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Not So Dark After All.

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Share This.True to it’s title, It Is Dark, is a dimly lit short that pulsates with raw carnal energy and surreal aesthetics. Charles Bergquist, who directed the experimental film, creates a clever contradiction by incorporating ghostly explosions of neon hues and an ironic farewell message. Watch and enjoy!

Carly Sioux. | Broken Angel.

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Share This.Making her film directing debut, Sioux presents us with Broken Angel, an avant-noir film that is deliciously disorienting and ingeniously off its rocker. It’s a pleasure to watch an artist grow. We’ve followed Carly Sioux‘s career for some time now and when we heard that she was working on her first film, the anticipation was unbearable. The Brooklyn photographer’s photographic work possesses a gritty aesthetic and devil may care overtone that makes Read More

Happily Ever After. | Saving Mr. Banks.

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Share This.When Walt Disney met author P.L. Travers to obtain the rights to her book Mary Poppins, something unexpected took place. The new film Saving Mr. Banks by director John Lee Hancock explores the unique relationship between two timeless creative forces. Tom Hanks plays Mr. Disney with a disarmingly gentle touch, boasting and smirking his way through every scene. However, Emma Thompson steals the show, filling P.L. Travers with subtle frailty and icy wit. Read More

End of the Road. | Nebraska.

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Share This.Has anyone seen my teeth? Bruce Dern stars as Woody Grant in the new film Nebraska by Alexander Payne as a near-senile elderly man who believes he has won a million dollars. Woody’s son David (Will Forte) agrees to drive his father to Lincoln, Nebraska in order to claim the winnings. Along with Woody’s acid tongued wife Kate (June Squibb), the Grant family settles old scores as everyone tries to get a Read More

A Woman Undone: Blue Jasmine.

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Share This.Woody Allen’s new film Blue Jasmine unfolds as a riches-to-rags story about a socialite in the lap of luxury whose husband turns out to be a criminal. Cate Blanchett plays the title role of Jasmine, a neurotic woman who falls apart as her wealth vanishes overnight before she is forced to move in with her sister in San Francisco. The film carefully interweaves the past and the present. Flashbacks Read More

Model Citizen.

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Share This.Transition can be a scary process. Going from the familiar to the unknown isn’t for the faint of heart. Embracing the spirit of change and evolution,  international model and actor, Louise Donegan, stands at a pivotal point of her career. Conquering the world of modeling and now venturing into the realm of acting, she is swimming in uncharted waters that isn’t without its hazards. Some would assume that models Read More

A Hostage in A Hijacking.

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Share This.A Hijacking follows the story of a cargo ship as it travels across the Indian Ocean when a band of pirates takes the crew hostage. The CEO of the shipping company is determined to get them back alive. The film becomes almost unbearable to endure as the situation escalates from bad to worse. Time becomes an enemy. The minutes drag along as two stubborn parties refuse to compromise. All Read More

Praise White Jesus.

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Share This.White Jesus premieres tonight at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Written and directed by Dug Piranha, White Jesus stars Derrick B. Harden, David Dae Lewins, David Solomon, Kara Elferson and Akil Gibbons, and is executive produced by none other than Dame Dash. A story of love, lust, faith and dreams, White Jesus looks to be an enigmatic indie film that is definitely worth watching. Premiere is tonight at the Gene Frankel Read More

The Painting Comes to Life.

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Share This.In a new animated film by Jean-Francois Laguionie, Le Tableau (The Painting), a society of people lives in segregation. The fully-drawn characters enjoy a life of wealth and luxury, celebrating their beauty on the steps of a lavish castle. While the half-drawn characters and raw sketches are cast out as less than average citizens in this fantastical world. The reality of the film becomes a symbol of inequality. The Read More

Frances Ha Ha.

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Share This.Have you ever wanted to follow your dreams? Be the best that you can be? It might not be so easy. In Noah Baumbach’s new film Frances Ha, Greta Gerwig plays the title role: a 20-something dancer living in New York City with big expectations. Frances dreams of living larger. She wants to be professional and independent. She wants more money, a better apartment, a better job, great friends, Read More