V/H/S – Maryland Film Fest

May 5th, 2012 at the MICA Brown Center marked the Maryland Premiere of V/H/S, a horror found-footage anthology that made its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah earlier this year. Having gone to the premiere earlier this year, I had the opportunity of seeing it both at Sundance and at Maryland … Continue reading

Matthew Porterfield

As someone who is used to viewing films with intricate plotlines and heavy character development, Hamilton, a film by Baltimore-based filmmaker, and Johns Hopkins professor, Matthew Porterfield, came as somewhat of a shock.  As Porterfield says himself, “ambient life, environment and soundscape, things that are in the background usually, are in the foreground in Hamilton.”  … Continue reading