Daphne Howland

 

Daphne Howland is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • Hava Kohav Beller’s documentary about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict purports to be “suspenseful” but, despite the filmmakers’ diligent displaying of a multiplicity of experiences, In the Land of Pomegranates proves a downcast record...

  • In the 21st century, rape victims, citing fear and shame, report as few as 16 percent of sexual assaults. Imagine, then, the plight of black rape victims in the Jim Crow South, whose attackers were usually white. Yet in 1944, Recy Taylor, a...

  • It's hard to know whether it's intentional that The New Radical, Adam Bhala Lough's slick documentary about "techno-anarchist" Cody Wilson, famous for developing a 3-D–printable plastic gun, presents its subject as a shallow...

  • Ramsey Denison has worked in Hollywood's trenches on reality shows and TV documentaries -- the kind of work that hones camera skills and storytelling chops. That came in handy in the aftermath of Denison's arrest, following his 911 call to report...

  • "Toxic masculinity" is a buzzword increasingly used to describe a state of maleness that leads to behavior hurtful to women, but few appreciate how harmful it is to men, too. In The Work, Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous show how some of...

  • Take My Nose … Please! rescues plastic surgery from Hollywood's "did they or didn't they?" gossip and reality television's odious voyeurism with a nuanced, empathetic (and often funny) introduction to a few women, mostly comedians,...

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