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The Boys of Summer in This Ain’t California

The Boys of Summer in This Ain’t California

Our intern Samantha Hill picks This Ain’t California as her favorite film of the summer.

If You Haven’t Yet Seen ‘The Imposter’…

If You Haven’t Yet Seen ‘The Imposter’…

Bart Layton’s ‘The Imposter’ playing now at Sunshine Cinema. Don’t miss out!

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

The Comedy is a fiction film about a self-absorbed, filthy-rich, entitled, obnoxious, lazy hipster who goes around insulting his friends and condescending to strangers—and I genuinely, deeply cared about him.

Slamdance Review: Heavy Girls

Slamdance Review: Heavy Girls

Heavy Girls (Dicke Maedchen) is a touching unconventional love story about Sven, his dementia suffering mother Edeltraut and her married male home care worker Daniel.

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

A myth is brewing. A storm is a-coming. The beasts are rising. A radical work of cinematic passion, Beasts of the Southern Wild does what cinema was made to do: dazzle, inspire, confound.

Why You Too Will Like “UNDEFEATED”

Why You Too Will Like “UNDEFEATED”

Undefeated has the power to make a football fan out of you.

NYFF: A Lazy Review of THE STUDENT (EL ESTUDIANTE)

NYFF: A Lazy Review of THE STUDENT (EL ESTUDIANTE)

Review of Santiago Mitre’s debut feature THE STUDENT, which made its NY Premiere at the NYFF.

NYFF Review: THE KID WITH A BIKE

NYFF Review: THE KID WITH A BIKE

Our review of the NYFF’s THE KID WITH A BIKE, which will be released in 2012 by Sundance Selects.

My Favorite Rooftop Film: La Bocca Del Lupo

My Favorite Rooftop Film: La Bocca Del Lupo

I truly have loved every Rooftop Film we’ve picked this summer. They’re always characterized by one thing, showcasing how differently people live, and how differently they can look at life. But if asked to choose the one film that I’ll most remember and take away with me, it has to be La Bocca del Lupo, a beautiful documentary about love and memory in the enigmatic seaport city of Genoa.

FAKE IT SO REAL, I LOVE ME SOME WRESTLING!

FAKE IT SO REAL, I LOVE ME SOME WRESTLING!

I’m a child of the early 80’s so by default, I was a child of the WWF generation.  For as long as I can remember watching wrestling was a huge part of my media consumption, and I guess I never really stopped watching. Strangely, it’s always been a part of my life, even subconsciously. For […]

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