Bob Marley: One Love comes across as a single-note film, seemingly crafted as a puff piece heavily swayed by a family's desire to present their loved one in a specific light, and no other. While the dialogue falls short,...
Kate Elfatah reviews the documentary Boulevard: A Hollywood Story that just debuted on Peacock. Gloria Swanson, famed for her role as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, saw the film as an opportunity to revive her career. She envisioned a...
IEM is pleased to welcome Kate Elfatah of Kate's Movie Reviews to our editorial team. Kate is a passionate individual who brings a refreshing approach to the world of movie and TV reviews. Kate indulges in this hobby purely for fun and entertainment....
By Rachael Fisher The trailer only hinted at the amount of pain protagonist Emily would endure at her stay. Screwdriver, written and directed by Cairo Smith is a chilling neo-gothic psychological thriller that tested the theater’s audience with its high...
By Rachael Fisher In these times, audiences are waiting to laugh, to jump, to tear up and to learn or dive into another realm to escape. These films not only transported the audience, making the chorus of laughs or shared...
By Rachael Fisher “Afghanistan – one of the most dangerous places for women today.” - filmmaker Gayatri Kumar Words cannot begin to describe the torture or torment these girls are put through at such a young age. Filmmaker Gayatri Kumar captures...
By Rachael Fisher On My Mind, the Oscar-Nominated short leaving audiences with tears in their eyes and tissues in hands. A heartwarming story about a man and his will to sing karaoke to Elvis Presley’s “On My Mind” for his...
by Dr. Laura Wilhelm, LauraWil Intercultural The Tale of Kiều is widely considered the most important Vietnamese literary work of all time and the poet Nguyễn Du has been recognized and honored by global organizations such as UNESCO and the World Peace Council...
by Dr. Laura Wilhelm, LauraWil Intercultural Bố Già (Dad, I’m Sorry) has become the #1 box office hit of all time in Vietnam and is the first Vietnamese film to break $1M at the U.S. box office.  It is Vietnam's contender...
Sound of Violence opens with a family coping with a father returning from war, not re-integrating back into the mundane day-to-day family life, something many families can relate to.The Tagline "Her music kills" pretty much sets you up to...

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