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Tribeca Film Festival Exclusive: Scott Coffey talks Adult World

Tribeca Film Festival Exclusive: Scott Coffey talks Adult World

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Fame is this generation’s black plague,” is one of Scott Coffey’s favorite lines from his second feature as a director, Adult World. “I thought it was kind of great line and a great truth,” says Coffey. “We all kind of want it and like it, but to seek fame only is shallow.” Uttered by John […]

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Tribeca Film Festival 2013:  Jenée LaMarque and Zoe Kazan discuss The Pretty One

Tribeca Film Festival 2013: Jenée LaMarque and Zoe Kazan discuss The Pretty One

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are two things that screenwriter and director Jenée LaMarque confirms with her first full-length feature film The Pretty One—A)That complex females characters can be brought to life and celebrated on screen in a refreshing, honest, interesting and humorous way; And B) that Jake Johnson has crazy chemistry with actresses named Zoe/Zooey. It took LaMarque, […]

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Greetings from Tim Buckley – Tribeca Film Festival 2013

Greetings from Tim Buckley – Tribeca Film Festival 2013

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

I thought there was no damn way Penn Badgley was performing the vocals as Jeff Buckley in “Greetings from Tim Buckley,” until he confirmed the contrary during a Q&A after the film’s US premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this week. Actor Frank Wood, who plays renowned guitarist and songwriter Gary Lucas, said the […]

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Harmony Lessons (Uroki Garmonii)- Tribeca Film Festival 2013

Harmony Lessons (Uroki Garmonii)- Tribeca Film Festival 2013

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Visually arresting and psychologically engrossing, Harmony Lessons (Uroki Garmonii) is a commanding feature debut from Kazakh filmmaker Emir Baigazin, who with a clear and ambitious vision unearths harsh truths through harsh metaphoric imagery and austere storytelling. Deep in a stark, isolated rural village in Kazakhstan thirteen-year-old Aslan lives with his grandmother. The scientifically-inclined boy is […]

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Before Midnight- Tribeca Film Festival 2013

Before Midnight- Tribeca Film Festival 2013

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

I couldn’t think of a better way to start talking about the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival than to highlight the highly-anticipated Before Midnight, premeiring at the festival later this month. This is the third installment in the ever-engaging story of Jesse and Celine following the beloved Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset(2004). And, what a sweet, satisfying, fulfilling third chapter it […]

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Ashley Bell Interview

Ashley Bell Interview

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

People have an odd way of catching you offguard. Sometimes the most terrifying onscreen entities can prove to be the nicest people you’ve had a chance to talk to. Such is the case with breakout horror star, Ashley Bell, who audiences may recognize from the 2010 “little indie horror film that could” The Last Exorcism. […]

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Jason Coffman’s Top 20 Films of 2012

Jason Coffman’s Top 20 Films of 2012

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here they are, folks, in excruciatingly overthought order. My 20 favorite films of 2012, with intermittent commentary. May God have mercy on my soul. 20. Manborg (dir. Steven Kostanski, Canada, 60 minutes): This was, all things considered, a pretty great year for Canadian comedy collective Astron-6. They released two feature films– Manborg and Father’s Day– […]

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Mike’s Best of 2012

Mike’s Best of 2012

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Avengers assemble! Err- Best Films of 2012 assemble!  I’ve brought you a list of my favorites from 2012, and no The Avengers is not sitting pretty in the top spot, but it does kick off the list at number 10.   10. The Avengers.  Joss Whedon manages to create the ultimate superhero flick with The […]

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Joe Sanders’ Best Films of 2012

Joe Sanders’ Best Films of 2012

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

2012 has been a remarkable year for film.  Though, I guess most years would seem amazing after 2011, but I imagine even with that dynamic juxtaposition, 2012 will be remembered as a great year for film with so many contributions from so many talents that have both pushed the boundaries of cinema and done some […]

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Jef’s Top 25 Home Video Releases of 2012

Jef’s Top 25 Home Video Releases of 2012

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ll admit that I didn’t see a number of the films that I had intended to in 2012. For instance, I just couldn’t seem to squeeze Skyfall, Argo, or The Master in to my busy schedule this fall. Aside from those notable three, however, I actually caught all the major titles I had hoped to. […]

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