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Sundance Film Festival Favorites Frank & God Help The Girl Take Two Different Approaches To Sound Therapy

Sound Therapy: ‘God Help the Girl’ and ‘Frank’

Sound Therapy: ‘God Help the Girl’ and ‘Frank’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels In the new film, ‘God Help The Girl,’ a practitioner at a mental health hospital diagrams what she terms a “Pyramid of Life.” Items like food, water, and sleep, she suggests, provide the foundational first level. Above them include secondary needs: home, family, friends, and well- being. The top tier allows for less

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

51st New York Film Festival Review: ’12 Years a Slave’

By now, the early adoration of British video artist turned feature film Director Steve McQueen‘s unflinching take on the experiences of the pre-20th Century South, ‘12 Years a Slave‘ is well documented and universally consensed as being a foremost representation of the era. From its premiere at Telluride to successful runs in Toronto and, now, the

U.S. Premiere of Director Steve McQueen’s ’12 YEARS A SLAVE’ at the 51ST NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

The U.S. premiere of Steve McQueen’s new film, ‘12 Years A Slave‘, on Tuesday, October 8th at the New York Film Festival. McQueen will be on hand to present the film along with cast members, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Paul Dano and Alfre Woodard. The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights

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