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Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’

Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’

Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Oscar Issac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, Elyes Gabel & David Oyolewo Now Playing in Select Theaters A Most Violent Year begins with Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues.” The song, like the film it introduces, is chilling and soulful. Gaye recorded it in 1971 and the rhythmic piano chords

Independent Film & Television Alliance Members Receive 60 Academy Award Nominations

The Independent Film & Television Alliance Member films captured 60 nominations in feature categories during this morning’s announcement of contenders for the 86th Academy Awards.  IFTA Members continue to make their mark on the industry with 21 films earning nominations across 20 categories. Best Picture 12 Years A Slave (Lionsgate) American Hustle (Panorama Media) Dallas Buyers

12 Years a Slave: Lost in Space

by Jake Kring-Schreifels The local cinema is currently housing several movies that are about spaces grand and beautiful as much as they are about isolation and detachment. Without even considering Robert Redford’s latest venture in All is Lost, Paul Greengrass’s Captain Phillips and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity tackle both the infinitudes and limits of water and

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