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As serious as your life - Whiplash and destructive creativity

Pablo Picasso once said ‘the urge to destroy is also a creative urge.’

Damien Chazelle’s quite extraordinary second feature, Whiplash (winner of the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize at Sundance this year) presents a brutal exploration into the muddy, bloody line between creativity and destruction. 1,695 more words

New Encounters

See young Abe Lincoln in 'The Better Angels' trailer

Death was a constant shadow in the life of Abraham Lincoln, from his childhood on the American frontier to his assassination in 1865. In The Better Angels… 252 more words



Director: Louis C.K.,  82 min’

I get rather board lately. I’m not really sure where all this drowsiness comes from, but I can’t stand it anymore. 437 more words

Film Archive


I love minimalist horror movies, especially ones with a sci-fi flair. And you don’t really get much more minimalist than Cube. Cube is basically about a group of people that wake up in a maze-like structure filled with deadly traps that need to figure out how to escape. 251 more words


Barton's Movie Reviews BFI London Film Festival Special - WHIPLASH


The winner of both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival has been doing the festival circuit, including here in the UK at the BFI London Film Festival. 441 more words

Josh Barton

Park City Film Studio Back In Action

Amidst issues with future tenants and the financial stability of the project, the developer for Park City Film Studios has formed a partnership to continue the project.  100 more words

Park City

See the trailer for the Penn State scandal documentary 'Happy Valley'

The Penn State football team is off to a 4-2 start this season, and more than 100,000 fans will file into Beaver Stadium on Oct. 24 when their beloved Nittany Lions take on their rivals from Ohio State. 245 more words