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Giveaway: Before Midnight Blu-ray and Soundtrack News

Giveaway: Before Midnight Blu-ray and Soundtrack

Ranking up there as one of our favorite films of the year is Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, the third installment of his romance saga that jumps ahead nine years in the storyline where Jesse and Celine spend their holiday in Greece. We will be giving away a Blu-ray and 15 song soundtrack of Before Midnight Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Days 6-9 Recap Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Days 6-9 Recap

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave, and the Unexpected Guest Of all the films in the exceedingly strong MVFF lineup, none have generated the momentum and near-universal acclaim of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. McQueen Read More
14 Sexy Character Posters for Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac News

14 Sexy Character Posters for Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac

If there is one thing Lars von Trier does extremely well it is creating controversy. In 2011 the Danish filmmaker was deemed “persona non grata”, which is a subtle way of saying ‘you’re not fucking welcome here’ at the Cannes Film Festival after making some Nazi remarks. Continuing that trend of controversial moves, von Trier Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Days 4 & 5 Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Days 4 & 5

On day 4 of the Mill Valley Film Festival, Sean Penn made a rare appearance to support The Human Experiment, a new documentary by co-directors Don Hardy Jr. and Dana Nachman that Penn narrates and executive produced. The beautifully shot doc explores the adverse–and sometimes fatal–effects of toxic chemicals found abundantly in our households, the food Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Finding Hillywood & 4 Short Films Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Finding Hillywood & 4 Short Films

The New Environmentalists This documentary takes you across the world from Iraq to Columbia to Indonesia and others to share six different stories from environmental activists who seek to improve the quality of life for all. Narrated by Robert Redford, The New Environmentalists not only reminds us how valuable our natural resources are, but that Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 3 Recap Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 3 Recap

On day 3 of the festival, rising teen idols and a CSI star flashed their pearly whites (for good causes), young songstresses made the crowd swoon at a legendary nightclub, and the classiest “madman” actor of all received a loving tribute (and a shiny award to go with it). The Mill Valley Rush The Christopher Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 2 Recap Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 2 Recap

After a jam-packed opening night full of excitement and energy, day two of the Mill Valley Film Festival was a day of more narrowed focus. At the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center (long name, but a simple, pristine little theater) in San Rafael, a packed house paid tribute to a beloved auteur known for Read More
Watch: We Are What We Are Featurette Trailer

Watch: We Are What We Are Featurette

Jim Mickle’s We Are What We Are (a remake of the 2010 Mexican horror film of the same name) received a lot of buzz from its Sundance premiere earlier in the year though we first saw the film a few months later when it played during the Directors Fortnight at Cannes. More recently we had Read More
Our Thoughts & Favorite Films From South Dakota Film Festival Film Festival

Our Thoughts & Favorite Films From South Dakota Film Festival

A few weeks ago I had started some serious contemplation on the South Dakota Film Festival. I’ve really only been to one film festival in my lifetime, but it was a big one, the Toronto International Film Festival. For me personally, TIFF is the granddaddy of film festivals (yes, I know there is a festival Read More