Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) – Leonard Nimoy

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings me yet another personal fave, and the lightest of the Star Trek films to be made. Leonard Nimoy takes the director’s chair as well as helping on the story front to make a commentary on the society of our times (in this case 1986, though it’s still relevant if not more…

Bermuda International Film Festival – The Attack – Ziad Doueiri

The Bermuda International Film Festival screened The Attack last night, a gripping drama about a Palestinian doctor working in Israel. Dr. Amin Jaafari (Ali Suliman) is an Arab working in a Jewish world, he’s a prominent and successful surgeon, has a beautiful wife, and friends. But when a suicide bomb claims the lives of 17…

Bermuda International Film Festival – The Network – Eva Orner

Screening last night at the Liberty Theater (seat A8 yet again) for the Bermuda International Film Festival was a brilliant documentary that had only screened at SXSW previously. The Network follows the first media group blossoming and developing during the continued growing pains that fill its home country, Afghanistan. The Mohseni family returned to their…

Bermuda International Film Festival – Beyond the Hills – Cristian Mungiu

There’s a reason this film won the best screenplay prize at Cannes and the two leads shared the best actress prize and the audience at Liberty Theater in Hamilton, Bermuda found out why Sunday afternoon as it made an appearance at the Bermuda International Film Festival. It’s a brilliant adaptation of Tatiana Nicolescu Bran’s non-fiction…

Bermuda International Film Festival – Ginger & Rosa (Sally Potter)

The Bermuda International Film Festival kicks off this evening with the powerful film, Ginger & Rosa, which Sue got to take a look at during the Toronto International Film Festival. I’m very excited to be able to cover this festival, and am looking forward to stepping inside the Liberty Theater. I haven’t been in there…