Archive for January, 2010

SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES AWARDS AT CLOSING NIGHT

SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES AWARDS AT CLOSING NIGHT

| January 31, 2010

The Sundance Film Festival closed with the announcement of its annual awardsw which included some surprises. Films receiving Jury Awards were selected from four categories: U.S. Dramatic Competition, U.S. Documentary Competition, World Cinema Dramatic Competition and World Cinema Documentary Competition. All films in competition were also eligible for Sundance Film Festival Audience Awards as selected […]

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Warning!!! Pedophile Released

Warning!!! Pedophile Released

| January 31, 2010

“Warning!!! Pedophile Released” takes a thought-provoking idea and the potential for an exceptional, engaging love story and buries them under a soundtrack of assorted genres, devastatingly love scenes of nothingness and graphic images, some of which and profound and poignant, others that are futile. With this film there was a tremendous opportunity to engage viewers […]

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Dr. Who: The Complete Specials

Dr. Who: The Complete Specials

| January 30, 2010

On February 2, 2010, WB and BBCAmerica release Dr. Who: The Complete Specials, containing the final five episodes with actor David Tennant in the title role as Doctor Who, whom many viewers consider to be one of the best actors to portray the good doctor in the entire history of the show. This stunning collection […]

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Bonekickers

Bonekickers

| January 30, 2010

Bonekickers is an exciting new BBC series that digs into the mysteries of the past with thrilling results. From the creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes, this show combines the best elements of Dr. Who, Fringe, The DaVinci Code, and CSI to produce an amazing mystery show that is equal parts fantasy […]

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Midsomer Murders: Barnaby’s Casebook

Midsomer Murders: Barnaby’s Casebook

| January 30, 2010

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in Midsomer Murders: Barnaby’s Casebook, a contemporary British television mysteries. The smash hit series stars John Nettles (Bergerac) as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, a dogged investigator and devoted family man, unflappable in the face of the macabre crimes and eccentric characters he encounters […]

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Edge of Darkness (1985)

Edge of Darkness (1985)

| January 29, 2010

This BBC mini-series is the basis for the soon-to-be released motion picture starring Mel Gibson and Ray Winstone. It was directed by Martin Campbell, the same director of the feature. Although the mini-series, which is in six parts, is much longer and more complex than any feature film could possibly be. Which is one reason […]

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7 Days

7 Days

| January 28, 2010

Daniel Grou’s first effort, 7 Days (Les 7 Jours du Talion) is a harrowing tale about a father’s revenge upon the pedophile who rapes and murders his eight-year old daughter Jasmine (Rose-Marie Coallier). Claude Legault is the father, Bruno Hamel, a successful doctor and family man who is frustrated at the plodding procedures of the […]

SUNDANCE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – JAMES FRANCO, HOWL

SUNDANCE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – JAMES FRANCO, HOWL

| January 27, 2010

James Franco can play any character, including iconic Beat generation poet Allen Ginsberg in his latest film, Howl that premiered at Sundance. The film focuses on his creation of the poem and the obscenity trial that followed. Franco is also doing his Masters in poetry, and as he conceded when we chatted at Sundance, Howl […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS –  WAITING FOR SUPERMAN

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – WAITING FOR SUPERMAN

| January 27, 2010

Director Davis Guggenheim Screenwriter Davis Guggenheim, Billy Kimball Executive Producer Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann Producer Lesley Chilcott Cinematographer Erich Roland, Bob Richman Editor Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts Music Christophe Beck Co-producer Eliza Hindmarch Davis Guggenheim is one of the most interesting documentary filmmakers that we have, and he brought home the environment with […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS –  THE COMPANY MEN

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – THE COMPANY MEN

| January 27, 2010

John Wells Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Maria Bello, Rosemary DeWitt Barbara A. Hall Claire Rudnick Polstein, Paula Weinstein, John Wells Jinny Joung Roger Deakins Rob Frazen We live in uncertain times in this recession filled America and that world of corporate greed and those who are tragic victims are sharply […]

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