Tag Archives: Newtown

“Moonlight” and “Newtown”: Films to see in October

Welcome to October! We’re in the fourth quarter of the year now, which is crazy to think about. It’s the point in the year where fall festival season dovetails into awards season, with the precursors on there way before long. As such, the throng of Oscar hopefuls is coming next[...]

Hollywood Contenders – The State of The Race: Looking at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders

Ahoy there folks! For what might be my final installment of the annual category/contender rundown, I’m finishing up by again moving on from the big eight categories. Yes, I’m taking a look now at one of the in betweens, or as I call them “mini-majors”. This time out, that happens[...]

The most interesting movies playing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

One of the highlights for me each January is getting to see what emerges from the Sundance Film Festival with awards buzz. I was lucky enough to attend once a few years back and it’s an experience unlike anything else, both in terms of the festival circuit and just life[...]

Dr. Oz discussing SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK and mental illness

By Dr. Oz When I attended the candlelight vigil memorializing the shooting victims of the Newtown Massacre, I talked with people in the community who kept trying to understand the complex machinations in a sick mind that commits such a senseless act. The Newtown shooting created a new sense of[...]