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    NYFF 2014: Kyle’s 5 Favorite Films and Other Ephemera

    Underneath the bass drops and the electronic harmony of the garage music scene of 1990s Paris is melancholy and loneliness. The parties are bursting with verve and energy, but when the music stops, so does that joy. Hansen-Løve’s examination of a young DJ over the course of twenty years is warm and tender, an incredible look at the pros and cons of following your passion, allowing art to be your escape, and the joy of music. More

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    Watch the new trailer for indie drama ‘Listen Up Philip’

    The well reviewed Sundance indie, Listen Up Philip, from writer and director Alex Ross Perry, has just received a trailer. The film centers on an author (Jason Schwartzman) who has recently published his second novel and is in a turbulent relationship with his girlfriend (Elizabeth Moss). Amidst all this he meet his idol (Jonathan Pryce). […] More

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    Sundance 2014: ‘Listen Up Philip’, with Jason Schwartzman, releases its first trailer

    Making a splash with his first role as the lead in Rushmore, actor Jason Schwartzman has garnered a number of fans over the years with lead and supporting performances in features such as I Heart Huckabees, Shopgirl, Marie Antoinette, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, along with numerous subsequent collaborations with Wes Anderson. With a […] More

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    Staff List: The 40 Best Films of 2012

    #30: Cloud Atlas Directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Written by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Cloud Atlas is essentially a patchwork of narratives thematically linked with minor coincidences and recurring symbolism. With six stories spanning several centuries, Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part Two)

      25: The Dark Knight Rises Directed by Christopher Nolan Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan 2012, USA The Dark Knight Rises feels as if it was made up of two equal halves, with the most critical moment of the film breaking the movie in half, almost literally. While the second half may have […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part One)

    2012 wasn’t a bad year for movies. It was actually a great year. The problem is, the movies we were most anticipating, specifically the Hollywood blockbusters like Prometheus and The Hobbit, didn’t live up to our expectations. With that said I still managed to make a list of 50 films I loved. Maybe I just […] More

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    Interview with Alex Ross Perry, director of ‘The Color Wheel’

    I spoke briefly with Alex Ross Perry, director of The Color Wheel (Indiewire’s “best undistributed film of 2011) to talk about siblings and film versus digital formats. Neal Dhand: The relationship between Colin and JR is very interesting. How was it conceived? Is it improvised? Alex Ross Perry: The relationship isn’t necessarily anything that has […] More