Thursday is a dramatic Russian film is based on a true story, which just wrapped a United States run in Hollywood. With hopes for a nod in the 92nd Academy Awards this story is powerfully crafted. The run in the US gave this film a chance to be considered for an award and as it is a beautiful story this is a blessing. Continue reading “Thursday Short Film Review from @kleffnotes”
Tello Films is bringing a queer holiday to our screens this season with a focus on three female/female romances. Season of Love, written by Kathryn Trammel, who was the winner of the Queer Holiday Pitch contest according to the fully funded Indiegogo page. Brought to you by Tello Films and Dash Productions, ClexaCon attendees may recognize some familiar faces in the credits as well as making brief appearances in the background of a festive party. Directed by Christin Baker, co-founder of Tello, and produced by Ashley Arnold and Danielle Jablonski, this film showcases characters that are left out of typical holiday stories. Continue reading “The Bi Line: Season of Love Preview from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Scott J. Ramsey about his upcoming film X, which will be screening at Another Hole in the Head film festival. This is the filmmaker’s directorial debut and is presented at a queer film. Thank you to Scott J. Ramsey for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Scott J. Ramsey from @kleffnotes”
Charlie’s Angels is an 2019 American action comedy film directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also wrote the screenplay, from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn. It is the third installment in the Charlie’s Angels film series, which is a continuation of the story that began with the television series of the same title by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and the theatrical films, Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003).
The film stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska as the new generation of Angels who are working for a private detective agency. (Wikipedia).
What would you do if intimate images from your life were shared with the world and you could do nothing to stop it? Based on real events that took place in 2014, Hacked focuses on how the women whose images and videos were shared without their permission from iCloud. The hack was investigated and a man was arrested, but this did not mean that the trauma was over for his victims. Continue reading “Hacked Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with the founder and festival director of the Reelworld Film Festival, which took place in October of this year. This event is held in Toronto and designed to showcase BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) content creators and allow diverse communities to claim their own stories and bring unique voices to the table. I appreciate her taking the time to answer all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Tonya Williams from @kleffnotes”
Get ready for the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker with this vital prequel story, Resistance Reborn. While I am using the full title in the header of this article I will be referring to the book solely by the shorter, and more manageable title for the entire review. Set in the wake of the harrowing escape from Crait the Resistance has been reduced to a handful of wounded heroes. While the names Finn, Poe, Rey, Rose, Chewbacca, and Leia Organa are known throughout the worlds, those who are oppressed can only do so much with merely names. With Leia Organa’s final call for aid going unanswered work must be done to rebuild the Resistance with the presence of the First Order ever looming. Continue reading “Resistance Reborn (Star Wars): Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review from @kleffnotes”
Katerina Gorshkov’s feature debut The Experience ties together a variety of genres under the umbrella of a teen coming of age story through the lens of Scarlet, Allison Kove, and her time at a wilderness camp designed to help her stop acting out. Once she arrives at this camp we see her working through her previous experiences from recent years as well as repressed elements from her childhood. As we bounce through these memories, we also see her father’s life outside of his daughter, which is far more dangerous than his family ever knew. Continue reading “The Experience Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Kenny Wong, who will be appearing as James Wong, in his film Dystonia. This feature is based on true events that occurred in Wong’s life and draws from his experiences with a dystonia diagnosis. Thank you to Kenny Wong for answering all of my questions about the film and his work as a violinist. Continue reading “Interview with Kenny Wong from @kleffnotes”
Patsy & Loretta airs October 19, 2019 on Lifetime.