Film

A Dedication to Unveiling
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

A Dedication to Unveiling

“Unveiling is the story of life. A man’s quest for identity, for realism, for truth. This is by far the ...

On Location with The Providence Children’s Film Festival
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

On Location with The Providence Children’s Film Festival

The ninth annual Providence Children’s Film Festival (PCFF) will take place February 16 through 25 in downtown PVD. The goal ...

Spoiling the Spoilers of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Spoiling the Spoilers of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I signed 15 different non-disclosures to screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But I knew that this movie needed to be reviewed. ...

<i>Don’t Break Down, A Film About Jawbreaker</i>: Columbus Theatre, Dec 9
December 4, 2017 No Commentby

Don’t Break Down, A Film About Jawbreaker: Columbus Theatre, Dec 9

There’s a case to be made that ‘90s punk legends Jawbreaker have a big influence on underground music these days. ...

Annual Short Short Story Film Festival Keeps it Short! 
November 22, 2017 No Commentby

Annual Short Short Story Film Festival Keeps it Short! 

The biggest and best things happen in the the biggest little state, and this Thanksgiving weekend is no different. AS220 ...

Interview: Richard Griffin
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

Interview: Richard Griffin

Richard Griffin has directed 24 feature films in the last 14 years through Rhode Island-based Scorpio Film Releasing, which he ...

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK's Assassination
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

The Searchers Seeks the Truth About JFK’s Assassination

October 26 may, on the surface, appear to be just a regular Thursday in Rhode Island. But under the surface ...

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Documentary <i>Finding Joseph I</i>: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness
August 19, 2017 No Commentby

Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness

[See later Dec 2017 interview: motifri.com/hr-bad-brains-pop] Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, ...

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF
August 17, 2017 No Commentby

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF

Karen Allen was barely into her 20s when she first read the short story, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud., ...