Thoughts on Two Recent Films: Dallas Buyers Club and Catching Fire

By Wheeler Winston Dixon. Matthew McConaughey is an excellent actor, and Lord knows he’s working enough these days, and he brings real fire and presence to every role he attacks. But with the exception of Steven Soderbergh’s criminally underrated Magic Mike, McConaughey’s films often don’t live up to their initial […]

Tribeca 2014 Festival Report

By Gary M. Kramer. The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival wrapped up on April 27th, and by and large the documentary films were the festival’s highlights. The narrative features were more of a mixed bag, with strong performances saving familiar stories. Here is a run down of several films that […]