Archive for October, 2010

Don’t Let Me Drown

Don’t Let Me Drown

| October 9, 2010

Don’t Let Me Drown is the story of two Brooklyn teenagers finding comfort in each other while dealing with the aftermath of the World Trade Center tragedy. Directed by Cruz Angeles and featuring a stellar cast, Don’t Let Me Drown was a Grand Jury Prize nominee at the Sundance Film Festival and has won the […]

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Interview With Tanna Frederick of Queen of the Lot

Interview With Tanna Frederick of Queen of the Lot

| October 9, 2010

Every once in awhile an interview goes so well that it’s not really an interview, but is more of a conversation between two people That’s exactly what happened recently when I got a chance to talk with Tanna Frederick, star of the upcoming film Queen of the Lot. I had seven questions written out to […]

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46th Annual Chicago International Film Festival LGBT Movie Preview

46th Annual Chicago International Film Festival LGBT Movie Preview

| October 7, 2010

A little bit for everyone seems to be theme of the OUTRAGEOUS LGBT category at this year’s 46th Chicago International Film Festival. There are no heavy hitting queer films like A Single Man from 2009, but here is a preview of what’s ahead: Rabbit Hole, directed by James Cameron Mitchell, from the David Lindsay-Abaire Pultzer-Prize […]

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Scrubs: The Complete Ninth and Final Season

Scrubs: The Complete Ninth and Final Season

| October 7, 2010

New things are only new so long. That goes for everything from a new house to a new car smell to new innovative ideas. This seems to have ben what happened to the series Scrubs initially. When it first debuted on ABC it was very innovative with the humor that seems to slap you in […]

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Disneynature Oceans

Disneynature Oceans

| October 6, 2010

Disney’s latest documentary installment in their popular Nature franchise explores the world of the vast and powerful underwater world which encompasses over 71% of the earth’s surface, the ocean. With eloquent, though somewhat stoic, narration by Pierce Brosnan, he opens the film with a simple and yet complex question: “What is the Ocean?” In truth, […]

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Animals, Whores & Dialogue: Breakfast with Hunter Vol. 2

Animals, Whores & Dialogue: Breakfast with Hunter Vol. 2

| October 6, 2010

Gonzo journalism is a term that described the writings of the late Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson committed suicide in 2005, and the latest film by Wayne Ewing called Animals, Whores & Dialogue: Breakfast with Hunter, Volume 2 chronicles some of the career of Thompson. The DVD, which is available now, is full of interviews, musings, […]

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The Slumber Party Massacre Collection

The Slumber Party Massacre Collection

| October 6, 2010

So, you know the drill here. We’re all horror nerds and we’ve seen the Slumber Party flicks during our get-to-know-the-classics phase. But now’s your chance to experience all the blood shed and shredded nighties once again, all together in one deluxe package. It’s been a while since I visited TSPM. I remember being somewhat underwhelmed […]

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SHANK

SHANK

| October 5, 2010

It’s the year 2015 and London is in a state of anarchy. The police have given up, the government no longer cares, and the wealthy have moved away, leaving gangs of angry and disenfranchised kids to fight for their own lives. Just as in 2002s City of God , poverty has driven even the nicest […]

The Search for Sherlock Holmes

The Search for Sherlock Holmes

| October 3, 2010

Actor and Director David Hayman does the detective bit again, this time not in his television series (Trial & Retribution, Hope and Glory), but in the forthcoming documentary The Search for Sherlock Holmes released on DVD October 26. One can see why Hayman makes the perfect host of this in-depth, archival investigation of the “greatest […]

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David’s Birthday

David’s Birthday

| October 3, 2010

Milan-born Italian Writer/Director Marco Filiberti brings yet another operatic drama to the screen following his debut feature Adored: Diary of a Porn Star. Having garnered numerous awards internationally and selected for the 66th Venice Film Festival, David’s Birthday (2010) comes with a melodramatic surprise equal to I Am Love by burgeoning Italian director, Luca Guadagnino. […]

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