Hans Morgenstern has contributed to Miami New Times for too many decades, but he's grown to love Miami's arts and culture scene because of it. He is the chair of the Florida Film Critics Circle, and most of his film criticism can be found on Independent Ethos (indieethos.com) if not in New Times.
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Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival Gems 2018 has announced its full lineup, and the movies include several Oscar hopefuls from across the globe. Both opening- and closing-night films have been submitted for the Foreign Language category by t...
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Compared to New York and Los Angeles — and let’s not forget Atlanta — Miami can be a difficult place for an independent filmmaker to get funding for a feature film. Last year, Miami-Dade County commissioners approved a rebate system that called fo...
When John David Washington stood up and joined a series of elementary school kids declaring “I am Malcolm X” in Spike Lee’s 1992 movie Malcolm X, he never thought he’d actually become an actor. Much less did he expect to appear in a leading...
This year, Florida’s premier horror film festival, Popcorn Frights, moves its series of chilling works to Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale. The festival gave New Times film critics Juan Antonio Barquin and Hans Morgenstern a preview of several of t...
Photographer and documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield has made a career of chronicling excess, from glamorous youth in Los Angeles who grew up privileged as children of celebrities, to the desperate-to-be-skinny women receiving treatment for an...