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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU Movie Review: Capturing the Best First Date Ever

By CinemaSiren | August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Let’s be real here.  SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU may be a sweet story of an epic first date largely devoid of political discussion, but that date is between Barack and Michelle Obama.  Given the contentious and exhausting politics of the presidential election which Americans will be subjected to through November, few who aren’t already missing the …

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Review

By CinemaSiren | August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Playing for a week in four theaters across the country and available on blu-ray and on iTunes August 26th, FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE is a delightful and fascinating documentary about “Disney Legend” Norman, who is widely regarded as the first African-American animator, hired at Walt Disney Studios in 1956.  The tagline for this movie …

Hell or High Water review: August Indie Excellence

By CinemaSiren | August 12, 2016

Releasing this week, and in need of fans and supporters to voice their appreciation at the box office, is the Indie buzz magnet HELL OR HIGH WATER.  Directed David Mackenzie, the director of English award winner STARRED UP, this film was originally released as COMANCHERIA, based on a script by SICARIO writer Taylor Sheridan, which …

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Review: Her singing? Torture. The movie? Sublime.

By CinemaSiren | August 11, 2016

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Review: Her singing? Torture.  The movie? Sublime. This week offers the perfect counter programming for thinking film fans.  Starring one of the grand dames of cinema, Meryl Streep, FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS is helmed by acclaimed director Stephen Frears.  No stranger to working with powerful women in film, Frears has already given us …

SUICIDE SQUAD Review: Fierce Fun for Fans

By CinemaSiren | August 3, 2016

There comes a time when thinking movie fans have to ask themselves, “what is with all the hate for DC”? I’ve already had a number of people ask me if the new release SUICIDE SQUAD is “as bad as they say”…With its release, once again a large number of critics have brought in negative reviews.  …