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45365 – Final Day to Watch it for Free

45365 is a documentary that was at Full Frame but I never got a chance to watch it. This week it's been on Hulu for free, which I'm very excited about (but today is the last day so watch it now). But for the film itself, I thought it was great. It's very Cinema...

Being Hollywood and Fake Interviews

First off, Oscars. Slumdog - woo! Though no surprise there. It is sad, though, that for a film that swept the Oscars it hasn't even broken the $100 million mark, which means most people haven't seen it. I thought the actual Oscars program was well done. Hugh Jackman...

Did the Digital Revolution Screw Over Cinema?

Two articles from indieWIRE got me thinking this morning. The first is from the all too familiar Geoffrey Gilmore in 'Evolution v. Revolution, The State of Independent Film & Festivals.' A lot of it echoes Mark Gill's much buzzed 'The Sky is Falling' essay from...

State of the Fest – Do festivals matter?

State of the Fest | Part one: Do festivals matter? - The Circuit In the pantheon of viable choices for getting your film seen, film festivals continue to thrive (seems there’s a new one born every minute, right?), and that’s because, putting aside economic factors...

Week of Haircuts and Screenings

It's time to pull out the razor blades, get a trim, and make it look like you've taken care of yourself for the past 6 months. That's right, the parents are coming. Just about every guy has gone under the scissors, myself included. What's the occasion? The summation...

Forgetting the Audience (and Sarah Marshall)

I didn't think much about wanting to see Forgetting Sarah Marshall, but I keep seeing signs that maybe I should. Such as a 5-star review on the radio when I turn on the car, or Roeper's undying love for this movie plastered in a full page New York Times ad. So now I...

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