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Review: ‘Advanced Style’

Review: ‘Advanced Style’

Directed by Lina Plioplyte  Produced by Ari Seth Cohen Now playing at NYC’s Quad Cinema. Available on VOD and DVD October 7th. Learn more – here “Charming and uplifting but overlooks the downsides of getting older.” That’s what I’d just written in my notes three quarters of the way into Lina Plioplyte’s ‘Advanced Style,’ a

Review: ‘Breastmilk’

Directed by Dana Ben-Ari Find More Information on ‘Breastmilk’ – HERE First-time filmmaker Dana Ben-Ari’s empathetic documentary ‘Breastmilk’ shines an honest light on the modern experience of breastfeeding. The film is informative (did you know that, if given hormone injections and nipple-stimulation, a man can lactate?) but deftly avoids becoming a mere educational video by

16 Classic Werner Herzog Films Set For SVOD Debut On Fandor

Fandor has secured exclusive SVOD distribution rights to a collection of Werner Herzog films from Shout! Factory. The films are set to bow on the curated service beginning April 10th with a new film launching each week through July 2014. Herzog is considered one of the greatest figures of New German Cinema and his films

Guest Review: ‘5150 Rue Des Ormes’ by bleedingcritic™

This is an exceptional experience, I can’t stop thinking about it. Directed by Eric Tessia ‘5150 Rue Des Ormes’ is one of the most frustrating and disturbing captivity stories. When you watch this film you realize how much repetitive dross is available. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time is what this film

Review: ‘Ship of Theseus’

Directed by Anand Gandhi Written by Anand Gandhi, Pankaj Kumar, Kushboo Rhanka Starring Aida Al Kashef, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah, Yashwant Wasnik What if a damaged ship were repaired, piece-by-piece, until not a scrap of the ship’s original material remained? Would it still be the same ship? And what if the original material were used

Review: ‘The Den’

Directed by Zachary Donahue Starring Melanie Papalia, David Schlactenhaufen, Adam Shapiro & Anna Margaret Hollyman Zachary Donahue‘s contemporarily relevant, albeit ultimately unfinished voyeuristic horror film ‘The Den‘ acts as a nihilistic reminder to the hidden capacities of the world wide web.  Essentially constructed as a found footage style genre-film where on-board computer cameras depict much of the action as