Film

Interview: Richard Griffin
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

Interview: Richard Griffin

Richard Griffin has directed 24 feature films in the last 14 years through Rhode Island-based Scorpio Film Releasing, which he ...

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK's Assassination
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK’s Assassination

October 26 may, on the surface, appear to be just a regular Thursday in Rhode Island. But under the surface ...

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Documentary <i>Finding Joseph I</i>: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness
August 19, 2017 No Commentby

Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness

Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, and director James Lathos were both ...

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF
August 17, 2017 No Commentby

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF

Karen Allen was barely into her 20s when she first read the short story, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud., ...

Local Filmmaker Takes on ‘Higher Methods’
July 26, 2017 No Commentby

Local Filmmaker Takes on ‘Higher Methods’

  The recently released trailer for Higher Methods is generating lots of excitement for the film, which director Nathan Suher ...

Waiting For My Close-Up
July 26, 2017 No Commentby

Waiting For My Close-Up

  I made my debut as an extra in motion pictures on July 23. It was the last day of ...

Preview: 2017 RI International Film Festival
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Preview: 2017 RI International Film Festival “Flickers”

After 21 years, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) “Flickers” had its first unpleasant encounter with the new political ...

Womanimation!: Not a Disney Princess in Sight
July 5, 2017 No Commentby

Womanimation!: Not a Disney Princess in Sight

For many, the words “woman” and “animation” lead to one uniform image: The Disney Princess. Maybe Betty Boop if you’re ...

Summer 2017 Indie Films
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Summer 2017 Indie Films

This summer, if you’re looking beyond big studio emoji, fast moving CGI cars or the latest superhero mashup, prequel or ...