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DWF 2015: Linda Brown’s YOU SEE ME Clip (Exclusive)

Here we have an exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary You See Me, produced and directed by Linda Brown and making its world premiere at this year’s Dances With Films Festival in Los Angeles. In the film, Brown compiles photos, Super 8 and

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HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT Review

Often narrative films will strive to convey a realistic approach to storytelling, drawing inspiration from real-life scenarios and using non-actors to bring the viewer a documentary-like experience.

In Heaven Knows What, directors Ben and Joshua Safdie blur the lines between narrative and documentary even more by crafting a film based on the life of a young homeless girl named Arielle Holmes and then having her star in the movie as herself. This alone makes the film instantly more compelling to watch and greatly compounds the impact of Arielle’s tragic life, making this a movie you will never forget.

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First Trailer for COP CAR Starring Kevin Bacon

A new trailer for the upcoming Kevin Bacon-starring thriller Cop Car has been released. The film features Bacon as a sheriff whose car gets stolen by two kids looking to have some fun, played by James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford, which leads to some violent results.

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Horror-Comedy STUNG Gets a New Trailer

Horror-Comedy STUNG Gets a New Trailer

One of the more fun films I saw at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was Benni Diez‘s horror-comedy Stung, in which a garden party gets attacked by giant killer wasps. The film stars Matt O’Leary, Jessica Cook, Clifton Collins Jr., and Lance Henriksen. As

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Jason Banker’s FELT Receives A New Poster and Red Band Trailer

A new trailer and poster have been released for Jason Banker‘s upcoming psychological drama Felt, starring Amy Everson, Kentucker Audley, Ryan Creighton, Elisabeth Ferrara, and Roxanne Lauren Knouse. In the film Everson plays herself, an artist struggling to cope with a past sexual

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POINT BREAK Remake Gets a First Trailer

Alcon Entertainment has released the first trailer for the upcoming Point Break remake, starring Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer, and Delroy Lindo. The film, much like the 1991 original starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, revolves around an FBI agent going undercover

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Marielle Heller‘s DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL Trailer

A new trailer for the Sundance hit Diary of a Teenage Girl has been released, which stars Bel Powley as a teenager growing up in ’70s San Francisco. The film, directed by Marielle Heller, also stars Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni, andAlexander Skårsgard, and

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Podcast: Episode 168 – ALOFT, ANIMALS, Director Calvin Reeder

This week, Adam and Kevin review Claudia Llosa's Aloft and Collin Schiffli's Animals before getting director Calvin Lee Reeder (The Oregonian, The Rambler) back on the show to talk about two shorts he's working on (as well as a surprise announcement). Other films discussed include Polytechnique, Tomorrowland,Girlhood, Chappie, A Zed & Two Noughts, and Massacre Gun.

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For Future Reference: THANATOS, DRUNK

Thanatos, Drunk  is a fairly straightforward narrative, a slice of life excursion through the nightclubs and narrow back-alleys of Taiwan. Underneath the fairly mundane day-to-day activities that comprise the surface level plotline lays an elaborate tapestry of emotional entanglements as guilt, pain, love and indifference wrestle within everyone day and night. All matter of existential struggles present themselves throughout the languid days, every new development or occurrence is yet another thread added to the complexities of the interconnected web being woven until everything, inevitably, comes to a head, unraveling all around those involved.