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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

A Courtship is a documentary about the unique and as yet largely unseen world of Christian Courtship where parents choose spouses for their children in conjunction with God. First kisses are saved for the altar and the bride and groom will never be left alone with each other until after they marry. The filmmakers, who

65th Berlinale Interview: Alex Ross Perry (Writer/Director – ‘Queen of Earth’)

Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia’s (Katherine Waterston) lake house for

Guest Review: ‘The Poisoning’ by bleedingcritic™

I watched the Trailer for The Poisoning and was intrigued. However, the Trailer doesn’t give you a balanced impression of what this film is actually about, which is very miss-leading. Be mindful, The Poisoning is not another experience like The Hitcher (1986), though it is a road movie. The camera direction and acting during the opening romantic scenes is exceptional.

2014 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Allan Luebke (Director – ‘GLENA’)

‘Glena‘ is a feature-length documentary film about Glena Avila – a single mother in her 30s – and her dream to become a professional mixed martial artist. Glena was living the American Dream: successful career, two happy children, long-term relationship, and a beautiful family home. Then one day, with no background or training, she decided to

Guest Review: ‘The Theatre Bizarre’ by bleedingcritic™

The last time I enjoyed watching short stories within a film was the excellent TV movie ‘Body Bags’ (1993), you may remember the awesome short ‘The Gas Station’. 1982′s ‘Creep Show’ was a little gentle for my liking but great fun nevertheless. The ‘Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) was pretty good for its time as

LENNY COOKE: The Fall & Redemption of an Urban Legend

by H.S. Bayer From my perspective, as a Sports Film Fan and indie filmmaker/journalist tracking indie film like a sports circuit,  Lenny Cooke (2013) screening through December 12th at Lincoln Center, scores strongly both as a film and a project to deconstruct. Directed by up and coming indie directing duo, Benny and Josh Safdie, the