Bruce Springsteen canceled his Sunday concert scheduled for Greensboro, North Carolina in protest of the Southern state’s HB2 or “bathroom law.”
Author: Steve Ramos
Steve Ramos is a national, award-winning journalist whose advocacy of independent and art cinema has made him one of America's leading critical voices. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Boxoffice, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Movie Jungle.com, New York Magazine.com, Screen Daily and indieWire among others. In 2001, Ramos broke the story of a Cincinnati art-house theater snipping a sex scene from director Wayne Wang's "The Center of the World," which led the theater owner to ban him indefinitely from the theater. Ramos has programmed for film non-profits like 92Y Tribeca in order to bring independent film to larger audiences. He earned a BA in Philosophy from Xavier University and makes his home in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and son.
This Week in Cinemas & Streams: Jeff Nichols and Michael Shannon reunite for ‘Midnight Special’
Indie vet Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Mud) shifts to studio fare with his Warner Bros. release Midnight Special. Luckily, his smart storytelling remains intact.
This Week in Cinemas & Streams: Tom Hiddleston Plays Hank Williams in musical Drama in ‘I Saw the Light’
Marc Abraham directs Tom Hiddleston in what may be the standout performance of his career, playing Country Western star Hank Williams in ‘I Saw the Light.’
Tights & Masks: Joker (Almost) Crashes Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
‘Batman v Superman’ director Zack Snyder stokes fan hype with news that iconic Batman villains The Joker and The Riddler almost ended up in movie.
Pipeline: Screenwriter David Koepp Joins ‘Indiana Jones 5’
Screenwriter David Koepp, who worked with Spielberg on ‘Jurassic Park,’ will write the next Indiana Jones adventure.
This Week in Cinemas & Streams: Experience True Life Family Drama in ‘Krisha’
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults draws inspiration from family history for his low-budget addition drama ‘Krisha.’ He casts his Aunt Krisha Fairchild in the lead role and shoots the indie movie over nine days at his mom’s Texas house.
This Week in Cinemas & Streams: Live the life of LA food critic Jonathan Gold in ‘City of Gold’
For film buffs with equal passion for food, Pulitzer-Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold receives the spotlight treatment in City of Gold, a documentary that follows Gold’s travels throughout Los Angeles’ ethnic restaurant ecosystem from strip mall restaurant to Echo Park food truck.
Tights & Masks: Check out New Captain America: Civil War Posters
Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr. is promoting the upcoming Captain America: Civil War as “The Godfather of superhero movies.”
Pipeline: Joseph Gordon-Levitt exits ‘Sandman’
Joseph Gordon-Levitt exits Sandman after first setting up the project in 2013 at Warner Bros.
This Week in Cinemas & Streams: Experience Hollywood-Inspired Disaster in Norwegian Tsunami movie ‘the wave’
The Wave director Roar Uthaug draws inspiration from Hollywood disaster movies with the story of a Norwegian geologist caught in a giant tsunami.