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TV Review: ‘Marco Polo

‘Marco Polo,’ Netflix’s shiny new epic, may not live up to the lofty, unfair “Game of Thrones” comparisons foisted on it by the media. But the young property, created by showrunner John Fusco, still gets a lot right i...
by Jason Teich

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2014 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Blake Robbins (Writer/Director – ‘The Sublime & Beautiful’)

David Conrad is a college professor and sometimes philanderer raising three children in a small Kansas suburb with his wife Kelly. When sudden tragedy strikes the family in the days before Christmas, David and Kelly’s mar...
by Steve Rickinson



Review: ‘Wild’

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee Starring Reese Witherspoon,Thomas Sadoski & Laura Dern The first sound you hear in Wild is a heavy panting. It’s the kind that suggests the woman, Cheryl Strayed, who soon appears to us in th...
by Jake Kring-Schreifels


Interview: Matt Creed (Director/Co-Writer – ‘Lily’)

Lily, a film by first-time director, Matt Creed, is loosely based on the real- life experiences of co-writer and lead actress Amy Grantham. Intensely beautiful, Lily wanders the atmospheric New York City streets as she reevalua...
by David Teich



Slamdance 2015 Announces Narrative & Documentary Competition Selections

The Slamdance Film Festival today announced their Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition programs for its 21st Festival edition. As the premiere film festival by filmmakers for filmmakers, Slamdance‘s showcase...
by Steve Rickinson


Review: ‘La Lotería’

As Augusto Ramirez (Ismael Cruz Cordóva) sits in a Dominican airport waiting to board a plane in Shahir Daud’s short film ‘La Lotería,’ he contemplates his three biggest regrets: A lost bet that led to an embarrassing t...
by Mildred Vargas