Vita and Virginia: AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | August 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Vita and Virginia: AWFJ.org review

There is much to love about Vita & Virginia, the new release directed by Chanya Button, and co-written by Button and actress Eileen Atkins. Atkins adapted the story from her successful stage play, in which she starred as famed writer Virginia Woolf opposite Vanessa Redgrave, who portrayed her lover, socialite and intellectual Vita Sackville-West. Much like …

Blinded by the Light Review:

By CinemaSiren | August 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Blinded by the Light Review:

Showing the universal power of Springsteen’s poetry How much could an aspiring Pakistani-Brit writer from Luton and a musician from New Jersey have in common? Prolific and beloved writer/director/producer Gurinder Chadha’s new film Blinded By the Light suggests quite a lot. It stands in the belief that people searching for truth, no matter where they …

One Child Nation Film Review

By CinemaSiren | August 8, 2019 | Comments Off on One Child Nation Film Review

On August 9th, Amazon Studios releases Grand Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, One Child Nation, from directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang. An examination of the policy that started in 1980, the extreme population control measure made it illegal for couples to have more than one child. Though it ended in 2015, …

Geek and You Shall Find: AWFJ review

By CinemaSiren | August 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Geek and You Shall Find: AWFJ review

When assigned to review Geek and You Shall Find, I thought what I usually think in such circumstances, the circumstances under which my experience as an art gallery owner that specializes in film art, including superhero, Disney, and, just generally what would be termed “geek art”, is meant to come to bear. In the 20+ years …