Go to ...

USTimes

Music, TV, Movies, Comedy, Technology

USTimes on Google+USTimes on YouTubeRSS Feed

March 2, 2021

Film Reviews

Berlinale Review: “Memory Box,” Brilliant Story-Telling

(Berlin, Germany, 2021-02-28, film review by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor, US Times.) If the film, “Memory Box,” is any indication of what is to become available for viewing during the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, it will be a banner year. Unexpected, insightful, tough, triste, joyful and full of love, this film is a must-see.

The 71st Berlin International Film Festival begins March 1st, 2021

Berlinale 2021 – All New Format, Just as Exciting

(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021) Mariette Rissenbeek, Executive Director of the Berlin International Film Festival, and Artistic Director, Carlo Chatrian, welcome us to another year at the Berlinale (the 71st), explain the new virtual format for the Fest and present the films that have been selected for this year’s Competition and Berlinale Special sections. The

Berlinale 2018: Ed Sheeran documentary, “Songwriter,” Premieres February 22nd at the Berlin International Film Festival

Click here to see a clip from Ed Sheeran in “Songwriter.” The film, “Songwriter,” written and directed by his cousin, Murray Cummings, follows Ed Sheeran’s journey as he creates another song. It is scheduled to premiere in front of a worldwide audience at the Berlinale on February 22nd. Writer/Director: Murray Cummings Editors: Ben Wainwrithe-Pearce, Murray

The Art of Film: Mother Caught in Fire Calls 999 In London

Watch this first, then read further. “Operator,” from Writer/Director Caroline Bartleet is a perfect example of how good story well executed drives audience engagement. The script is based on a real and terrifying 999 call. In a few short minutes, 6:28 to be exact, we are drawn into a true life-or-death scenario. A mother, whose

Film Review: “Hedi” Wins Golden Bear, Berlin Int’l Film Festival

INHEBBEK HEDI (Photo by Cirina Catania) Directed by Mohamed Ben Attia Produced by Dora Bouchoucha Starring: Majd Mastoura, Hedi Rym Ben Messaoud, Rim Sabah Bouzouita, Baya Omnia Ben Ghali, Khedija Hakim Boumessaoudi, Ahmed Area Ben Small, Faten Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, United Arab Emirates Filmed in Cinemascope, 88 minutes NOTE: Since this review was written,