Miami International Film Festival Turns 31 with 100 Films from 40 Countries, Kicks Off Friday

FFCC member Hans Morgenstern spoke with the Miami International Film Festival’s executive director Jaie Laplante at the 31st annual, 10-day long festival loomed. The following is an excerpt from a recent interview with Laplante.

Records, Milestones and Feats achieved at the 2014 Oscars

FFCC member Reuben Pereira breaks down some firsts, milestones and records broken at the 2014 Oscars.

‘Omar’ Actors Discuss Palestinian Perspective of Oscar-Nominated Film

FFCC member Hans Morgenstern chatted with Omar actors Adam Bakri and Leem Lubany. The following is an excerpt from his interview.

‘Act of Killing’ directors respond to Oscar nomination

When the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards were announced last month, FFCC member Hans Morgenstern immediately reached out to one of the nominees, The Act of Killing co-director Joshua Oppenheimer. The following is an excerpt from his interview.

The Long Goodbye: Best of 2013

Miami Sun Post critic Rubén Rosario looks back at the year that was. The following is the online version of his story published in the print edition of the Miami Sun Post.

Steve Persall on how much the Golden Globes really matter

The Tampa Bay Times‘ film critic (and FFCC member) Steve Persall goes into how much the Golden Globes, which take place this Sunday (January 12) matter. The following is an excerpt from his piece in the Times.

Margot Robbie on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’: It’s not a movie to please the masses

FFCC member Hans Morgenstern chatted with The Wolf of Wall Street breakout star Margot Robbie. The following is an excerpt from his interview.

Hap’s favorite films of 2013: No one standout, but lots of winners

As the year comes to a close and moviegoers start thinking of awards, there is no clear favorite for the Best Picture Oscar, but a general acknowledgement that 2013 has seen several first-rate films, from major studio releases (Gravity) to small independent movies (Nebraska). From the over-praised (American Hustle) to the underappreciated (Stories We Tell) […]