Thursday , July 29 2021

Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, playwright, novelist, poet. She owns and manages three well-established blogs: 'The Fat and the Skinny,' 'All Along the NYC Skyline' (https://caroleditosti.com/) 'A Christian Apologists' Sonnets.' She also manages the newly established 'Carole Di Tosti's Linchpin,' which is devoted to foreign theater reviews and guest reviews. She contributed articles to Technorati (310) on various trending topics from 2011-2013. To Blogcritics she has contributed 583+ reviews, interviews on films and theater predominately. Carole Di Tosti also has reviewed NYBG exhibits and wine events. She guest writes for 'Theater Pizzazz' and has contributed to 'T2Chronicles,' 'NY Theatre Wire' and other online publications. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She professionally free-lanced for TMR and VERVE for 1 1/2 years. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely, Ph.D. Her novel 'Peregrine: The Ceremony of Powers' will be on sale in January 2021. Her full length plays, 'Edgar,' 'The Painter on His Way to Work,' and 'Pandemics or How Maria Caught Her Vibe' are being submitted for representation and production.

2021 SXSW Film Festival Review: Nanfu Wang’s ‘In The Same Breath’

in the same breath

Nanfu Wang's documentary In the Same Breath chronicles the events related to the COVID-19 breakout in Wuhan, China. In parallel Wang relates the events of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Her unique position as a Chinese American citizen reveals her perspective about how the outbreak similarly impacted both countries.

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2021 SXSW Film Festival Review: ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil’

Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil, Michael D. Ratner, Demi Lovato, SXSW FF

This documentary is a cautionary tale for all those who start out in beauty pageants. If they, as child stars, possess the talent to parlay their success into worldwide tours at 25, the exposure can be treacherous.

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2021 SXSW Film Festival Review ‘Executive Order’

Taís-Araújo, Alfred Enoch, Executive Order, 2021 SXSW FF,

This dynamic, often poetic dystopian thriller draws one in with its immediacy. Shot on location in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it's set in the distant future, but its contemporary issues prove stunning.

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2020 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Jacinta’

Jacinta, Jessica Earnshaw, heroin addition, 2020 Tribeca Film Festival

Love bonds powerfully between a mother and child. However, love’s ties can morph into curses. And if the mother can’t heal from past wounds that spawned an addictive nature, that love endangers all under its power. Director Jessica Earnshaw’s documentary Jacinta explores the issues of heroin addition, generational emotional trauma, …

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Hamptons International Film Festival Review: ‘The Song of Names’ Starring Clive Owen, Tim Roth

Clive Owen, The Song of Names

A wartime drama of music and mystery, 'The Song of Names' emphasizes themes of faith, love, grieving, loss, and forgiveness, with historical references to Treblinka and the Holocaust.

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