Reviewing the top ten movies of the year that was
David L. Cunningham’s “The Wind and the Reckoning” is a Hawai‘i-based historical drama that, while traveling the 2022 festival circuit, has won best feature awards from the Boston and San Diego film festivals. Yes, it’s that good.
Andrew Dominick’s “Blonde” not only earns every bit of controversy it has generated but seems to have initiated it by design
Gina Prince-Bythewood’s “The Woman King” has become one of the year’s most-discussed and controversial films, and the talking points highlight valid questions about representation
‘Predator’ prequel takes franchise to new heights
Thirteen buzz-worthy autumn films you (probably) won‘t want to miss.
Film buffs can be optimistic because movie theaters and streaming services have a wealth of great options on deck this fall. Here are 10 of the most promising.
Branscombe Richmond, a longtime Maui resident and one of the busiest character actors in film and television for decades, has an amazing body of work. His most recent efforts, the made-on-Maui indie comedy, “Aloha Surf Hotel,” and the Netflix hit, “Finding Ohana,” are two major home runs. His latest project is a romantic comedy called “Aloha with Love,” which he is the producer and co-star. Richmond’s conversation with MauiTimes covers his unusual method for his role in “Finding Ohana” and the joy and hard work he puts into his craft.
Jason Scott Lee has a film career that spans 30 years that showcases his startling versatility, athleticism, and willingness to take risks. Lee’s latest projects include playing the father to Peyton Elizabeth Lee’s title character of “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” the new Disney+ TV series based on “Doogie Howser, M.D.” He spoke with Maui Times about those projects, his thoughts on Bruce Lee, while telling some great stories from “Rapa Nui,” “Map of the Human Heart,” and “Picture Bride.”