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TFF 2014: ‘The Canal’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘The Canal’ Movie Review

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I’m a big fan of midnight films so it was a no-brainer that I was going to see Irish filmmaker Ivan Kavanagh’s horror film, The Canal, a film which is set to make its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Living a seemingly happy life, film archivist...

TFF 2014: ‘Ne Me Quitte Pas’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘Ne Me Quitte Pas’ Movie Review

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If the Tribeca Film Festival is known for anything, it’s that it is a treasure trove of documentaries.  The festival doesn’t discriminate and features a large selection of docs covering a wide array of topics, some are fascinating, engaging and highly compelling while others, well, they’re not. One such...

Movie Review: ‘For No Good Reason’

Movie Review: ‘For No Good Reason’

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Even if the name Ralph Steadman isn’t familiar to you, you have doubtlessly seen his instantly recognizable work before, even if it was only on a bottle of one of Flying Dog Brewery’s beers, which Steadman designs. His grotesque caricatures that seem to be equal parts maniacal and insane...

TFF 2014: ‘Extraterrestrial’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘Extraterrestrial’ Movie Review

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Extraterrestrial, the latest horror movie written, directed, and edited by Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz (who go under the moniker of The Vicious Brothers), is 106 minutes long. The reason why I’m pointing this out in the opening of my review is because that is about 15-20 minutes longer...

TFF 2014: ‘Venus in Fur’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘Venus in Fur’ Movie Review

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Following-up his highly entertaining adaptation of the stage play God of Carnage, Roman Polanski continues his tradition of adapting Tony Award winning plays with his new feature film, Venus in Fur. The film opens with a theater director/writer named Thomas (Matthieu Almaric) getting ready to leave for the day,...

TFF 2014: ‘Art and Craft’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘Art and Craft’ Movie Review

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If I told you that there is one art forger who has fooled 46 museums in 20 states with over 100 pieces of fake art, you’d likely expect him to be a shadowy, unknown criminal who has made millions off his exploits. Actually, that’s not the case at all....

Trailer: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

Trailer: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

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Jersey Boys is one of the biggest Broadway musical hits of the 21st century, and considering it is based on one of the most popular musical groups of the 20th century, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is that a surprise? After years of success on Broadway, Clint Eastwood...

TFF 2014: ‘Lucky Them’ Movie Review

TFF 2014: ‘Lucky Them’ Movie Review

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The description provided by the Tribeca Film Festival for Lucky Them describes Megan Griffiths‘ fourth film as being a “personal comedy” in the “Almost Famous tradition of journalist’s seeking out rock royalty, and instead, finding themselves.” Considering that Almost Famous is one of the finest movies ever made about...

Surprising Post-Credit Scene: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Surprising Post-Credit Scene: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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Needless to say with the title: SPOILER ALERT down below!     Well, isn’t this a surprise! It seems Marc Webb, the director for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been keeping quite the secret. Although the movie is not set to premiere until May 2nd, 2014 in the US, it has been released...

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