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Review: ‘Cutie and the Boxer’

Review: ‘Cutie and the Boxer’

In a certain respect, film is the best medium to really capture artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, the weathered, adorable, frustrating, and loving Japanese couple at the heart of director Zachary Heinzerling’s debut feature ‘Cutie and the Boxer’. After all, the opening scene gazes for just a minute or two at Ushio’s most distinct method,

Interview: Zachary Heinzerling (Director – ‘Cutie and the Boxer’)

‘Cutie and the Boxer‘ is Zachary Heinzerling’s marvelous directorial debut and a rare dual portrait of artistic souls, Ushio and Noriko Shinohara. The title refers to Noriko’s illustrated journal of her life with her husband, dating back to their separate migration to Japan, chance meeting, and marriage of nearly forty years. Ushio, a famous artist in

Cannes Film Festival ‘Un Certain Regard’ Feature ‘LA PLAYA DC’ Plays @ reRun Theater – Friday, July 19, 2013

Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country’s Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to

SXSW & AFI Film Fest Favorite ‘WUSS’ Opens @ reRun Theater – May 3, 2013

‘Wuss‘ is the story of a high school teacher who faces constant ridicule after he’s repeatedly beaten up by several of his own students. Having nowhere else to turn, he eventually teams up with another of his students to fight back. This student, a young girl, is feared school-wide because of a dark family reputation.

Jonathan Lisecki Brings ‘Gayby’ to Brooklyn for Special Four-Day Engagement @ reRun Theater

Presented in partnership with FilmWax, and on the heels of a two-week run at Manhattan’s Cinema Village, Jonathan Lisecki, recently named one of Out Magazine’s 100 Most Compelling People of the Year, is bringing his debut feature, Gayby to Brooklyn for a special four-night engagement. Jenn (Jenn Harris) and Matt (Matthew Wilkas) are best friends