Dial a Prayer is the second feature film by writer/director, Maggie Kiley. It's an enjoyable hour and a half; even though Cora, the central character, seems to mope through life... always as dreary as the interminable Michigan winter.
If you can get past the porn-centric theme, which can initially be a bit much, as well as a few unlikely moments, it is a smart little movie about a young man grappling with his truth and coming into himself. Pun shamefully intended.
Join me tonight for my conversation with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. He spent his teens as co-star of the Emmy-winning sitcom, 3rd Rock from the Sun, in a role that put him on the map, and segued into features as a well-regarded adult actor with a wide range of performances.
If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.
"Would You Like Me To Explain?": Jennifer Lawrence In "American Hustle" Jennifer Lawrence's New York accent is dodgy at best
It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."
For many people sexual and romantic education is derived a great deal from television, movies, and, particularly for men
One of the most important things I've learned from directing is how to manage when things don't go according to plan. No
It's October. The heavy hitters are arriving. Clooney and Hanks. Streep and ... well, there is no one like Streep. This week, we have new movies from Tommy Solomon and Opie Cunningham (look them up).
Taking the second spot on the "porniest" list is "Blue is the Warmest Color," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film