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2020

22nd Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

Halloween: The Ranking of Michael Myers

Love (of film) in the time of coronavirus

Orlando’s Indie Cinema Showcase returns at the unlikeliest time

Regal closing again, temporarily

Lessons learned from a first-time fest (OIFF)

18th Annual Global Peace Film Festival

AMC reopening, turning back time

29th Annual Florida Film Festival:
FFF announces program
Festival to blend in-person, virtual events
Film reviews

Orlando’s Alamo Drafthouse delayed, likely until 2021

Old Hollywood has died: Olivia de Havilland, 104, is gone

What’s on, what’s not during pandemic

Telluride Film Festival canceled

Florida cinemas reopening

Sarasota Film Festival to go virtual while regular event is delayed

Coronavirus batters film industry, closes cinemas and postpones Florida Film Festival

Film industry tackles coronavirus

22nd Annual Sarasota Film Festival announces films, guests

Florida’s first Alamo Drafthouse to open in Orlando later this year

Enzian Theater seeks second screen

10th Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival

Oscar Predictions

Oscar Shorts

 

2019

The best films of 2019 and the decade

The Great Star Shift

Changes coming to Orlando’s film slams — both of them

James Dean reborn?: Everything dead is new again

14th Annual Orlando Film Festival:
Opening blog
OFF continues

25th Annual South Asian Film Festival

Change coming to FilmSlam: Enzian parts ways with Jen Vargas

Fall movie preview and Telluride Film Festival wrap-up

The 46th Annual Telluride Film Festival

CenFlo grows

Love Your Shorts Film Festival Summer Rewind

Orlando 48 Hour Film Project

Avengers: Endgame‘s profits analyzed: What does the money mean?

28th Annual Florida Film Festival:
FFF program announcement
Richard Dreyfuss to screen The Goodbye Girl
Programmers balance quality with variety
A look at domestic narrative shorts
Richard Dreyfuss interview
It’s a (shorts) wrap
Award winners

21st Annual Sarasota Film Festival announces films, guests

Director Shawn Snyder discusses To Dust

The best films of Filmapalooza 2019

Orlando hosts Filmapalooza

Ranking the 2019 Oscar nominees

Top 30 movie villains of all time

Ninth Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival

 

2018

Year in Review: the best films of 2018

My top 12 Christmas films: a curmudgeon’s holiday list

David Schillhammer resigns as Enzian director

20th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

Enzian Theater to shrink FilmSlam, change Brouhaha

24th Annual South Asian Film Festival

Central Florida Film Festival moves to Mount Dora

Enzian cancels expansion; what’s next for the cinema?

Lynn Tomlinson: a unique voice in animation

Enzian’s proposed expansion passes penultimate hurdle

Filmapalooza 2019 coming to Orlando

Enzian Theater expansion nears approval

Orlando 48 Hour Film Project Announcement

Megacon Orlando’s tribute to 2001: A Space Odyssey

20th Annual Sarasota Film Festival:
Festival celebrity-guest announcement
Festival to begin with Class Rank
Festival concludes with awards and red-carpet ceremony
A chat with Barbara Kopple

27th Annual Florida Film Festival:
Program announcement
Homegrown: Florida filmmakers embrace their local festival
Film reviews
Pam Grier interview
Opening-night blog
More festival photos
Festival ends with awards and Hitchcock

Filmapalooza 2018

Oscar-Nominated Short Film programs

Reel Representation: Diversity in Film

Eighth Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival
LYSFF blog

Fifth Annual Flagler Film Festival

Ranking all Star Wars films

 

2017

The best films of the year

Ho ho horrible: The four worst Christmas films ever

Enzian Forever update: Parking remains problem

19th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

12th Annual Orlando Film Festival

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Global Peace Film Festival opening-night blog

12th Annual Central Florida Film Festival

Love Your Shorts Film Festival Summer Rewind

Asbury Short Film Concert

Enzian Theater loses Live Oak

Best of Film Festival to debut at Orlando Wyndham Resort

Maitland conducts interim review of Enzian expansion plan

26th Annual Florida Film Festival:
Festival announces films, guests
Lea Thompson to screen Back to the Future
Film reviews
Interview with Lea Thompson

Enzian Theater to resubmit expansion plan (plus tree update)

19th Annual Sarasota Film Festival:
Festival reveals lineup
Tucci, Arquette to attend the festival
Festival concludes with awards and red-carpet ceremony

Filmapalooza Review 2017

Filmapalooza Preview 2017

Josh Martin leaving Uncomfortable Brunch

Oscars 2017: Will La La Land tie the record?

Cosmic Film Festival

Seventh Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival

Florida cinemas to screen Oscar Shorts

Fourth Annual Flagler Film Festival

Enzian hires executive director

Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

 

2016

Year in Review

18th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

Enzian Theater delays expansion

11th Annual Orlando Film Festival

Regal Cinemas Winter Park launches renovations

22nd Annual South Asian Film Festival

14th Annual Global Peace Film Festival

Enzian Forever update

Orlando’s 48 Hour Film Project screens its films

Orlando 48 Hour Film Project moves to July

25th Annual Florida Film Festival

18th Annual Sarasota Film Festival:
Sarasota FF to honor Sophia Loren
Festival announces lineup of films, celebrities
Full summary article

Filmapalooza 2016:
Orlando filmmakers head to Filmapalooza 2016
Orlando movie to screen at Cannes Film Festival
Filmapalooza 2016 summary and film reviews

Sixth Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival

Enzian expansion plans draw questions, complaints

Third Annual Flagler Film Festival

 

2015

“Enzian Forever” construction update

A Changing of the Guard at FilmSlam

13th Annual Global Peace Film Festival

21st Annual South Asian Film Film Festival

18th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

Central Florida Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years

2015 Orlando 48 Hour Film Project screenings set

Jumping the Shark in Orlando (the Sharknado 3 story)

2015 Orlando 48 Hour Film Project Announces Dates

Tomorrowland Boosts Orlando Economy (Interview with Mayor Buddy Dyer)

Enzian Hires New Programming Coordinator

15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival 2015

24th Annual Florida Film Festival

Filmapalooza 2015

Enzian Theater Plans Two New Screens

Fifth Annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival

 

2014

My top 5 of the year, so far

16th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

20th Annual South Asian Film Festival

John Carpenter interview, for Spooky Empire’s May-hem

23rd Annual Florida Film Festival:
Teaser
Intro article: Time to fest!
Film reviews
Susan Sarandon announcement
Interview with Paul Sorvino
Interview with Heather Wahlquist and review of Yellow
Documentary blog
Opening-night blog and mini-review of The Trip to Italy
Shorts blog

Filmapalooza in New Orleans

 

2013

48 Hour Film Project in Orlando

FilmSlam, July 2013

Enzian Theater Hoping to Expand

Florida Film Festival 2013: Celluloid Saturation

In Film, Short Doesn’t Mean Easy: The Lessons of Charlie 

11th Annual Global Peace Film Festival

16th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

19th Annual South Asian Film Festival

15th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

Sundance Shines Again at Enzian, with comedy A.C.O.D.

 

2012

The Year in Pictures

14th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival

Sci-fi and Fantasy Flicks Come Alive at the London Film Museums

Seventh Annual Orlando Film Festival

 

2006

The Top Ten Movies About Art and Artists

 

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