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

Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater – Boyhood Is About Growing Up
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Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater – Boyhood Is About Growing Up

Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Richard Linklater Boyhood Is About Growing Up by Brad Balfour Far too much of the buzz and ballyhoo about this season’s indie awards darling Boyhood has focused on the fact that the film was made in real time – sort of. Director Richard Linklater took his core ensemble … Continue reading

Eduardo Sánchez – The Blair Witch Director Takes On Bigfoot
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Eduardo Sánchez – The Blair Witch Director Takes On Bigfoot

Eduardo Sánchez – The Blair Witch Director Takes On Bigfoot by Jay S. Jacobs Fifteen years ago, a little mega-low-budget film called The Blair Witch Project became one of the biggest surprise hits in independent film history.  The movie was created by unknown co-writer/directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, two former film students who decided that … Continue reading

Tea Leoni and Kyle MacLachlan Have Fun Playing in Manure
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Tea Leoni and Kyle MacLachlan Have Fun Playing in Manure

Tea Leoni and Kyle MacLachlan Have Fun Playing in Manure by Brad Balfour Don’t do it. Don’t let publicists put actress Tea Leoni together with any of her co-stars, because it prompts such an assault on serious answers. But there she was, with her co-star Kyle MacLachlan gabbing about their comic turns in the Polish … Continue reading

Method Man Gets High with The Wackness
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Method Man Gets High with The Wackness

Method Man Gets High with The Wackness by Brad Balfour Though Method Man only plays a small role in one crucial scene, his presence in The Wackness, adds a necessary touch of credibility to this indie film paean to New York and its homegrown hip-hop culture. Given that the story is told from a geeky white, … Continue reading