Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Review (Kirk Haviland)

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Written and Directed by Bob Hercules Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino were the two visionaries behind the creation and innovation of the Joffrey Ballet. Narrated by Mandy Patinkin, Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance tells the history behind the Joffrey Ballet and the story of these two men. Through archival footageContinue reading “Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Review (Kirk Haviland)”

The Island President Review (Kirk Haviland)

The Island President (2011) Starring Mohamed Nasheed Directed by Jon Shenk The Island President is the story of the President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, and his fight to save his island nation from a natural disaster brought on by global warming.  It follows his history from activist to president, but spends most of itsContinue reading “The Island President Review (Kirk Haviland)”

Marley Review

Marley (2012) Starring Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley and Jimmy Cliff Directed by Kevin Macdonald For many of the younger generations with the advent of the internet and the iPhone/iPod that are permanently installed in everyone’s ears, music has become a bit of a shapeless and valueless commodity.  Despite the disposability of a lot of today’sContinue reading “Marley Review”