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Tribeca Film Festival Preview: RAW HERRING

By at April 13, 2013 | 6:46 pm | 0 Comment

Tribeca Film Festival Preview: RAW HERRING

There's a film entering next week's Tribeca Film Festival World Documentary Competition that was just completed Thursday. As in, two days ago. This down-to-the-wire effort is about as unique an entry (and title) as I've heard this year: Raw Herring, a chronicle of the Dutch fishermen who follow generations-old traditions to deliver the snack known as Hollandse Nieuwe, and more...

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New Movie Poster and Preview: Zack Parker’s PROXY

By at March 3, 2013 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

New Movie Poster and Preview: Zack Parker’s PROXY

One of the great indie cinema finds in 2011 was Zack Parker's timeline-skipping drama, Scalene, a cool little shocker that carefully dissects a storyline shared by three connected characters. The film earned its critical attention, and boasted an impressively tricky performance by long-time character actress Margo Martindale. (Read my review of Scalene here.) Now, Parker more...

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New Movie Poster, Trailer: Slamdance Favorite WELCOME TO PINE HILL

By at February 12, 2013 | 6:24 am | 0 Comment

New Movie Poster, Trailer: Slamdance Favorite WELCOME TO PINE HILL

One of the most quietly effective movies of 2012 was Keith Miller's Welcome to Pine Hill, a simple story full of emotional complexity. It's the tale of a reformed street-level drug dealer who keeps the straight-and-narrow on his own, working a boring (and sometimes degrading) job as an car insurance claims adjuster. When he receives horrible news, he packs up and journeys more...

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New Character Movie Posters: Andrew Niccol’s THE HOST

By at January 18, 2013 | 6:17 am | 0 Comment

New Character Movie Posters: Andrew Niccol’s THE HOST

Melanie and Jared. Jared and Melanie. If Open Road Films has their way, that will become as second-nature to wistfully romantic young movie fans as Edward and Bella. So, stealing a marketing page from The Hunger Games (and a slew of animated films), they've introduced the first couple character movie posters for the upcoming The Host, based on the novel by some lady who more...

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