An airborne virus infects the cogs in the capitalist machine in George Seaton’s What’s So Bad About Feeling Good? and makes people subversively happy.
Director Antonia Kilian talks with PopMatters about unveiling the complexities of life in Northern Syria, especially for women, in The Other Side of the River.
Kwan’s art-house Center Stage and Cruze’s vulgar The Great Gabbo both touch on the tragic tropes of performers whose careers suck up their lives.
Actress Eleanore Pienta talks with PopMatters about the challenges of indie film work, the appeal of broken characters, and our era of political correctness.
Filmmakers Jeffrey Wolf and Sam Pollard talk about artist Bill Traylor, born into slavery, whose works define this singular creative voice in American art.
Lionel Jeffries’ film version of Edith Nesbit’s The Railway Children is rich with a charm rooted in a bedrock of social awareness as hard as Charles Dickens.
Director Emmett Brennan on the Meditative Urgency in His Environmental Film, ‘Reflection: A Walk with Water’
Director Emmett Brennan talks with PopMatters about telling an environmental story that can benefit our lives with Reflection: A Walk with Water.
Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland talks with PopMatters about her documentary about two great American writers, Truman Capote and Tennesee Williams.