Dear Evan Hansen won the Tony for best Broadway musical in 2017, but the movie version has come in for more than its share of negative reviews and internet mocking, with particular vitriol aimed at its star, Ben Platt. Is the hatred deserved? In a word, no. I’ll take the haters on, point by point.
https://youtu.be/xvfFe78DSJ4 By Maribeth Thueson, NRFTW Contributor The couples stalk down the dance floor, their bodies close together, backs arched, hips twisting, legs tangling, in perfect unison. There’s no dance more thrilling than the tango, none more evocative of the sexual and emotional relationship between a couple. They communicate their moves to each other so that … Continue reading A Touch of Thriller-TOUCH
Review by Maribeth Thueson, NRFTW Contributor Aretha Franklin was a music icon whose life had amazing highs and lows, which ought to have made a really interesting and moving film. Unfortunately, Respect respects its subject too much, as if looking hard at the ugly stuff would tarnish the image of its subject. Instead, the film … Continue reading ARETHA and RESPECT- A Tale of Two Queens
On this episode William Hammon and Jason Godbey review movies currently streaming on Netflix: Synchronic, Outside the Wire, The Midnight Sky, and The Mitchell's vs The Machines.
Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired the rights to the Award-winning Australian indie feature film RAGE, set for release on all major VOD platforms in North America and a Vimeo On Demand release in Australia on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.
This video is a behind the scenes look at our 16mm short, The Last Hit which we made in 2013 when we discovered four rolls of black and white 16mm film in our vault left over from our film, Ghost Story. which began shooting in 1999.
Have you ever wished you had super powers? What if it was only for five minutes? That’s the premise of the latest action offering from Netflix.
A 60 minute version of Well Groomed premiered on HBO in December of 2020. This new 88 minute version of the film is now available on DVD and all major VOD platforms.
https://youtu.be/5Byeq_hyh2U Review by EJ Argenio, NRFTW Correspondent and Contributor From an outsider’s perspective, Greyhound, the latest film starring Tom Hanks, appears to be nothing more than a rehashed take on many elements from the famed actor’s past. Hanks is once again fighting for the U.S. during World War II (Saving Private Ryan) in a film … Continue reading Greyhound- Tension Built with Grand Simplicity
Irresistible, which also highlights an essential element of our national discourse, namely the need to remove money influences from politics, especially when that priority is at the expense of tangible efforts to change ordinary people’s lives for the better.