Great Movie: L’Atalante

Consistently hailed as one of the greatest films of all time, but mostly relegated to film schools and the most obsessive of cinephiles in the US, L’Atalante is a masterpiece of poetic realism and its director, Jean Vigo, is an unsung progenitor of auteur cinema.  He was so audacious, and had such a distinct worldview […]

Star Trek: Beyond but Not Even Close

2016 was the 50th Anniversary of the original Star Trek series airing on television, introducing America and the world to Gene Roddenberry’s vision for the future. The release of STAR TREK BEYOND, third in the rebooted movie series, was set to coincide with this landmark event. Countless fans, as well as some of the cast […]

Top 5 Films of 2016

In a yet another year overrun with prequels, sequels, and big-budget superhero movies for kids, seemingly the only directors given a chance to make films that embody the CineArtistry motto of bold, audacious, and personal filmmaking were legacy directors who have already proven themselves time and time again. Fortunately, it just so happens that the […]