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Interview: Rebecca Richman Cohen (Director – ‘Code of the West’)

Interview: Rebecca Richman Cohen (Director – ‘Code of the West’)

At a time when the world is rethinking its drug policies large and small, one state rises to the forefront. Once a pioneer in legalizing medical marijuana, the state of Montana may now become the first to repeal its medical marijuana law. Set against the sweeping vistas of the Rockies, the steamy lamplight of marijuana

Review: ‘Spring Breakers’

‘SPRING BREAKERS’ Written & Directed by Harmony Korine Starring James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine & Gucci Mane Playing in NYC at AMC Empire 25 & Regal Union Square Fully capable (and somewhat apprehensive) in drawing from personal experiences of the not so distant past, it now registers that March’s latter

Interview: Katie Dellamaggiore (Writer/Director – ‘Brooklyn Castle)

Brooklyn, New York’s Intermediate School 318 is a testament to the transformational powers of chess, quality afterschool programming, and a dedicated staff. The school’s chess program began as a loose gathering of chess enthusiasts – the “Chess Nuts,” as they called themselves – in the early ‘90s. Elizabeth Vicary, then working for nonprofit Chess-in-the-Schools, arrived

2013 SXSW Film Festival – 10 Films to Watch

Held in and around one of America’s great cities of Austin, the SXSW Film Festival & Conference offers a versatility only recently adopted by the other members of the festival circuit elite.  Having championed technology, Transmedia and independent music since its inception, SXSW Film boasts its place amongst the upper class of national film talent

Interview: Eugene Jarecki (Director- ‘The House I Live In’)

Filmed in more than twenty states, ‘The House I Live In‘ captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a

Review: A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Written & Directed by Roman Coppola Starring Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Katheryn Winnick & Patricia Arquette Buy or Rent on iTunes Courtesy of FilmBuff – HERE Perhaps the more appropo title for this bantam, well-intentioned yet refractorily flawed indie would be “A Glimpse Inside

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