Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘Dig Two Graves’

March 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This low-key thriller is likely to reward more discriminating horror fans—while triggering the usual “Borrrrrrring” whines from others—for its emphasis on character and mystery over action.

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Review: ‘SXSW Film Festival: ’68 Kill’’

March 17, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Not everyone will enjoy this slide down a narrative garbage chute lined with thorns, but those with a taste for midnight-movie outrageousness will cotton to its bad-taste absurdism.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘Spettacolo’

March 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Though at core it’s about a dying way of life, the location and photography here semi-perversely encourage just the kind of foreign tourism which factors in that slow death.

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Film Review: ‘The Time of Their Lives’

March 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

There is nothing like a dame, and at the grand age of 83, Dame Joan Collins is still nothing like one — not by the Queen's definition of the term, at least.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘The Archer’

March 14, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This OK action thriller sometimes veers uncomfortably close to women-in-prison exploitation terrain.

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An Inside Look at the ENGAGE: LA The Digital Storytelling Conference

An Inside Look at the ENGAGE: LA The Digital Storytelling Conference

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February 23, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended another amazing edition of ENGAGE: LA The Digital Networking Conference! The day featured illuminating panels, talks and fireside chats as well as networking breaks for attendees to speak to each other and to speakers. Speakers included influencers and executives from David & Goliath, Survios, KiK Interactive, Jukin Media and more. Thank you to Winston Binch, Oliver Smith, Audrey Wu, Todd Richmond, Alastair Green, Liz Snower, Jason Schragger, Sheila Marmon, Chris Hewish, Matt Silverman, Ivar Chan, Julia Sourikoff, Dan Altmann, David Angelo, Josh Entman, John Deschner, Ricardo Diaz and Sarah Fischer. We also want to extend a

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Berlin Film Review: ‘Monsieur Mayonnaise’

February 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Philippe Mora storyboards a personal graphic novel while researching the incredible story of his father’s work for the French Resistance, and his mother’s miraculous escape from the gas chambers.

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A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch

February 19, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Situated as it is in the dank tail-end of a cold German winter, the Berlinale never attracts as much attention from awards-watchers as its fellow European majors Cannes and Venice.

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Berlin Film Review: ‘Ghost Hunting’

February 19, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Andoni has his “actors” abuse each other while he watches on the side, thereby exchanging the charge of narcissism that accompanied his previous doc with that of sadism.

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Film Review: ‘Buddies in India’

February 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A nonsensical and seldom funny Chinese action-comedy set in India that makes any Bollywood movie seem like a Bergmanesque masterpiece by comparison.

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