CinemaSpeak presents Jiro Dreams of Sushi

December 7, 2012

  CinemaSpeak is a free film screening and discussion event featuring movies making an impact on our society. This month will we be viewing Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is an excellent example of a true Shokunin, a Japanese term meaning, in short, mastery of a profession. Jiro and his clan are […]

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Rock it like a winemaker!

October 26, 2012

For the last few years I have really enjoyed wine tasting. I love the wineries. The artistry of both what goes into the wine as well as how these creative people choose to express themselves through the winery. If there were only a way to combine two of my favorite passions, movies and wine, I […]

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5 Indie Films To Watch While Nursing Your New Year’s Day Hangover

December 30, 2011

  The scenario: It’s New Year’s Day and you feel horrible. You are trying to recall the previous night’s events and beyond the champagne-tinged flashes of the clock striking twelve…it’s a no go. The blinding pain in your head tells you that leaving your domicile is a project best planned for the second day of […]

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Why Film Matters

March 21, 2011

“That’s part of your problem: you haven’t seen enough movies. All of life’s riddles are answered in the movies.” –Davis, from the film Grand Canyon I love that quote. The problem is…it’s not true. All of life’s riddles are not solved in the movies. More interestingly, the reverse is true. The real purpose of cinema […]

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