NFPW Meets a Member

 NFPW Meet a Member: Jan Lisa Huttner Jan Lisa Huttner is an award-winning American film critic, journalist and activist. She is an outspoken advocate for women artists, particularly in cinema. She works hard to help bring women artists the visibility they deserve. She joined NFPW in Illinois and now lives in New York. She is a…

JUPITER ASCENDING

The Wachowskis’ new sci-fi flick tells the story of Jupiter Jones – daughter of a Russian immigrant, cleaning lady, genetic reincarnation of the queen of the universe. Bored yet? The entirety of Jupiter Ascending is a hodgepodge of fan boy fantasy, cheesy dialogue, and clunky plotlines. The only highlight is the visual effects. Seeing the…

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THE VOICES

Weird & wonderful Black Comedy directed by Marjane Satrapi. (JLH: 4/5) Not yet seen by Rich. ************************* Watching The Voices is like walking a tightrope, which director Marjane Satrapi pulls off brilliantly. This odd, hard-to-describe film is a touching tour de force – even when you’re laughing through your tears. The story begins in the seemingly perfect…