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San Franciso Film Festival Honors Ellen Burstyn

The San Francisco Film Society has selected Ellen Burstyn as the recipient of its Peter J. Owens Award for excellence in acting.

The award will be presented at the April 25 awards night for the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival at Fort Mason Center’s Herbst Pavilion. 265 more words


Requiem for A Dream

So after having one of my music theory professors talk about this movie and the soundtrack that comes with it, I broke down and decided to watch the film. 1,674 more words

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The Age of Adaline (2015)

A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into. 86 more words

Film Review: "About Scout" (2015) ★★★

“About Scout” is a film about the road trip of 15 years old Scout, who embarks on a journey with a suicidal man, Sam (James Frecheville) to find her little sister, Lulu (Onata Aprile). 508 more words

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Travelling down the same old road: A dime a dozen, About Scout is your run of the mill indie dramedy

One of the problems with the falling costs of film-making is that indie comedy-dramas like About Scout, from director and co-writer Laurie Weltz, are a dime a dozen. 168 more words


Woman of Steel: Season 4 of ‘House of Cards’ Belongs to Claire Underwood

The fourth season of Netflix’s House of Cards was released for mass consumption a little over a week ago. By now you’ve certainly had a taste — or a utensil-free, napkin-less binge — and you too might have found yourself marveling at how good the show is again, especially in light of what came before. 1,027 more words