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Tears of God (2015)

First published by FilmLand Empire

The first thing we see in Robert Hillyer Barnett’s feature debut is a movie camera, filmed head on as though it were filming us. 797 more words

Film Review: 'A Wonderful Cloud'

Those seeking a raucous, wholly improvised 21st-century “Annie Hall” need look no farther than Eugene Kotlyarenko’s ultra-indie “A Wonderful Cloud.”  Featuring the filmmaker himself as a transplanted New Yorker in Los Angeles and his real-life former g.f., actress Kate Lyn Sheil, as the visiting ex he can’t get over, the film trots out a succession of weirdos and encourages them to spin their alienated angst or trendy imbecility around the mismatched couple as they explore an implausible future together. 516 more words


Young Bodies Heal Quickly (2014)

Andrew T. Betzer, the writer and director of the no-budget independent film Young Bodies Heal Quickly reminds me a little of myself when I used to be a feminist. 1,941 more words


2015 SXSW Film Festival: A Wonderful Cloud

When Katelyn travels to Los Angeles in hopes of wresting control of a clothing company from her ex, Eugene, she quickly realizes he has more than just business in mind. 62 more words

2015 SXSW Film Festival

Waiting for the Inevitable: Michael M. Bilandic's 'Hellaware'

There are genuine laughs to be had in Michael M. Bilandic’s second feature Hellaware, but it’s the type of dry humor associated with typical stoner clichés. 381 more words

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One beat of a Heart Machine broken in two...

Alex Haber

We file into the car, a parade of trajectories.
You are already there, facing inward.
You do not turn hide or turn away but face us. 564 more words

2014 Philadelphia Film Festival: Listen Up Philip

Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. 28 more words

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