6 days ago | Film and TV
In the face of last year's loss of state incentives for entertainment production in Florida, Miami-Dade County has stepped up to offer a program that hopes to fill the gap locally. On Tuesday, commissioners voted to approve a rebate valued at $100...
14 days ago | Longform
It's 9 p.m. on a Friday, and the Mutiny Hotel in Coconut Grove is but a sleepy ghost of drug-addled days past. Isis Masoud, a tall, pretty, expectant mother with clear brown eyes that almost match her rusty-brown hair, sits on a gold vinyl couch s...
18 days ago | Film and TV
Scarface is indisputably one of the greatest movies shot in Miami. It was inspired in part by the city’s cocaine epidemic of the '70s and '80s. It included characters who had arrived here via the Mariel Boatlift. And its remake will soon be castin...
1 month ago | Film and TV
For Jeff Friday, the Oscar-winning success of Moonlight, a film shot in Miami by a black director and starring an all-black cast, hardly means anything has changed for African-Americans in the movie business. "I don't really see Moonlight's succes...
3 months ago | Lists
Choosing the greatest films shot in Miami seems like a straightforward undertaking. Simply look for the most popular movies that include some of the Magic City's most iconic locations, right? But not all films set in Miami were actually made here....
3 months ago | Concerts
Last night, after 13 years in existence, Philadelphia's Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, made a Miami debut at the outdoor stage of Gramps. It felt as though many who would have been into this indie rock group back during their 2005 heyday had lost patie...