Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore AWFJ.org Review

By CinemaSiren | April 15, 2022 | Comments Off on Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore AWFJ.org Review

Happily, Warner Brothers and the filmmakers behind Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore have openly flouted ‘Don’t Say Gay’ absurdities with the third installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Right out of the gate, Dumbledore (Jude Law) and Gridelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) talk about the love and devotion they once had for each other. No one is hit over the …

Charlotte AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Charlotte AWFJ.org review

Perhaps you’ve heard about Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust-era graphic novel Maus, which has gotten a lot of press lately for being banned in Tennessee. That press probably made it even more famous and widely read. It’s a gorgeous, culturally valuable book, and it should be celebrated. So too, should Leben? Oder Theater? (Life? or Theatre?), an …

32 Sounds SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 24, 2022 | Comments Off on 32 Sounds SXSW AWFJ.org review

Director Sam Greene’s emotional and experimental documentary 32 Sounds makes the viewer or listener feel gloriously bathed in sound for over an hour and a half. It is a meditation on its power. The film allows and invites you to consider sound in ways perhaps, unless you’re a sound technician or sound artist, you haven’t considered it …

Gabby Giffords: Won’t Back Down SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Gabby Giffords: Won’t Back Down SXSW AWFJ.org review

Whenever filmmaking team of Betsy West and Julie Cohen are slated to release a new documentary, I get excited. They have a way of being sensitive and hard-hitting in equal measure. What is most striking about their new documentary Gabby Giffords: Won’t Back Down is how, for most of the duration of the film, viewers will likely …