American Fiction - Film Review

Film Review: ‘American Fiction’ and cluelessness in communication

American Fiction 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly entertaining' Directed by Cord Jefferson Written by Cord Jefferson and Percival Everett Starring Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, John Ortiz American Fiction opened in December 2023 to great expectations. Could first-time director Cord Jefferson successfully bring the wit, satire and parody of the 2001 novel...
'Invisible Beauty' documentary film review on Stark Insider

‘Invisible Beauty’ Film Review: “This is my world too”

Invisible Beauty 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed by Bethann Hardison, Frédéric Tcheng Written by Bethann Hardison, Frédéric Tcheng Starring Tyson Beckford, Stephen Burrows, Naomi Campbell 2023 | 1h 55m In theaters Bethann Hardison is a neo-renaissance generalist in the world of high fashion. It is not surprising that she co-directed this intriguing...
Viola Davis in 'The Woman King' Credit: Sony Pictures

‘The Woman King’ driven by dazzling performances by Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu

A film to be experienced and admired for years to come.
The Legend of Molly Johnson - Film Review - Mill Valley Film Festival

Film Review: ‘The Legend of Molly Johnson’, a heroine in any century

This Australian Western is riveting for all the reasons that Westerns invite a confrontation over the moral high ground, and more.
Deconstructing Karen - documentary film review - Stark Insider

‘Deconstructing Karen’ an absorbing documentary about two miracle workers who are changing the world, one dinner at a time

“The work that I do is because of love. I believe you all can deprogram yourselves.”
La La Land - Mill Valley Film Festival - Interview Video

Mill Valley Film Festival returns to San Francisco Bay Area for 45th season

Frances McDormand will be in attendance for the presentation of Women Talking, recipient of a Mind The Gap award.
Breaking Film Review - John Boyega
We Feed People - Documentary by Ron Howard - Film Review - Stark Insider

Film Review: Waking up with purpose in ‘We Feed People’

"We not only feed people. We create systems."
Benediction - film review on Stark Insider

Film Review: “Benediction’ a poignant, intriguing look into the War years and postwar letdown

Benediction 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed by Terence Davies Written by Terence Davies Starring Tom Blyth, Jack Lowden Kate Phillips 2021 | PG-13 | 2h 17min In Theaters A highlight of film festivals this year, Benediction stars Jack Lowden as Siegfried Sassoon, one of the celebrated poets of the Great War (1914-1918)....
Benediction Review - Terence Davies - San Francisco International Film Festival

SFIFF Highlights: 892, Benediction, We Feed People

Three must see films from the latest San Francisco International Film Festival.