Penélope and Javier

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Is there a more glamorous real-life couple on the world’s cinema screens (and stage) today than Spanish superstars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem? At this year’s edition of the legendary Cannes Film Festival, the married actors walked up the steps of the historic red carpet where their newest film, Everybody Knows (Todos lo Saben) had […]

In Person…Richard Gere

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In many of Richard Gere’s most popular roles, he plays a hero who earns our sympathies by revealing a deep vulnerability beneath his handsome, romantic, out-of-everyone’s-league exterior.  As Navy pilot hopeful Zack Mayo in An Officer and a Gentleman (82), Gere’s cockiness is upended twice; at a military hazing where Zack is forced to admit […]

Miami Film Festival’s Fall Movie Picks

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Fall movie season is official upon us, and with it comes Miami Film Festival’s mini fall festival GEMS. Featuring a stunning 13-film line-up of some of the most buzzed-about titles of the year, Miami film lovers can rest assured knowing that they’ll be taken care of this fall season. But when GEMS 2016 comes to […]

The Other Side of Summer Cinema

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  Summer movie season is upon us, and with it comes blockbusters and superstars galore. This summer is filled with big movies that look like a ton of fun – Suicide Squad, The BFG, and R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party, just to name a few. But every summer there are those smaller, less flashy releases […]

Check the Cinema

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] “I am woman, hear me roar,” sang Helen Reddy in 1975. Forty-one years later, in the film business, we’re still hearing quite a lot of that roar. But does it sound […]

Staff Picks: Top 10 Best Movies of 2015

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The new year is finally here, and with it we end another wonderful year of cinema, and begin the long road to the Oscars. Come December, it’s near impossible to avoid the words “Oscar buzz” when browsing through your favorite film blogs. And this year in particular, much of it is very well deserved. Being the […]

Ezra Miller: On the Cusp of Major Stardom

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By Jaie Laplante, Executive Director & Director of Programming The 22-year-old actor Ezra Miller invigorates two summer movies opening over the next month. In Sophie Barthes’ well-toned new adaptation of the classic Flaubert novel Madame Bovary, opening this Friday, Miller cuts a startlingly contemporary figure out of Bovary’s student-clerk lover Leon Dupuis. In Miami-born filmmaker […]

Guest Blog by Kevin Sharpley: Cheryl Boone Isaacs and The Oscars

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Academy Awards, the biggest event in film is coming soon, and so is my favorite event in film, Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival, and I’m truly as excited […]