REEL TO REAL: BIRDMAN SOARS ABOVE THE COMPETITION & LIVES UP TO THE HYPE

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Written by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr & Armando Bo. Starring  Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts. Nominated for a total of nine Oscars, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is surrealist black comedy at its best. Mocking the artifice of celebrity and Continue Reading

REEL TO REAL: FRANK – A WITHERING COMMENTARY ON CONTEMPORARY POP CULTURE

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson Written by Jon Ronson & Peter Straughan Starring  Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scott McNairy and Michael Fassbender.  What is music? A business? Yes, certainly but what about art? Of course, but sometimes music is life and there’s nothing more. For Jon (Gleeson), music is the ticket Continue Reading