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2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Recap Film Festival

2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Recap

A recap of Way Too Indie coverage of the 2012 Chicago International Film Festival. A breakdown of each day at the festival. Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 5: Empire Builder & Not Fade Away Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 5: Empire Builder & Not Fade Away

My last day at the Chicago International Film Festival started out with Kris Swanberg who was there to introduce Empire Builder and a short Q&A afterwards. She introduced the film by saying that it is a very personal film. It is easy to tell that by how much of her real family was in the Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 4: Once Upon A Time Was I, Veronica & Beyond The Hills Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 4: Once Upon A Time Was I, Veronica & Beyond The Hills

I started out my forth day at the festival with Once Upon A Time Was I, Veronica which I purposely went in without knowing a whole lot about it. Part of what makes film festivals fun is to walk into something and like it completely surprise you when it blows you away. However, this did Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 3: Flowerbuds – Alaskaland – Paradise: Love Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 3: Flowerbuds – Alaskaland – Paradise: Love

Day 3 had both my favorite and least film from the festival thus far. Find out which one succeeded and which one fell flat. Films consisted of Flowerbuds, Alaskaland and Paradise: Love. Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 2: War Witch – Like Someone In Love – After Lucia Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 2: War Witch – Like Someone In Love – After Lucia

Day 2 became the day of hard films to watch but only because of their subject matters and emotional punches they threw. The three films that I saw today where War Witch, Like Someone In Love, and finally After Lucia Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 1: Holy Motors Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 1: Holy Motors

My first day at the Chicago International Film Festival one is a relatively light one considering that I will only be seeing one film. That film happens to be the one I am most excited to see here, Holy Motors. Before the film I got a chance to meet up with one of the coordinators Read More
2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Introduction Film Festival

2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Introduction

Fall is a great time to watch films. The combination of the days beginning to get colder and the nights getting longer makes the perfect excuse for staying inside to watch films. Festival season is now in full swing which means award season will be following just around the corner. So what better place to Read More
Chicago International Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announced Film Festival

Chicago International Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announced

Nearly a month ago the first wave of 22 tiles were announced that would play at the 2012 Chicago International Film Festival and today the rest of the lineup has been revealed. Some of the notable additions to the lineup were Paradise: Love which played at Cannes, Carlos Reygades’ baffling Post Tenebras Lux, the obsessive Read More
Stand Up Guys Will Premiere Opening Night At Chicago International Film Festival Film Festival

Stand Up Guys Will Premiere Opening Night At Chicago International Film Festival

The world premiere of Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys will open the 2012 Chicago International Film Festival on Thursday, October 11th. Stand Up Guys is an action comedy about aging con men reuniting for one last night of mayhem. However, one of the friends is being pressured by a mob boss to carry out a Read More