THE BOOTLEG FILES: A FAMILY CIRCUS CHRISTMAS
THE BOOTLEG FILES: A FAMILY CIRCUS CHRISTMAS

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil chills with the invisible grandfather in Heaven…



Posted on December 19, 2014 in Bootleg Files, Features by

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WILD
WILD

In her book, Strayed never managed to connect the motivational dots between her self-destructive behavior and the decision to take a long, difficult, potentially dangerous walk, so it’s no surprise the movie’s creators aren’t more successful at making sense of her story…



Posted on December 18, 2014 in Reviews by
THEO’S HOUSE
THEO’S HOUSE

Finnish filmmaker Rax Rinnekangas has created an intriguing experimental feature film that mixes discussions of architectural design with ruminations on regret, loneliness and lost dreams…



Posted on December 17, 2014 in Reviews by
DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 234: NOT OBI-WAN’S GREATEST MOMENT
DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 234: NOT OBI-WAN’S GREATEST MOMENT

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, with the new “Star Wars” teaser and the approach of Life Day had us thinking about some silly moments and speculation in the prequels…



Posted on December 17, 2014 in Reviews by
2015 OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP
2015 OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP

The 12th annual Oxford Film Festival, running February 26-March 1, 2015, has announced its lineup…



Posted on December 16, 2014 in Festivals by
GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – NOTE TO SELF: HOW TO DEAL WITH BAD NOTES!
GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – NOTE TO SELF: HOW TO DEAL WITH BAD NOTES!

Today we’re exploring three quick ways on how to field horrific notes on your scripts or feature films, without jumping off a bridge, or burning a bridge with the person who gave you the notes…



Posted on December 16, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by
TIME BANDITS: CRITERION COLLECTION (BLU-RAY)
TIME BANDITS: CRITERION COLLECTION (BLU-RAY)

Criterion’s new Blu-ray upgrade of Terry Gilliam’s classic “Time Bandits” doesn’t include all the bonus features found in previous releases, such as Anchor Bay’s two-disc Special Edition, but it has enough good stuff that it’s worth the purchase by fans of the film. The improved video and audio are good reasons to grab this one too…



Posted on December 15, 2014 in Reviews by