Archive for March, 2009

Second Annual Cinema Eye Honors Award Show Celebrates Excellence in Nonfiction Filmmaking

Second Annual Cinema Eye Honors Award Show Celebrates Excellence in Nonfiction Filmmaking

| March 30, 2009

New York City – The Second Annual Cinema Eye Honors took place at 8:00 p.m. on March 29 at the Times Center in midtown Manhattan to celebrate “Excellence in Nonfiction Filmmaking” for 20 nominated films in 10 specific categories that included outstanding achievement in directing, producing, editing and cinematography. “Waltz with Bashir,” the best foreign […]

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Clandestinos (2009)

Clandestinos (2009)

| March 28, 2009

Clandestinos sets a political conflict in modern day Spain and tells it through queer eye. An impressionable former male hustler, Xabi, from the Northern Basque region, finds a new calling in terrorizing the Spanish government for Basque sovereignty. His brainwashed actions are set off by a getaway in the mountains with a elder male lover, […]

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Tokyo Sonata

Tokyo Sonata

| March 27, 2009

One of the more famous pieces of fiction on the subject of unrest amongst the wealthy elite in post-World War II America is John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio.” In the story, a family purchases a new radio, which by some strange and unexplainable phenomenon can listen in on all of the conversations of the neighboring […]

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Tokyo Zombie

Tokyo Zombie

| March 25, 2009

There’s one thing that you can say for Japanese horror movies. Actually, there are a LOT of things you can say, but one thing you can say with nigh-total certainty is that these guys KNOW their zombie movies. Plain and simple, every Japanese zombie movie I’ve come in contact with (admittedly, it’s maybe only half […]

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Love in the Age of Dion – Is Really For Any Age

Love in the Age of Dion – Is Really For Any Age

| March 24, 2009

Set in 1992 in the Bronx, Love In The Age of Dion tells the story of Frankie Razzini (Jerry Ferris) who returns home after 25 years in search of reliving and mending the past. Drama ensues when secrets of an old love, Carol (Marta Milans) are revealed between him and his “best” friend Eddie (Todd […]

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I Love You, Man

I Love You, Man

| March 22, 2009

When I first caught the trailer for this flick, I had mixed feelings of expectations. On the one hand, writer/director John Hamberg, Ben Stiller’s bitch, ranges from comic genius (Meet the Parents) to just plain retarded (Zoolander, Along Came Polly). But on the other hand, breakout star Jason Segel is hilarious, and I really dug […]

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Law and Order:Criminal Intent

Law and Order:Criminal Intent

| March 21, 2009

Law and Order: Criminal Intent returns to the USA Network this spring with the grand addition of Academy-Award and Emmy nominee Jeff Goldblum, starring as Det. Zack Nichols. Goldblum is just as quirky as ever, as he interrogates suspects, having them second-guess what they have just told him. Goldblum teams up with Julianne Nicolson who […]

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The Perfect Sleep Review

The Perfect Sleep Review

| March 19, 2009

“The Perfect Sleep” is the latest release from Unified Pictures and this is absolutely not your average independent film. “The Perfect Sleep” is a bizarre mixture of film noir and martial arts featuring a nearly indestructible character known only as The Narrator. The Narrator brings us along on his spiritual journey as he is faced […]

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THE ALL-KNOWING ALEX PROYAS

THE ALL-KNOWING ALEX PROYAS

| March 19, 2009

There’s little doubt that Australian director Alex Proyas has a unique take on whatever genre he takes on, from sci fi to film noir, and his latest film, Knowing, is no exception. The film revolves around a teacher (Nicolas Cage) who opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son’s elementary school; […]

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HANKS JNR A CHIP 0FF THE OLD BLOCK

HANKS JNR A CHIP 0FF THE OLD BLOCK

| March 19, 2009

It was inevitable that Colin Hanks would end up in the family business nut has managed to carve out a more than respectable career without the help of father Tom. Now the two are acting together, albeit in only scenes in the Indie comedy The Great Buck Howard, produced by Tom Hanks and co-starring John […]

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