Back with 40 More: AFI Shorts 2019

By Gary M. Kramer. There are 40 shorts screening in six programs (as well as in front of features) at this year’s AFI Fest presented by Audi. Here are ten highlights from the festival, which unspools November 14-21 in Los Angeles. Sin Cielo is writer-director Jianna S. Maarten’s quietly powerful […]

An Author’s World, Extended: George Orwell on Screen by David Ryan

A Book Review by Tony Williams. After reviewing the latest Criterion DVD release of Michael Radford’s 1984 (1984), I felt obligated to obtain a copy of the above book since the author’s relatively brief appearance on the company’s special edition features revealed some interesting facts worthy of pursuit. My quest was not […]