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Movie Poster Monday: TRUMBO

By at May 12, 2008 | 4:31 pm | 4 Comments

Movie Poster Monday: TRUMBO

There are three ways to tell if you're an influential writer: 1) You're blacklisted. 2) You win an Oscar (two of 'em, both credited years too late). 3) Metallica writes a song based on one of your books. This was the life of Dalton Trumbo (The Brave One, Spartacus, Johnny Got His Gun). This June, Samuel Goldwyn Films will release a documentary film on Trumbo's life, more...

Awards , Documentaries , Independent Film , Movie Posters , Movie Previews

Free DVD Giveaway: Todd Haynes’ I’M NOT THERE

By at May 4, 2008 | 12:04 am | 237 Comments

Free DVD Giveaway: Todd Haynes’ I’M NOT THERE

THIS CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED. Please note that we can't accept any entries received after 5pm ET on Wednesday, May 7. If you've entered, good luck! The winner will be notified within a week. If you've seen Todd Haynes' earlier films, you probably wouldn't peg his work as "Oscar friendly." The sexual shock of Poison, the off-putting rhythms of Safe... even his infamous more...

Awards , Contests , Independent Film , New on DVD

First Look: Movie Lineup for Indie Film Festival of Boston

By at March 29, 2008 | 11:48 pm | 4 Comments

First Look: Movie Lineup for Indie Film Festival of Boston

As a Boston-based outlet, we're pretty revved each year for the Independent Film Festival of Boston, a real movie party for those who appreciate that true indie DIY spirit. Beginning its sixth year on April 23, 2008, the IFFB's all about the heart and soul of the smaller movie and that make-it-happen attitude --  from festival creators, filmmakers, attendees, even more...

Awards , Comedies , Documentaries , Independent Film , International Cinema , Movie Previews

Movie Poster Monday: SHOTGUN STORIES

By at March 17, 2008 | 2:02 pm | 0 Comment

Movie Poster Monday: SHOTGUN STORIES

Here's this week's poster, a quad design for the festival hit Shotgun Stories. Very reminiscent of the elements that have made No Country for Old Men such a visual draw: gun slung over the shoulder, open land, big sky, serious foreboding. This first-time drama from writer-director Jeff Nichols -- about a real family feud -- started making the festival rounds last more...

Awards , Independent Film , International Cinema , Movie Posters