“A Woman, A Part” by Elisabeth Subrin (USA, 2016)

A Woman A Part

Great acting, but the way the lead actress is kept at a distance prevents a better empathy

Cast: Maggie Siff, John Ortiz, Cara Seymour
Director: Elisabeth Subrin
Writer: Elisabeth Subrin
Cinematographer: Chris Dapkins
Editor: Jennifer Ruff


“Most Beautiful Island” by Ana Asensio (USA, 2017)

Most Beautiful Island

” BIG APPLE BIG DREAMS” – Excellent first feature

Cast: Ana Asensio, Natasha Romanova, David Little, Nicholas Tucci, Larry Fessenden
Screenplay: Ana Asensio
Director: Ana Asensio
Director of Photography: Noah Greenberg
Music by Jeffery Alan Jones
Film Editing by Carl Ambrose, Francisco Bello

“Prince Of The City” by Sydney Lumet (USA, 1981)

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Actors: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy
Director: Sidney Lumet
Writers: Jay Presson Allen (screenplay), Sidney Lumet(screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Music by Paul Chihara
Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak
Film Editing by Jack Fitzstephens

“Gimme The Loot” (Adam Leon, USA 2012)

Gimme The Loot

Good dialogues. The gospels are annoying.

Cast: Tashiana Washington, Ty Hickson, Meeko, Zoe Lescaze, Sam Soghor, Joshua Rivera
Written and directed by Adam Leon
Music: Nicholas Britell
Cinematography: Jonathan Miller
Editing: Morgan Faust

“Carrie Pilby” (Susan Johnson, USA 2016)


Carrie Pilby

All the men in her life disappoint her… but in the end, the movie succeeds in glorifying patriarchism. What a disappointment!

Cast: Bel Powley, Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, Vanessa Bayer, Colin O’Donoghue, Jason Ritter, William Moseley, Poorna Jagannathan, Cornelia Guest, Joel Michaely
Director: Susan Johnson
Writer: Kara Holden, based on the novel by Caren Lissner
Cinematographer: Gonzalo Amat
Editor: Phillip J. Bartell
Composer: Michael Penn