and James Franco. This will be Romanowsky’s third film with Franco, along with the anthology film The Color […]