Tag: Entertainment

Local crowdfunded indie film, “The Legacy Sessions,” bridges generation gap

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The film industry has ballooned into something ungainly and unsustainable for filmmakers who are trying to create a project without...

13th Alexandria Film Festival brings record numbers

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] More than 1,000 cinephiles flocked to the Charles Beatley Library and AMC Hoffman Center 22 for the 13th annual Alexandria...

Deeyah Khan attempts to understand white supremacists in “White Right: Meeting...

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] In her 2017 documentary, “White Right: Meeting the Enemy,” Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan works her way under the skin of...

“The Spy Being Home Plate” details the unbelievable life of a...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Moe Berg was a brilliant man, and Aviva Kempner is an amazing filmmaker. So it’s unsurprising that Kempner’s movie about...

“She’s in Portland” is a beautiful, bumpy ride

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The open road, a set of wheels and a dream. In the grand mythology of America, they’re the holy trinity,...

SNL, T.C. Williams alum honors her father in short film ‘Daddio’

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Native Alexandrian Casey Wilson (“Saturday Night Live,” “Happy Endings”) makes her directorial debut in the short film, “Daddio,” which offers...

“This Changes Everything” is an important yet flawed story of sexism...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One of the highlighted movies in this year’s Alexandria Film Festival, “This Changes Everything” makes a compelling case that discrimination...

2019 Alexandria Film Festival brings 53 films to the screen

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every year, thousands of film lovers flock to Venice, Manhattan and Park City to catch a glimpse of the latest...

Review: ‘Joker’ transforms comic book villainy into a chilling character study

By Richard Roeper It's difficult to fathom anyone who has actually seen "Joker" coming away with the impression that it's a sympathetic origin story or...

Review: Brad Pitt adventures to the final frontier in the stellar...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] “The moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there.” In 1962, President John F....