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Filmmaker Interview — Colma: The Musical

By at July 20, 2007 | 5:56 am | 2 Comments

Filmmaker Interview — Colma: The Musical

Two weeks ago, we highlighted Colma: The Musical, the impressive, spirited debut film from director Richard Wong and mega-hyphenate screenwriter / songwriter / actor H.P. Mendoza. We spent some time with H.P. (left) and Rich (below, right), talking about filmmaking, musicals and the little movie that's become a darling of the critics. THE LOBBY: First, I should tell more...

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An Indie Film Hit in the Making? Colma: The Musical

By at July 9, 2007 | 11:07 pm | 1 Comments

An Indie Film Hit in the Making? Colma: The Musical

In late June, slashfilm.com mentioned an indie film doing big box office on just one screen, so we checked it out. Colma: The Musical premiered in San Francisco, just miles from the title suburb where it was shot, and opened in N.Y.C. July 6. Read my review on filmcritic.com TRAILER This creative gem is teen confusion and anger set to song -- produced on more...

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