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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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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – HIGH SCHOOL

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – HIGH SCHOOL

| January 27, 2010

Director – John Stalberg Jr. Screenwriter – Erik Linthorst, John Stalberg Jr., Stephen Susco Cast – Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis, Matt Bush, Sean Marquette, Colin Hanks, Mykelti Williamson Executive Producer – Olga Mirimskaya, Ryan Lewis, Stephen Susco, John Stalberg Jr. Producer – Warren Zide, Arcadiy Golubovich, Ray Markovich There’s a reason why the stoner comedy […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – 3 BACKYARDS

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – 3 BACKYARDS

| January 27, 2010

Director – Eric Mendelsohn Screenwriter – Eric Mendelsohn Cast – Embeth Davidtz, Edie Falco, Elias Koteas, Rachel Resheff, Kathryn Erbe, Danai Gurira Composer – Michael Nicholas Cinematographer – Kasper Tuxe While there is no such thing as a typical Sundance film, occasionally a writer/director will come along full of his own self importance to make […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – MOTHER AND CHILD

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – MOTHER AND CHILD

| January 27, 2010

Director Rodrigo García Screenwriter Rodrigo García Cast Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Jimmy Smits, Samuel L. Jackson Executive Producer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu The best films at Sundance are those that speak to an audience on themes that are universal, featuring flawed, complex and deeply human characters. Rodrigo García’s Mother and Child is such a […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – THE EXTRA MAN

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – THE EXTRA MAN

| January 27, 2010

Director Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini Screenwriter Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman, based on the novel by Jonathan Ames Cast Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, John C. Reilly, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes, Celia Weston, Patti D’Arbanville, Dan Hedaya Producer Anthony Bregman, Stephanie Davis Cinematographer Terry Stacey Editor Robert Pulcini Music Klaus Badelt Production Designer […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – CANE TOADS: THE CONQUEST

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – CANE TOADS: THE CONQUEST

| January 27, 2010

Director Mark Lewis Screenwriter Mark Lewis Executive Producer Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Clark Bunting Producer Mark Lewis Cinematographer Kathryn Millis, Toby Oliver, Paul Nichola Editor Robert Demaio Production Designer Daniel C. Nyiri Over 20 years after Mark Lewis dazzled audiences with his Cane Toads: An Unnatural History,m, the director is back with a sequel of […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – TWELVE

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – TWELVE

| January 27, 2010

Director Joel Schumacher Screenwriter Jordan Melamed, based on the novel by Nick McDonell Cast Chace Crawford, Emma Roberts, Rory Culkin, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Kiefer Sutherland, Ellen Barkin Producer Ted Field, Charlie Corwin, Bob Salerno, Jordan Melamed, Christophe Riandee, Sidonie Dumas Cinematographer Steven Fierberg Another Sundance another self-important diatribe into the dangers of drug taking […]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – IT’S A WONDERFUL AFTERLIFE

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS – IT’S A WONDERFUL AFTERLIFE

| January 27, 2010

Director – Gurinder Chadha Screenwriter – Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges Cast – Shabana Azmi, Goldy Notay, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Sally Hawkins, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Shaheen Khan, Jimi Mistry, Zoe Wanamaker Executive Producer – Chris Curling, Paul Mayeda Berges Producer – Gurinder Chadha Cinematographer – Dick Pope Editor – Oral Norrie Ottey Production Designer – Nick Ellis […]

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