Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe – On the Big Screen Before They Know It
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Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe – On the Big Screen Before They Know It

Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock & Oona Yaffe On the Big Screen Before They Know It by Jay S. Jacobs It makes sense that Hannah Pearl Utt and Jen Tullock’s first film looks at the downtown New York theater world, because that was where it all began for them. The two met years ago in … Continue reading

Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo Get a Runner’s High with Brittany Runs a Marathon
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Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo Get a Runner’s High with Brittany Runs a Marathon

Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo Get a Runner’s High with Brittany Runs a Marathon By Austin Gomberg It was a long run – a marathon, I guess – for the indie film Brittany Runs a Marathon to get out from the starting line. A sweet, funny and soulful look at an out-of-shape thirty-something woman … Continue reading

Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise and Jennifer Kaytin Robinson – The Greatest Someone Might Just Be Yourself!
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Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise and Jennifer Kaytin Robinson – The Greatest Someone Might Just Be Yourself!

Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise and Jennifer Kaytin Robinson The Greatest Someone Might Just Be Yourself! by Lindsey Blick Someone Great is a new Netflix rom-com with a twist! We normally go into romantic comedies already knowing that our leads are going to meet, love, lose, and inevitably end up together. Someone Great is different. It’s all … Continue reading

Rebecca Schull and Jeff Lipsky- Saving the Best for The Last
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Rebecca Schull and Jeff Lipsky- Saving the Best for The Last

Rebecca Schull and Jeff Lipsky Saving the Best for The Last by Jay S. Jacobs What would you do? That is the main question in the new independent film The Last, a movie that has a shocking and inflammatory subject matter but looks at it from a smart and philosophical viewpoint. What would you do … Continue reading

Nick Rutherford and Robert Schwartzman – Seeking the Elusive Unicorn
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Nick Rutherford and Robert Schwartzman – Seeking the Elusive Unicorn

Nick Rutherford and Robert Schwartzman Seeking the Elusive Unicorn by Jay S. Jacobs It’s funny how life goes sometimes. For example, had Robert Schwartzman and his future wife not stopped into a Manhattan bar one night and both gotten propositioned by a strange woman who referred to herself as a unicorn, the filmmaker’s second film … Continue reading

Andrew Bowler – If He Could Turn Back Time
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Andrew Bowler – If He Could Turn Back Time

Andrew Bowler If He Could Turn Back Time by Jay S. Jacobs Andrew Bowler has spent most of the last decade thinking about time machines, and he’s not so sure they would be a good thing. The writer/director first started writing about them in about 2010, which led to the 2012 short “Time Freak,” which … Continue reading

Gustavo Steinberg – Setting Free Tito and the Birds
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Gustavo Steinberg – Setting Free Tito and the Birds

Gustavo Steinberg Setting Free Tito and the Birds By Jay S. Jacobs Brazilian director Gustavo Steinberg has finally broken through to the American market, and it is with his first animated film. However, even though it has been made for children, Tito and the Birds is a trenchant and surprisingly nuanced film about the modern … Continue reading