15 07, 2019

NEW SCREENING SERIES

By |2019-07-17T09:51:00-05:00July 15th, 2019|FILM SPOTLIGHT, SPECIAL EDITION, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

Miami Film Festival announces the NEON Screening Series for the second half of 2019! Ever since its first release just about 2 ½ years ago, the new US Distributor NEON has made a distinct name for itself as a hip, edgy, quality brand that supports exceptional new arthouse and independent cinema for theatrical release. From [...]

2 04, 2019

Shorts For The Win

By |2019-04-04T14:01:36-05:00April 2nd, 2019|FILM SPOTLIGHT, SPECIAL EDITION, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

What is the hottest trend in cinema so far in 2019? Surprise – short film programs! This year, the annual theatrical touring program of Oscar Nominated Shorts set a series-high box office record in 2019 ($3.53 million), and at the recent 36th edition of Miami Film Festival, four separate shorts programs were among the [...]

9 07, 2018

Joint Custody Blows

By |2019-03-11T19:02:54-05:00July 9th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

First, the laughter. In 2005, American indie filmmaker Noah Baumbach released his third major film and received his only Oscar nomination to date with The Squid and The Whale (one night only at the Tower – Tuesday, July 17th), a semi-autobiographical remembrance of his teenage perceptions of the divorce of his Brooklyn [...]

22 05, 2018

Penélope & Javier

By |2019-03-11T19:02:55-05:00May 22nd, 2018|Celebrity, FILM SPOTLIGHT, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

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) [...]

3 05, 2018

Miami, You’re so Blessed!

By |2019-03-11T19:02:55-05:00May 3rd, 2018|TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

You may have heard about the latest epic battle for the future of cinema that erupted last month: Cannes Film Festival vs. Netflix. In one corner…the Festival, passionately defending the originist notion that cinema is at its purest in a theatrical setting.  In the other…Netflix, the world’s newest megastudio, with $8 billion to fund the [...]

29 08, 2017

PAULINA – ARGENTINA’S SHOCKING DRAMA RETURNS TO MIAMI

By |2019-03-11T19:02:59-05:00August 29th, 2017|FILM SPOTLIGHT, NOW PLAYING, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

I still remember the shock I felt when I first saw Santiago Mitre’s Paulina (La patota) at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes (where it would go on to win the Nespresso Grand Prize) – and it wasn’t because of the film’s violent central episode.  Rather, it was shock about how clearly Mitre [...]

20 05, 2016

Review: 2016 Festival Selection ‘Weiner’ Opens at MDC’s Tower Theater

By |2019-03-11T19:03:07-05:00May 20th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

“The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.” – Marshall McLuhan So begins Weiner, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s energetic, powerhouse documentary about Anthony Weiner. It’s a fitting quote; the former democratic congressman was caught in the middle of a sexting scandal when it came to light that he [...]

30 03, 2016

GEMS Winner ‘The Clan’ Now Playing at MDC’s Tower Theater

By |2019-03-11T19:03:09-05:00March 30th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

They say truth is stranger than fiction. After seeing The Clan, you’ll be inclined to agree. On the surface the Puccios look like most other families. But something sinister is lurking behind the closed doors of the Puccios’ home. Family patriarch Arquimedes (Guillermo Francella), along with the help of his eldest son (Peter Lanzani) have [...]

28 01, 2016

Foreign Language Oscar Nominees Make Their Way to MDC’s Tower Theater

By |2019-03-11T19:03:10-05:00January 28th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

The Oscars are exactly one month away, and with Hollywood’s biggest night just around the corner, it’s time for film aficionados to get caught up on the buzziest of the nominated titles. The Best Foreign Language Film category is often the trickiest to tackle -- but not in Miami. We have a booming Festival and art [...]

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