20 films at the Tribeca Film Festival that already have distribution

No Greater Law Feature Documentary Country: UK, USA Director: Tom Dumican Writer: Jesse Lichtenstein, Tom Dumican Distributed by: A&E Festival tickets: Click for tickets In Idaho’s rugged Treasure Valley, the Followers of Christ believe in God, family, and faith healing. As an investigation into the community’s high infant mortality rate closes in on the church, one patriarch fights for his Read More →

New Trailer for ‘Tickled’ – about competitive endurance tickling – looks surprisingly dark & mysterious

One of the most talked-about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, TICKLED begins with reporter David Farrier stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, and reaching out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier’s sexual orientation Read More →

If I Chose the Academy Award Winners and Nominees – 2015 edition

I’ve now seen most of the films that had a release in 2014. This makes me more qualified to vote for the Oscars than 97.548% of the Academy’s membership. With the Oscar ceremony occurring tonight, I’ve picked, as I have the previous two years, who I think the nominees and winners should be in the bulk of the major categories. Read More →

Melissa’s Bluray Review: James McAvoy Is Outrageously Intense In ‘Filth’

Look out, Filth is worth every bit of that R rating, in sight as well as sound. If you’re still up for it, what follows is a heartbreaking, devastatingly intimate and intense performance by James McAvoy. Released last fall in Scotland, Ireland and England, Filth was dropped on American audiences only a few short months ago. Liz and I actually attended a special Read More →

New Poster: ‘Frank’ Starring Michael Fassbender With A Big Head

I really can’t wait to see it again. Stay tuned for a review coming up from Liz! In select theaters August 15th! Acclaimed Irish director Lenny Abrahamson follows up his award-winning films Adam & Paul, Garage, and What Richard Did with an offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who finds himself out of his depth when Read More →

Melissa’s Monday Movie: ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’

Today at work we were discussing sushi and I immediately recommended seeing the 2012 documentary on Netflix (an other places), Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Not only is it a fascinating look at how sushi is made, but also about the complete love Jiro has for it. Warning: After seeing this movie, you will want sushi. Find here