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Tribeca 2017: Academy Award-Winning Directors Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin Discuss Making “LA 92”

Academy Award-winning filmmakers Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin’s documentary LA 92 (2017) immerses viewers in the events leading up to the Los Angeles riots in the spring of 1992 – from the…

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Tribeca 2017: Noah Baumbach and Dustin Hoffman Talk Process, First Films, and Sticking to the Script

In anticipation of Noah Baumbach’s latest project, The Meyerowitz Stories (2017), the Tribeca Film Festival hosted an enlightening discussion between the writer-director and acclaimed actor…

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What Can We Learn About Human Nature From “The Walking Dead”?

The Walking Dead looks at life in a world devoid of society, structure, and order as we have come to accept. One could say it takes modern first-world people and puts them in a lawless, id-driven,…

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Spotlight on Berlinale Shorts: Rawane Nassif’s “Turtles Are Always Home”

Lebanese director Rawane Nassif’s short film Turtles Are Always Home (originally titled Sokun Al Sulfuhat; 2017; 12 min) is a self-portrait of a transient artist exploring the meaning of home,…

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Spotlight on Berlinale Shorts: Lia Hietala’s “My Gay Sister”

Swedish director Lia Hietala’s short film My Gay Sister (originally titled Min Homosyster; 2017; 15 min) follows 10-year-old Cleo as she confronts society’s early expectations for her to define…

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Spotlight on Berlinale Shorts: Fern Silva’s “Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder”

New York-based artist Fern Silva’s short film Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder (2017; 9 min; 16mm) was featured in the Forum Expanded program at Berlinale 2017. The film – set in…

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Ask the Cast & Crew: Marti Noxon’s “To the Bone” Premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017

Writer-Director Marti Noxon’s feature film debut, To the Bone (2017), is a dark comedy based on her struggles overcoming an eating disorder as a young woman. Noxon is known as a prolific…

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Ask the Cast & Crew: Graphic Novel Adaptation “Wilson” Premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017

Adapted from Daniel Clowes’ 2010 graphic novel of the same name, Wilson (2017) follows a neurotic and lonely protagonist (Woody Harrelson) as he reunites with his estranged wife and meets the…

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Ask the Filmmakers: “Where is Kyra?” Premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017

Where is Kyra? (2017) tells the story of Kyra (Michelle Pfeiffer), a disenfranchised woman who loses herself mentally and physically in the wake of her mother’s death. Using negative space and…

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Ask the Cast & Crew: “The Yellow Birds” Premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017

Premiering last week at Sundance Film Festival 2017, French filmmaker Alexandre Moors’ The Yellow Birds (2017) – adapted from Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers’ 2012 novel of the same name –…

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Ask the Producers: “This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” Premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017

Directed by two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple, This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (2017) chronicles YouTube personality’s transition from Gregory Lazzarato to Gigi Gorgeous.…

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Does the title of the show “Grey’s Anatomy” have anything to do with the famous textbook?

Short Answer: Yes, the television show is named after the main character (Meredith Grey) and the medical textbook (Gray’s Anatomy). A: The television show Grey’s Anatomy (2005 - ) follows the…

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