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Blindspot Review: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Spirited Away

This is the eighth post in my Blindspot review series. I will continue to publish one like it each month for the rest of 2015. 811 more words


Mommy (2014)

Last but definitely not least in Xavier Dolan’s filmography comes Mommy. This film takes up thematic threads that have been present throughout Dolan’s work, the wayward teenager, the insufferable mother, and adresses then with a new skill and maturity. 667 more words

Film Reviews


MUD (2012)

directed by Jeff Nichols

starring Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Sam Shepard, and Reese Witherspoon

130 minutes


Palme d’Or Official Selection for 2012! Awesome! 577 more words

Matthew McConaughey

#14 - Drink a fine French champagne

There’s nothing quite like champagne when it comes to a big celebration. Except I wouldn’t know, as I’ve been drinking sparkling wine all these years. Because when your budget maxes out at $30, it’s faux-champagne or no champagne, and bubbles (even if they aren’t French) add a certain sparkle to a celebration. 558 more words


ESFS Festival #10 Preview - Dawn of the Dardenne Brothers

By Daniel Barnes

I came a little bit late to the Dardenne Brothers party (by the way, this party has the worst refreshments ever – it’s just Diet Mountain Dew and a bowl of loose prescription medication). 382 more words

ESFS Festivals

The Pianist (2002)

Winner of Palme d’Or at 2002 Cannes Film Festival & three Academy Awards including Best Director, crafted with meticulous care & attention to detail, told with immaculate sensitivity and presenting an objective take on the disturbing subject of Holocaust despite being helmed by a Holocaust survivor himself, … 662 more words

Film Review

Festival #9 Wrap-Up/Awards

By Daniel Barnes and Mike Dub

DANIEL: First of all, Dub, I want to thank you for honoring my “no flats” policy for this festival wrap-up – I feel like the Palme d’Or calls for a little old-school glamour.  1,111 more words

ESFS Festivals