FILMS GONE WILD: 2014 SUNDANCE #3 (NEVER LET ARGENTINIAN COSPLAY WONDER WOMAN ASK CHRIS NOLAN A QUESTION. JUST DON’T.)

In my ever changing and constantly being revised Sundance schedule, FINDNG FELA and LOVE CHILD get dropped this morning and the first screening of the day will be INFINITELY POLAR BEAR…



Posted on January 27, 2014 by

FILMS GONE WILD: 2014 SUNDANCE #2 (WHY WOULD A S&M CLUB HAVE A CEO?)

So after I get home from the “Artist at the Table” event Wednesday night, I need to get a head start on the movie watching…



Posted on January 23, 2014 by

FILMS GONE WILD: 2014 SUNDANCE (GETTING WHIPLASH WITH MITT ROMNEY)

I have the stereotypical near-catastrophe getting out of New York to Sundance as my flight gets cancelled, but since my eyes are glued to the laptop with headphones on watching a screener, I don’t notice until it’s zero hour prior to when the plane was supposed to take off. Fortunately, there is a flight heading […]



Posted on January 20, 2014 by

FILMS GONE WILD: Q&A WITH “FISH TANK” FILMMAKER ANDREA ARNOLD, FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER’S FIRST FILMMAKER-IN-RESIDENCE

Now that she has returned home to England, I wanted to check in with Andrea Arnold and get her thoughts on the Filmmaker-in-Residence experience and see what lies ahead for the new film project – her first film to be shot in the States…



Posted on November 25, 2013 by

FILMS GONE WILD: SPANISH “DRACULA,” THE BECHDEL TEST AND “ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW”

When I decided to revive FILMS GONE WILD, one of the things I wanted to do was use the column as a forum to get people talking about film and entertainment here – start the conversation, if you will…



Posted on November 11, 2013 by

FILMS GONE WILD: “TWINS OF EVIL”

Forget the twins, this film has the lamest vampire ever!



Posted on November 6, 2013 by

FILMS GONE WILD: THE 2013 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL – THE FILMMAKERS AND CELEBS THAT DIDN’T MAKE IT TO MY RED CARPET – PART 2

And now, the second half of Film Threat’s exclusive on the people that managed to come to this year’s New York Film Festival, yet resist the overwhelming magnetic pull of the photographers and press on my red carpet…



Posted on October 23, 2013 by

FILMS GONE WILD: THE 2013 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL – THE FILMMAKERS AND CELEBS THAT DIDN’T MAKE IT TO MY RED CARPET – PART 1

Well, Films Gone Wild people.. I’m back. And what better way than to start with some cool pictures of filmmakers and celebrities from the just concluded 2013 New York Film Festival…



Posted on October 21, 2013 by

FILMS GONE WILD: 2012 SUNDANCE #3; MITT ROMNEY’S WORST NIGHTMARE

I didn’t even get out of the Dallas House until the afternoon, so let’s just get right to the first review…



Posted on January 25, 2012 by

FILMS GONE WILD: 2012 SUNDANCE #2; I POOP ON YOUR CAR HOOD!

I felt a little bad that my first report had a ridiculously long build up before I got to my first reviews, so we’re gonna kick this one off immediately…



Posted on January 22, 2012 by

FILMS GONE WILD: 2012 SUNDANCE #1; GETTING INTO TOWN, AND GETTING THIS THING STARTED

So it is time to clear the cobwebs off “Films Gone Wild” and start charging this thing up again… Sundance is back!



Posted on January 20, 2012 by

FILMS GONE WILD – WORD ASSOCIATION WITH NORMAN JEWISON

RELENTLESS RENEGADE: THE FILMS OF NORMAN JEWISON will bring not just a comprehensive look at that director’s very cool and wide-ranging filmography to the Walter Reade Theater, but it will bring the director himself…



Posted on May 25, 2011 by

FILMS GONE WILD: DALLAS IFF 2011 – ROUND ONE

Of all the film festivals I have worked with, for and attended, DALLAS IFF is my favorite beyond any doubt…



Posted on April 2, 2011 by

FILMS GONE WILD – HOW SERIOUSLY DO YOU TAKE YOUR MOVIES?

This column has been a long time coming. Actually, posting a new column has been a long time coming but me weighing in on this subject has been gestating for almost that entire time as well…



Posted on March 17, 2011 by

FILMS GONE WILD: SUNDANCE 2011 – THE FINAL ROUND (FOR ME), “I KNEW A GUY THAT TIED FLAMING TENNIS BALLS TO CATS’ TAILS AND LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT. I THINK HE’S A COP NOW.”

Day #4 and I decide to sleep in for a whole extra hour of sleep and skip the 8AM/9AM screenings for the first time…



Posted on January 28, 2011 by

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