Farther than far out with enfant terrible Tomi Ungerer

By | February 27th, 2013 | No Comments

Most people know Maurice Sendak and his book Where The Wild Things Are, which, since its publication 50 years ago, has transported millions of children around the world to a darkly magical island in their minds. But who’s this Tomi Ungerer guy whom Sendak says taught him “to be braver than I was”?

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MIFF’d: 15 films to watch in Week Two

By | March 5th, 2012 | No Comments

The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) wraps up this week and, with 105 films in the program, deciding what to watch can be overwhelming. To help you find your way, here are 15 worthy films screening before the festival ends on Sunday, March 11. The guide was compiled by Denise Castillon and the synopsis blurbs were adapted from MIFF’s own film descriptions.

Title: ‘Calvert’ (Spain/United Kingdom, documentary, 86 minutes)

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MIFF’ed: 12 films to watch in week one

By | February 28th, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) starts this week and, with 105 films in the program, deciding what to watch can be overwhelming. To help you find your way, here are 11 worthy films screening in the first week of the festival. The guide was compiled by Denise Castillon and the synopsis blurbs were adapted from MIFF’s own film descriptions.

Title: ‘‘The Porcelain Horse’ (Ecuador, drama, 100 minutes)

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