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    Fantasia 2015 Must See Films (Week Three)

    Considered the world’s largest genre film festival and running over three weeks long, Fantasia is celebrating its 19th edition this year and the lineup is pretty incredible. This year’s fest runs July 14 through August 4 and will see over 130 feature films including more than 20 world premieres. Legendary filmmaker Sion Sono is delivering […] More

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    ‘Attack on Titan’, Sion Sono, ‘Cop Car’ among full Fantasia ’15 lineup

    The 19th Annual Fantasia Film Festival is only a week away, beginning July 14 and running through August 4. And as promised for today, they’ve revealed their full line-up of films screening at 2015’s festival in Montreal. This year’s line-up boasts 22 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, and 21 North American Premieres. Both Marvel’s Ant-Man and […] More

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    My Best of the Sundance Film Festival 2015

    Getting to go to Sundance this year was an incredible experience, the weather was surprisingly not terrible, I had great conversations in line with people, and almost every film of the 20 that I saw was good to great. Some of them will likely stick with me all year and end up on my top […] More

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    Sundance 2015: ‘Cop Car’ is an instant Americana genre film classic

    The first impression we get about the film is the landscape – multiple shots cover the empty Midwestern landscape, the environment shaping the lives for our central characters. The next impression we get is one of youth, as a long and impressively non-intrusive tracking shot follows two young boys, practicing their swearing with each other. This is a film that you fall in love with immediately, as it’s hard to not find yourself in these two. The plot of Jon Watts’s stellar film revolves around two ten-year-old boys, Harrison (Hays Wellford) and Travis (James Freedson-Jackson), who steal an abandoned cop car. To explain much further would be to ruin the surprises, wonder and fun that this film has in store. More

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    What I’m Looking Forward to at Sundance 2015

    The Sundance Film Festival is one of the biggest events in independent film each year. That’s surprising that it’s so successful to a former Salt Lake City resident like myself, because January is literally the worst time to be in Utah each year. The temperatures are always freezing, snow is constant, and the inversion makes […] More