United Film Fest 2013: PARK CITY Review 6

United Film Fest 2013: PARK CITY Review

Imagine the film you have spent thousands of dollars upon and toiled over for what seems like decades has been accepted to the Sundance film festival. It’s a veritable mecca of movers and shakers and for an independent filmmaker it’s the place you want your film to play. Very exciting no doubt. Now imagine finally getting there and the only existing print of your film has suddenly vanished hours before their screening. Horrifying to say the least. This is the dilemma that befalls the cast and crew of the film “Hearts and Cash” in director Hannah Rosner’s first feature film, the amusing comedy Park City.

Hot Docs 2013: ‘ALIAS’ Review 5/10

Hot Docs 2013: ‘ALIAS’ Review

Release Date: April 26, 2013 (Hot Docs)
Director: Michelle Latimer
MPAA Rating: NR
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

When you think about Canada, the first thoughts that come to mind are probably not about gangster rap in Toronto.  For some

Tribeca 2013: Award Winners Announced

Tribeca 2013: Award Winners Announced

The winners of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival have been announced with top prizes going to The Rocket, Kill Team, Whitewash, and Oxyana.

The competition featured 12 narrative features and 12 documentaries spanning from 14 different countries. The festival continues now through

Hudson Horror Show 7 Announces Lineup

Hudson Horror Show 7 Announces Lineup

The lineup for the 7th annual Hudson Horror show in Poughkeepsie NY has been announced, with 12 hours off horror goodness including Infra-man, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, Gone with the Pope, Army of Darkness, and a special surprise screening.

All

Maryland Film Festival 2013 Lineup

Maryland Film Festival 2013 Lineup

While the closing films have yet to be announced, the bulk of the 2013 Maryland Film Festival slate is out and it is indeed an impressive lineup this year.  The fest boasts more than 50 feature films in addition to 80 shorts,

Cannes 2013: Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Past’ Trailer

Cannes 2013: Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Past’ Trailer

Here’s the English subtitled trailer for Asghar Farhadi‘s new film The Past, which is set to premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Farhadi previously directed the Academy Award winning A Separation, and by the looks of the trailer, he could have another

Tribeca 2013: ‘Lenny Cooke’ Trailer

Tribeca 2013: ‘Lenny Cooke’ Trailer

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming documentary Lenny Cooke, which premiered last night to a standing ovation at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The film revolves around the life of Lenny Cooke, a basketball phenom that achieved the American dream too early in

Tribeca 2013: Anchor Bay Acquires ‘Mr. Jones’

Tribeca 2013: Anchor Bay Acquires ‘Mr. Jones’

Though the Tribeca Film Festival has just kicked off, distributors are already wheeling and dealing and Anchor Bay was quick on the draw to pick up this surreal horror flick from Karl Mueller.

The film is titled Mr. Jones, and no it’s

Cannes 2013: Full Lineup

Cannes 2013: Full Lineup

The official lineup for the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival has been announced with an extremely impressive lineup including Nicholas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives, Steven Soderbergh‘s Behind the Candelabra, Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring, and many more.

The festival begins May

Sarasota 2013: ‘Towheads’ Review 7.5/10

Sarasota 2013: ‘Towheads’ Review

 

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Shannon Plumb’s Towheads is a hilarious look at being a mother in the midst of a mid-life crisis.    Plumb writes, directs, and stars in the picture,