On playing an egomaniacal director and a life in showbiz.
Stephen Saito is an L.A.-based writer whose work has been published in The L.A. Times, Premiere, and IFC.com.
Tribeca 2020 Review: A Mother and Daughter Redefine Their Relationship on Their Terms in Ruthy Pribar’s Exquisite “Asia”
Alena Yiv and Shira Haas give striking performances in this moving drama about a parent letting go of her child in more ways than one.
An unthinkable death leads to an unconscionable sentence in Sabrina van Tassel's chronicle of a capital punishment case.
Tribeca 2020 Review: A Community Threatened to Be Erased is Committed to Film in Michèle Stephenson’s “Stateless”
A citizenship purge in the Dominican Republic is brought to light in this compelling doc.
The director talks about discovering a group whose ambitions of reimagining the world were limited by how they were portrayed by the one we ...
The filmmaker talks about the redemptive value of this remarkable tale of the tape.
The writer/director talks about how bearing witness to a history of horrors on screen and off led to this fiercely entertaining thriller.
L.A. Asian Pacific Film Fest Review: A Diverse Demographic Gets Their Due in Yi Chen’s Sharply Observed “First Vote”
Like the group of subjects it follows, this consideration of Asian-Americans as a voting bloc is bound to gain importance as the years go on...
The filmmakers talk about how they were inspired by their subjects to outwit the system and show the world what an immigration detention cen...
The director of "Saving Face" on her triumphant return and having her way with words in this beautiful high school-set romance that starts w...