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Food Waste Truths Unveiled in Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

  When Chef Anthony Bourdain announces a new film project, we would expect a sumptuous international food tour. In Wasted! he delivers just that, although not the tour we may expect but one with world-changing implications. Bourdain serves as producer and talking head in the new, feature-length documentary Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.   [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Heal: A Documentary Directed by Kelly Noonan Gores

If you’re looking for a documentary that exposes the health problems of our nation and the corruption of big pharma, Heal is not the film for you. The genius of the documentary Heal is that is explores conscious healing and ways in which you personally can use your own mind to heal your body. About the [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Year by the Sea Film Review

S Epatha Merkerson (Liz) and Karen Allen (Joan) race through the streets of Wellfleet in Year by the Sea, a life-inspiring dramedy based on the NYT bestseller. After more than 20 yeas of being a devoted wife and mother of four children, I witnessed my energetic brood going to college. When this happened, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Icarus Film Review

Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov and filmmaker Bryan Fogel   “I believe that Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph.” -Poet Jack Gilbert The documentary film Icarus explores our collective admiration the exploits of athletes at the top of their game, as well as our collective [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Vegas Baby Film Review

If the purpose of a documentary is to widen exposure of a particular issue to a broader audience, then Vegas Baby hits the mark. The double entendre in the title cleverly describes the subject matter: an online competition that was held to win a free course of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) from a Las Vegas infertility center. [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Beatriz at Dinner Film Review

Beatriz at Dinner is a modern-day allegorical tale that asks some of the following questions: Is it possible to reconcile billionaire-class arrogance with earnest goodness and spirituality? Can a non-privileged, caring individual teach a lesson to a member of the one percent? With a dark undercurrent, Beatriz at Dinner is a film that is both [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Hare Krishna Film Review

  If His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada tried to enter the US from India today, chances are the spiritual master would be detained. But in 1964, the septuagenarian Vaishnava Swami was welcomed to the West with open arms and proceeded to detonate a transcendental love bomb on Manhattan’s Lower East Side that transformed [...]

By | June 3rd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

The Documentary Film Tomorrow showcases Modern Solutions

In honor of Earth Day, the new documentary film Tomorrow opens April 21 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills. Directed and narrated by actress Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds) and activist Cyril Dion, the documentary sheds light on creative and successful small-scale solutions to the world’s biggest environmental challenges. The filmmakers’ explorations were motivated by a [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Exploring Love, Death, and Time in Collateral Beauty

  (L-r) WILL SMITH as Howard and HELEN MIRREN as Brigitte in New Line Cinemas’, Village Roadshow Pictures' and Warner Bros. Pictures' ensemble drama “COLLATERAL BEAUTY,” a Warner Bros Pictures release. Photo by Barry Wetcher If death sat on the bench next to us at the dog park and struck up a conversation, [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Seed: The Untold Story Film Review

Vandana Shiva is one of the seed experts and activists featured in the film Seed: The Untold Story Seeds? I thought I knew the whole story: GMOs, Monsanto, the massive Norwegian seed bank. Yet there’s so much more including the true diversity of seeds, the beauty, their essentialness, their history through hybridization, the [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Film|0 Comments