Category Archives: Film Reviews

Project Nim dir. James Marsh

By Lee Cahill Project Nim is the most recent documentary from James Marsh, director of the wildly popular Man On Wire. Nim premiered at Sundance in 2011, had a nationwide theatrical release, and seemed to be a shoe-in for the … Continue reading

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Films to See at SXSW – Charles Bradley: Soul of America dir. Poull Brien

Film: Charles Bradley: Soul of America Director: Poull Brien When/Where: Friday March 9th @9pm – Alamo Ritz 2 320 East 6th St Austin TX 78701 Saturday March 10th @1:45pm – Violet Crown 2 434 W 2nd St Austin, TX 78701 … Continue reading

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Sundance Feature: The House I Live In dir. Eugene Jarecki

By Sarah Hillman Director and documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight, Move Your Money) returned to Sundance once again this year and left a Grand Jury Prize Winner. His feature doc, The House I Live In, tackles America’s War … Continue reading

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Sundance Feature: The End of Love dir. Mark Webber

By Sarah Hillman Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live a different life? What it would be like to lose the one you love? Director and actor Mark Webber explores both of these questions in his … Continue reading

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A Guide To The Best Films of 2011

Film: The Future Director: Miranda July Cast: Miranda July, Hamish Linklater Synopsis: A quirky, adorable couple in their thirties decide to adopt a cat. After realizing they’ve made a commitment to tend to this cat for the next several years, they … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: LEMON dir. Laura Brownson & Beth Levison

by Dan Cerruti Poetry suffers from a huge deficit in attention from the world at large. When was the last time you remember hearing some poem not written by a long-dead Englishman? Chances are high it was Def Poetry Jam … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature- Happy People: A Year In The Taiga dir. Dmitry Vasyukov

By Lee Cahill Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a meditation on wilderness, winter, solitude, and man’s relationship to nature in the vein of Robert Flaherty’s 1922 film Nanook of the North. The footage was originally taken by the film’s Director, … Continue reading

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