PRNewsFoto/Playboy Enterprises, Inc.Hugh Hefner is old. He's so old that Hollywood types have started projects based on his legacy. There are the rumors (tweeted by Hefner himself) that Diablo Cody is writing a movie about him. And one of the documentaries at this year's Miami Film Festival is Hu ... More >>
Every Miamian's favorite booty-smacking relative, Uncle Luke, did the title track for The U, a documentary about the chaotic rise of the University of Miami's football squad, by Rakontur, the group that brought us Cocaine Cowboys. As part of ESPN's "30 for 30" series, it will air December 12 at 9 p. ... More >>
Here's a last-minute heads up: Tomorrow night is the local screening of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry, the new documentary about the life and times of the tattoo legend. Born Norman Keith Collins, he became the go-to ink man in Hawaii, where he developed his singular style on the bodies of hard-living ... More >>
Miami Beach's own Brett Ratner holds the questionable distinction of being Hollywood's reigning hack director. Critics abhor the filmmaker for brining an unsatisfactory ending to the X-Men trilogy, stretching racial stereotypes into the three-film Rush Hour series, and helming Red Dragon, the mos ... More >>
We're going with a sushi theme this week, with a couple of seafood-related ha-ha's thrown in because, as it turns out, very few people have ever written or said anything funny about raw fish. If you've heard any good nigiri jokes, please feel free to share 'em with us.I never eat sushi. I have troub ... More >>
Our corporate cousins out in Lala-land ran their review of Outrage, a new documentary that explores the culture of closeted homosexual politicians and gives special attention to our own Governor Charlie Crist, and made it their cover story this week. Gee, one of the cover boys certainly l ... More >>
Rising stars from UM say state film commission favors out-of-towners.
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.
Nonfiction continues its ascent onscreen.
DVD releases for the week of July 12, 2007
A conversation with director James Longley
Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see
Students at Paul Green's rock school are learning some serious riffs, but at what price?
Some interesting horror flicks, a couple of relationship movies, and plenty of action save summer from sequels
Locos Por Juana
A local documentary film festival takes on topics not for the timid
Catching the Death Boat Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star Seeing the Middle East in all its colors
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Miami International Film Festival
Who knew you knew Tom Dowd, or at least heard him
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
A Miami couple hosts a documentary festival and tries to shore up the arts at the same time
Colombia spawns its own posse of angry young rappers
Florida's Moving Image Archive pulls out some fine footage
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
The Gay & Lesbian Film festival is back, bigger and more diverse than ever
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?
Stop in the name of love
Festival director Robert Rosenberg plans ahead
Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
The Big Tease
Passport to Life: Destination Shanghai
No money. No filmmaking experience. No hope for commercial success. Minor details didn't stop Joe Cardona and Alex Anton from exploring their Cuban heritage.
Full of dark truths, new Cuban films and videos raise the shades on the island's past, illuminate its present, and -- maybe -- predict its future
Three by Scorsese