(Shala) Top 11 of 2014

(Shala) Top 11 of 2014

We here at CineKatz have alittle more business with 2014 before we can give the new and upcoming films of 2015 our full attention. And…

Pick Six: Shoutouts to Sundance 2015 Premieres

Pick Six: Shoutouts to Sundance 2015 Premieres

As a companion to my longer look at the Good, Bad, and Forgettable of Sundance 2015, here are shoutouts to six other (premiering) Sundance 2015 films in the…

Pick Six: Sundance 2015’s Good, Bad, and Forgettable

Pick Six: Sundance 2015’s Good, Bad, and Forgettable

Sundance is always the start of the new wave of up-and-coming filmmakers, films with promise of critical acclaim, the revival of old talent, and the…

“Foxcatcher” (2014): A Flawed Golden Eagle (Review)

“Foxcatcher” (2014): A Flawed Golden Eagle (Review)

What I loved about Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher is that it is the first time in my recent memory that I have been confronted exclusively by…

“Beyond the Lights” (2014): Why You Wanna Fly, Blackbird (Review)

“Beyond the Lights” (2014): Why You Wanna Fly, Blackbird (Review)

It a premise that you have heard before: a young pop princess who is constantly asked to succumb to the hypersexual and fame-whoring demands of…

The Best Films of 2014 (So Far)

The Best Films of 2014 (So Far)

The great people here at The Cinematic Katzenjammer got together a list their favorite five films this year so far. We could choose any movie with…

Pick Six: Black Actresses Who Could Have Been Fantastic Four’s Sue Storm

Pick Six: Black Actresses Who Could Have Been Fantastic Four’s Sue Storm

A new reboot of the Marvel comic Fantastic Four is nearing production and with it the (sort of) announcement of the cast. Though some of…

Pick Six: Best Features of Sundance 2014

Pick Six: Best Features of Sundance 2014

Sundance ended a couple of weeks ago but many of the films have stayed with me. As apart of the press corp for this year’s…

NYFF Review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty exploits pop culture’s fascination with a person deemed “a Walter Mitty”, someone who prefers to escape into fantastical daydreams…

TIFF Review: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him & Her

As one of the most anticipated films of the year, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him & Her is at its core an ambitious film project constructed to convey…