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“Who Wants to Kill Jessie” and “The Warriors” This Week at the Epix Movie Free-For-All

“Who Wants to Kill Jessie” and “The Warriors” This Week at the Epix Movie Free-For-All

This week, the EPIX Movie Free-For-All takes us through adventures both fantastic and dangerous–and its completely free, so the risk is well worth taking.

Meet the Filmmaker: Madeleine Olnek (“Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Madeleine Olnek (“Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same”)

We spoke to Madeleine about what lesbian space aliens have to teach us all about our romantic lives, and the value of a funny title. Her debut feature Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same makes it’s New York Premiere TONIGHT at Rooftop.

Watch James M. Johnston’s “Receive Bacon”

Watch James M. Johnston’s “Receive Bacon”

Rooftop showed this sexy, funny short at our “Endless Forgiveness: Romantic Short Films” show in 2009. Now that’s it up online, you can get titilated, too.

Favorite Filmmaker Website

Favorite Filmmaker Website

Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts might have my favorite filmmaker website of the year: jcvr.net. It looks and operates like an MS-DOS screen from 1985. And also contains this…

See “Winnebago Man” in Theaters – Get a Free Ticket to Rooftop

See “Winnebago Man” in Theaters – Get a Free Ticket to Rooftop

The hilarious and charming documentary Winnebago Man hits theaters on July 9. See the film, bring your ticket stub to Rooftop, and get in free!

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing the 2010 Animation Block Party Opening Night Line-up, at Rooftop Films on July 30th.

Watch Literal Video: “Safety Dance”

Watch Literal Video: “Safety Dance”

This doesn’t have much to do with Rooftop 2010, but, man, is it funny. A hilarious relatively-recent new literal video.

NJ Lady Cracks Me Up

NJ Lady Cracks Me Up

I remember my grandma fondly. She was sweet and caring, but a prickly old lady at times. But she was never this damn funny…

Filmmaker Interview: “NJ Lady”

Filmmaker Interview: “NJ Lady”

Jesse Selwyn, grandson and director of “NJ Lady,” talks to Rooftop about why his grandmother is funnier than yours.

Watch: The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9

Watch: The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9

What if mankind’s greatest predators were just big five-eyed blue puppy dogs looking to play? Would we still try to zap them? This adorable and energetic animated film by Jake Armstrong is a ton of fun, and also speaks to humanity’s wild daring and laughably bold ignorance.

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