A film doesn’t need to be great to help make a revolution. “The Yacoubian Building,” a rare Egyptian film to get any kind of American distribution, is overlong and schematic; episodic and melodramatic; and sometimes the acting goes way over the top.
This week, we asked Worldview Film Contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets Multi-media to wax philosophical on the topic of guns in the movies… I tried to remember the first time I saw guns in the movies, but I couldn't do it. It's like guns have ALWAYS been there.
“White Material," the new film by French filmmaker Claire Denis, proves just how complicated the depiction of race is in a film, without going off balance. Claire Denis is an extraordinary woman filmmaker.
It’s not easy making a film about Muslim gays and lesbians. Homosexuality is forbidden and a crime in most Islamic countries. In six countries, according to Sharia religious law, homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty.
Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik reviews the film “Vision,” which tells the story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century German nun who was considered a revolutionary woman then and would still be today.