Onata Aprile

The History of Future Folk Movie

The History of Future Folk

It’s not often I encounter new film genres. There’s nothing new under the sun, right? But a comedic sci-fi folk music family film is definitely a first, and that’s precisely what The History of Future Folk is. Light in its approach, this film is low budget and walks a pretty straight path, so while it Read More
Interview: Onata Aprile, Scott McGehee, David Siegel of What Maisie Knew Interview

Interview: Onata Aprile, Scott McGehee, David Siegel of What Maisie Knew

In What Maisie Knew, we witness a custody battle gone sour through the eyes of the innocent center of contention, Maisie, played by the brilliant 7-year-old Onata Aprile. Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan star as Maisie’s bitter, bickering parents, who each remarry, to Alexander Skaarsgard and Joanna Vanderham (respectively). The marriages turn out to be Read More
2013 SFIFF: What Maisie Knew Film Festival

2013 SFIFF: What Maisie Knew

The San Francisco International Film Festival is the biggest festival of the year in the Bay Area, and my SFIFF experience got off to a great start. My festival activities began at the gorgeous Fairmont hotel where I conducted an interview with the team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel (Bee Season) directors of SFIFF’s Read More