It doesn’t open until July 13, but I had the chance to screen Nancy Savoca’s new film, “Union Square,” at the Thalia Film Club at Symphony Space in May.
Even better, I had Nancy and several of her collaborators there for a Q&A after the screening. You can check out clips of the Q&A session here.
I’m a music snob. There, I’ve said it.
It’s not like it comes as a surprise, particularly if you’ve read me in the past. I’ve even been snobby about this kind of music specifically in columns in the past.
But it comes around again with the rise of “Rock of Ages,” which I refer to as the “Guitar Hero” musical.
How can I enjoy this movie – when I have such disdain for so much of its music? (More…)
My friend Rene Rodriguez, the film critic for the Miami Herald, and I were invited by Eric Kohn of Indiewire to have a conversation in print about the film “Your Sister’s Sister,” mumblecore and whether critics should champion filmmakers. You can find that conversation here.