The possibility of another planet that can sustain life is a frightening thought for many people. Even worse is the idea of a duplicate self on that planet. Would you want to have a conversation with your duplicate or runaway or blindly pretend they do not exist?
Part sci-fi and part indie drama, Another Earth explores many bleak [...]
By Arielle Ford
Rumor has it that the world-renowned director Mira Nair (MONSOON WEDDING, VANITY FAIR, THE NAMESAKE), was in Bombay, stuck in traffic on Marine Drive and in the midst of a movie-maker’s equivalent of writer’s block when she discovered the source of traffic was hundreds of women dressed in all white crossing the street. [...]
I recently saw a powerful new movie called The 11th Hour. Produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio (Opens in Dallas on August 24th at The Angelika Film Center). The movie is about the human drive to ensure its own survival and quality of life. Over 50 leading scientists, thinkers and leaders present the facts [...]
Michael Bernard Beckwith Shares the Truth about Happiness and discusses the new film LIVING LUMINARIES (On the Serious Business of Happiness)
by Arielle Ford
At the heart of the desire for money, fame, and power is a deep longing for happiness. While Amazon.com boasts more than 200,000 titles on the subject of happiness, it appears that Americans [...]
Dan Millman’s book Way of the Peaceful Warrior has inspired spiritual seekers worldwide for over 20 years. Fans of this classic will thoroughly enjoy the movie. Peaceful Warrior is faithful to the story and message of Dan’s beloved book. Nick Nolte gives a stellar performance as “Socrates” the wise shaman who transforms Dans’ perception of [...]
What is the sound of one hand clapping? Does a falling tree make a sound if no one is there to hear it? Do these questions interest you? Then you’re sure to enjoy the sequel to the underground movie hit, “What the Bleep Do We Know?!“.
I wondered if a director’s cut–with more material and several [...]
What would you do if someone gave you a lot of money to sell drugs? Legal drugs, that is, pharmaceuticals. Would you lie to make your sales quota? Would you conceal the truth?
A new indie movie called Side Effects tackles these issues head-on and does it with remarkable candor, humor, and balance. This is not [...]