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Baby Driver film review: Music-Fueled, Frenetic, and Full of Fun

By CinemaSiren | June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stylish, beautifully executed, and slick as a ’65 Mustang, director Edgar Wright’s new release Baby Driver speeds into theaters this week, and is likely to mow down most of the competition on word of mouth alone. It’s the sort of movie that brings a spring to your step and reminds you why you love movies. …

“Maudie” film review and interview with director Aisling Walsh

By CinemaSiren | June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you are Canadian, and you love art, you’ve heard of Maude Lewis.  If you love a story of determination, creativity, and fearlessness, you’ll love “Maudie”, the story of her artistic life that has been brought to the big screen.  Helmed by longtime director Aisling Walsh, and starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke as Maud …

PRIDE IS FOR EVERYONE: Cinema Siren talks Pride with Dustin Lance Black

By CinemaSiren | June 9, 2017

PRIDE IS FOR EVERYONE: Cinema Siren says all people should celebrate, and Oscar-winning writer of Milk and LGBTQ activist Dustin Lance Black explains why. If you celebrate love, celebrate Pride. This weekend, and all month, Pride is happening in the LGBTQ community. Yes, there are parade floats and people marching.  There are scantily-clad folk in …

WOMEN IN FILM CINEMA SIREN INTERVIEW: Director of Megan Leavey Gabriela Cowperthwaite talks about female directors, female soldiers, the freedom of documentaries, and the gift of animal loyalty.

By CinemaSiren | June 8, 2017

WOMEN IN FILM CINEMA SIREN INTERVIEW: Director of Megan Leavey Gabriela Cowperthwaite talks about female directors, female soldiers,  the freedom of documentaries, and the gift of animal loyalty. Coming this weekend is a film based on the real-life experience of a female marine and her canine companion. Review is HERE.  I spoke to director Gabriela …

Megan Leavey: A true-life story of love and heroism brought to film, directed by a woman

By CinemaSiren | June 8, 2017

A powerful love story opens Friday, but it’s not a traditional romance or the usual Rom-Com fare. It’s the story of the love between a woman and her dog.  To be more specific, it’s the story of two war heroes who find the kind of love with each other that saves them both.  Megan Leavey …