Pain and Glory (2019)

A troubled Spanish film director reconciles with an actor & reflects on his deceased mother as he deals with health so he can return to film making.

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood  (2017)

Unrated. Running time: 1 hour 38 min. I have ambivalent feelings about Matt Tymauer’s documentary film, based on Scotty Bower’s tell-all book Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars. This is certainly different from his previous film about the Manhattan urban activist Jane Jacobs, Citizen Jane: Battle for …

The Cakemaker (2017)

In Berlin Israeli city planner Oren (Roy Miller) has become more than friends with Thomas (Tim Kalkhof), the talented baker at the small café where they had met. While eating the baker’s delicious Black Forest gâteau, Oren seduces the young German. During his monthly visit the pair bed down together. Although he has a wife …