Ben Cahlamer

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‘Mass’: Stunning Performances Mark Hard-Hitting Drama

Mass from Fran Kranz is a dramatic character study of two couples coming to terms with a violent event in their past. Technically adept and hard hitting, Mass is now in theaters.

‘Justin Bieber: Our World’: Prolific Singer’s 2020 Concert Doc is More Concert Than Doc

Justin Bieber: Our World features concert footage from the NYE 2020 concert on the roof of the Beverly Hilton interspersed with documentary interviews on the performer’s growth. Unfortunately, it is less documentary and more concert.

‘Blumhouse’ Brand of Horror Is Back With ‘The Manor’ and ‘Madres’

Blumhouse Television returns to Amazon Prime with their final two horror stories, ‘The Manor’ featuring Barbara Hershey and ‘Madres’ featuring Elpidia Carrillo. Both titles are now streaming on Amazon Prime.

‘The Addams Family 2’: Macbre Sense of Humor Is Back

The Addams Family 2 brings back the cast from the first animated film, with a focus on Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz). The story runs out of gas in the third act, but the characters and macabre humor lend a hand to this animated sequel.

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’: Dynamic Relationships at The Heart of Messy Story

Venom: Let There Be Carnage focuses its time on the relationships. Tom Hardy and Woody Harrelson have a blast and the action is great. The story, not so much.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’: Strong Cast Anchors Awkward Coming of Age Story

Dear Evan Hansen Directed by Stephen Chbosky Screenplay by Steven Levenson, based on “Dear Evan Hansen” by Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul Starring Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Nik Dodani, Colton Ryan, Danny Pino, Julianne Moore, Amy

‘My Name is Pauli Murray’: Civil Rights Activist’s Life Comes Into The Light

“My Name is Pauli Murray” is the story of a Civil Rights activist whose name and work had previously remained undiscovered. The documentary brings her efforts to balance the rights of women, African Americans and the LGBTQ community. Now in theaters and, on Amazon Prime on October 1.

Passions & Dreams – Episode 1 of Essentially Cinema

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kqtpx-10da727 Join co-hosts Ben Cahlamer and Anthony Francis as they discuss Ike Einsemann’s career followed by an interview with Eisenmann and “Dear Ike” director Dion Labriola.

Essentially Cinema: A Podcast is Born

Our new podcast, Essentially Cinema, co-hosted by Ben Cahlamer and Anthony Francis begins with a retrospective on Ike Eisenmann’s career, an interview with the writer-actor and an interview with the director of “Dear Ike,” Dion Labriola.

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’: Max Harwood Shines; Richard E. Grant Steals The Show

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a beautiful story of a teenager becoming a drag queen. Newcomer Max Harwood shines and Richard E. Grant shines. Now in theaters, it will hit Amazon Prime on September 17.