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The Wedding Plan Review: The little Hebrew-language Rom-Com that could

By CinemaSiren | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may not imagine that you’d be hankering to see a romantic comedy in Hebrew this weekend.  I’m here to tell you, this new indie, directed by Israeli-American director Rama Burshtein, and starring luminous stage actress Noa Koler as well as Israeli heartthrobs Amos Tamam and Oz Zehavi, will win you completely, and put a …

WAKEFIELD Review and Exclusive Interview with director Robin Swicord

By CinemaSiren | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend the new independent film Wakefield opens, starring the unstoppable acting juggernaut, Bryan Cranston. It is a performance where he spends most of the movie by himself, and yet it’s tense, exciting, and represents the sort of character arc that keeps audiences connected and engaged.  Writer/director Robin Swicord is best known for adapting literary …

Everything, Everything: Review and exclusive interview with director Stella Meghie

By CinemaSiren | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

An indie film adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s vivid, enthusiastically received YA novel Everything, Everything is coming to theaters this weekend. Directed by Stella Meghie, who blazed onto the scene helming a screenplay she wrote with Jean of the Joneses, Everything, Everything is a both a coming of age romance, and a dark fairy tale superimposed …

Alien: Covenant Review- Ridley Scott Renews Faith in the Franchise

By CinemaSiren | May 11, 2017

You know when those genre movies that you can’t imagine fans not liking? Despite what will likely be some displeasure of critics saying, on the one side, that it is too much like the original and therefore lacks invention, and the other side saying it expands the mythology of the franchise too much, this review …

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review-Hunnam and Law Enliven this Legend

By CinemaSiren | May 11, 2017

New release King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has about as much in common with The Once and Future King or any other retelling of the classic legend of the knights of the round table as the book and movie of World War Z do to each other: that is to say, nearly nothing. The …