Dustin Guy Defa’s PERSON TO PERSON Gets a Trailer

Magnolia has released the trailer for Bad Fever director Dustin Guy Defa‘s latest, Person to Person, a film about a day in the life of an assortment of New Yorkers. The feature, which is adapted from a short film of the same name

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2017 Los Angeles Film Festival Winners Announced

The 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival is wrapping up today and with that the winners of this year’s festival have been announced. Elizabeth Rohrbaugh and Daniel Powell‘s Becks won the U.S. Fiction Award, Diego RosThe Night Guard won the World Fiction Award, and Karen

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LAFF 2017: DESOLATION Review

Weighing more heavily on our patience than our nerves, Sam Patton’s feature debut, Desolation, is a slow-burn horror flick that never quite goes anywhere, making the proceedings feel inconsequential and lackluster.

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Japan Cuts 2017 Announces Lineup

New York’s Japan Cuts film festival is getting set to kick off beginning July 13th and running through the 23rd. The festival, which celebrates contemporary Japanese cinema, is celebrating its 11th year with a massive lineup, which you can check out below.

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Mubi Announces July 2017 Titles

Curated streaming service Mubi has announced their July 2017 lineup with a slew of great titles, not the least of which is the world premiere of James N. Kienitz WilkinsThe Republic and the streaming premiere of Juho Kuosmanen‘s The Happiest Day

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Kickstart Sunday: BLACK COP

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Cory Bowles and his film Black Cop. As the title suggests, the film centers around a black police officer who, after being persecuted by those around him decides to use his badge to exact

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Criterion Announces September 2017 Titles


The Criterion Collection has announced their upcoming titles for September 2017, including Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca,  Murray Lerner’s rock doc Festival, Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women, Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher, and the newly released documentary David Lynch: The Art of Life.

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FilmRise Picks Up Sophie Brooks’ Comedy THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS

FilmRise has announced today that they have acquired the North American rights to Sophie Brooks‘ debut The Boy Downstairs starring Zosia Mamet. The film, which premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, revolves around a young writer moving back to New York after spending

Dave McCary’s BRIGSBY BEAR Gets a New Teaser Trailer

Sony Pictures Classics has released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming comedy Brigsby Bear, starring Kyle Mooney as James, a man who sets out to finish the story of Brigsby Bear, a children’s TV show that was abruptly cancelled. The film is

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BFF 2017: SHUT UP ANTHONY Review

Continuing its successful festival run after premiering at Cinequest a few months ago, writer-director Kyle Eaton’s Shut Up Anthony just won a Spirit Award for Narrative Feature at the recently concluded Brooklyn Film Festival...and with good reason.

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JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 Blu-ray Review

I don’t think I’m alone when I say what a surprise the first John Wick film was on nearly every level. From its top-notch, next-level action sequences to its unique worldbuilding, Wick’s first outing, featuring the stellar Keanu Reeves, became a sleeper hit in 2014

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2017 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Winners

This year’s Brooklyn Festival Festival wrapped up yesterday and the winners have officially been announced. Rodrigo ReyesLupe Under The Sun won the Grand Chameleon Award in additional to nabbing Best Narrative Feature.

Take a look below at the full list of winners