Film / TV

Viva

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, May 2016 Issue. “Find your voice” is the tagline on the poster for Viva – and it’s a message that resonates strongly for director Paddy Breathnach. [...]

At The Box Office | April 2016

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen Love  Now Available | Unrated | 135 minutes In the latest movie by Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void), an American named Murphy (Karl Glusman) and [...]

Mapplethorpe

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, April 2016 Issue. Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, the directors and executive producers of Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, have found their niche in [...]

“Her Story”

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Megan Wadding, March 2016 Issue. A groundbreaking new web series focusing on the lives and loves of transgender and queer women, and their friends, coworkers and [...]

At The Box Office | March 2016

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, March 2016 Issue. Naz and Maalik  Now available | Unrated | 86 minutes Naz and Maalik are lovers as well as classmates who spend their days in Brooklyn [...]

The Oscar Roster

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, March 2016 Issue. Ahead of the 88th Academy Awards, controversy has erupted over what’s become known as the whitewashing of the Oscars. It’s the absence [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Stuff

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. Written and directed by Susan Guacci, Stuff is a refreshing portrait of two women in a [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Akron

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. A tragedy in an Ohio supermarket parking lot unfolds in the opening moments of Akron, [...]

Lights, Camera, Sundance

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Six hundred miles north of Phoenix, the Sundance Film Festival showcases some of the edgiest voices in cinema amidst the frozen [...]

That’s A Wrap

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, January 2016 Issue. You’ve seen Julianne Moore and Ellen Page in the tearjerker Freeheld. You cackled at Lily Tomlin’s awesome performance in Grandma. [...]

At The Box Office | January 2016

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, January 2016 Issue. Sisters  In theaters Dec. 18 | R | 118 minutes Crackshot comedy team Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star in this film about two estranged [...]

TV Views | December 2015 Issue

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By David-Elijah Nahmod, December 2015 Issue. Danny Pintauro (pictured) first appeared on the television soap opera “As the World Turns” and later in the Stephen King [...]

At The Box Office | December 2015

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, December 2015 Issue. Liz in September  DVD release Nov. 3; iTunes & Amazon release Dec. 1 | Not rated Actress and activist Patricia Velasquez (“The L [...]

Around the World in 50 Titles

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, November 2015 Issue. If an international experience is on this year’s to-do list, you might want to get going on that (you only have two months left). [...]
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