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About leahshore

Artist, Animator, Human.

Films to see at SXSW: V/H/S dir. David Bruckner, Ti West, Joe Swanberg, Glenn McQuaid, Adam Wingard, and Radio Silence

By Leah Shore FILM: V/H/S DIRECTORS: Directed by David Bruckner (The Signal), Ti West (The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers), Joe Swanberg (Silver Bullets, Hannah Take the Stairs), Glenn McQuaid (I Sell the Dead), Adam Wingard (You’re Next, A … Continue reading

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Animation Show of Shows: Luminaris dir. Juan Pablo Zaramella

By Leah Shore We were excited to attend the 13th annual Animation Show of Shows (no, not The Animation Show!) last night. Every year ASOS programs awesome shorts from around the world that often end up getting nominated for academy … Continue reading

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By Leah Shore LIGHT ASYLUM What is that??? A mental institution without a ceiling? Perhaps. Actually, they are a light in my heart because they are the coolest band around. An androgynistic, toned woman with an 80s men’s haircut and … Continue reading

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Thank You Very Much, Mr. CONVENTO!

By Leah Shore I’m just going to say it: I HATE documentaries. That being said, I saw the rooftop films screening of Convento this past week. I didn’t know it was going to be a documentary – I was seduced … Continue reading

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Michael Langan is Bangin!

By Leah Shore I first met Michael Langan (a fellow RISD alum) at the Ottawa International Film Festival 2009 and since then his films have been blowing. My. MIND. His films have pushed boundaries, flawlessly incorporating both handmade/live-action and digital … Continue reading

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SXSW Midnight Feature: Jez Jerzy (George the Hedgehog) dir. Wojciech Wawszczyk, Jakub Tarkowski, and Tomek Lesniak

By Leah Shore There we were at SXSW 2011, watching movie after movie with our butts slowly getting numb. My friend and fellow animator, Michaela Olsen, and I were upset to find out that there were barely any animated features. … Continue reading

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Dogtooth dir. Yorgos Lanthimos

By Leah Shore I am a huge fan of bizarre, disgusting, and ultra-violent films, and I am on a constant search to see the newest and weirdest ones out there. Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos actually disturbed me, which takes a … Continue reading

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