2014 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND GALA PROGRAMMING

The 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival, running September 4-14, 2014, has announced their first wave of special presentations and gala film programming…



Posted on July 22, 2014 by

2014 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON’S LATEST AS CENTERPIECE SELECTION

Following the announcement of David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” as Opening Night Film, the 52 New York Film Festival, taking place September 26-October 12, 2014, has announced Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice” as its Centerpiece Selection…



Posted on July 19, 2014 by

JOHN SAYLES TO ATTEND FIRST ANNUAL REEL EAST FILM FESTIVAL

Running August 22-23, 2014 in Oaklyn, New Jersey, the first annual Reel East Film Festival has announced that filmmaker John Sayles will be making a guest appearance, among other programming highlights…



Posted on July 16, 2014 by

2014 FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF PROGRAMMING

The 18th annual Fantasia International Film Festival, running July 17 to August 5, 2014, has announced its second wave of program selections…



Posted on June 26, 2014 by

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 2014 SUNDANCE NEXT FEST FILM AND MUSIC LINEUP

The Sundance Institute has announced the film and music lineup for the 2014 Sundance Next Fest, taking place August 7-10, 2014 in Los Angeles…



Posted on June 25, 2014 by

2ND ANNUAL HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

The 2nd annual Housecore Horror Film Festival, taking place October 23-26, 2014 in Austin, TX, has announced its first round of programming highlights…



Posted on June 24, 2014 by

2014 FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING

The 18th annual Fantasia International Film Festival, running July 17 to August 5, 2014, has announced its first wave of program selections…



Posted on June 19, 2014 by

RAZING THE BAR

4 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 83 minutes

2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! [Worsley's] film is more than just a scrapbook. It also explores how much a place like that means to the community that embraces it and critiques the morality of gentrification which often means the death of DIY institutions…


Posted on June 18, 2014 by

SIFF TURNS FORTY: 2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WRAP-UP

The Seattle International Film Festival turned forty this year… with no sign of a mid-life crisis…



Posted on June 17, 2014 by

2014 AFI DOCS FESTIVAL – NEW FILMS, NEW DIRECTOR, NEW SPONSOR

Now in its 12th year, AFI DOCS (formerly SilverDocs) is still morphing into a new kind of festival. Sure, it’s always been about documentaries, and this year there will be 84 films unreeling on all three screens at the ever-glorious AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, off Metro’s Red Line in Silver Spring, and at the numerous venues in DC’s downtown Penn Quarter district…



Posted on June 13, 2014 by

2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WRAP-UP

As you may or may not know, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the world. This year, they screened 435 features and short films from around the globe. As you can imagine, it’s impossible to see everything, so I try my best to curate my personal program wisely…



Posted on June 12, 2014 by

AN AFTERNOON WITH LAURA DERN: 2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL EVENT! Dern fits well into Lynch’s mode because she’s also an insatiable risk taker. “If other people say you shouldn’t do it,” she remarked, “I like to do it”…



Posted on May 24, 2014 by

NIGHT MOVES

5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 113 minutes

2014 SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Reichardt trusts both her actors and her audience to fill in the blanks through sparse, loaded dialog and long, silent close-ups. It’s not just smart filmmaking; it’s visual poetry…


Posted on May 24, 2014 by

THE 2014 OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING LINEUP

The 3rd Annual Oak Cliff Film Festival, taking place June 19-22, has announced its film program and events for the 2014 event…



Posted on May 20, 2014 by

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES THE SUMMER 2014 SUNDANCE NEXT FEST IN LOS ANGELES

Set to run August 7-10, 2014 at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, Sundance NEXT FEST will offer film screenings and paired events as an extension to the annual Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT <=> program of films…



Posted on May 20, 2014 by

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