New Michael Moore film ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ features plenty of populism but not much pop. “Fahrenheit 11/9″ Rated R, 120 minutes The ending of “Fahrenheit 11/9” is so powerful and compelling that when the lights in the theater went back on, there was dead silence. No applause, just a stunned hush from an audience that had
Two of the greatest inventions in history— beer and literature— are coming together thanks to the Toledo Lucas County Library’s upcoming book group Books on Tap. This four-part monthly series will be held at Earnest Brew Works the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., beginning on September 19. Each month a new book
To University of Toledo film professor and independent filmmaker Holly Hey, the art of cinema isn’t about making crowd-pleasing blockbusters— it’s about focusing the camera lens on important social issues.
On the surface, Hailey Ameling’s film Dilution doesn’t make sense. There’s no narrative, no script, not even any dialogue. But after watching it, you still instinctively “get it.” And that’s the 22-year old filmmaker’s whole point.
It’s a good feeling when you can make the Reverend Horton Heat –aka Jim Heath—laugh so hard he nearly drops his phone. I tell the Reverend (not an official title, in case you were wondering) the first song I played for my daughter after she was born was his decidedly irreverent, entendre-laced party anthem “Let