TALKING PICTURES: E TEASE

THE (DVD EASTER EGG) HUNT IS ON

THE MOVIEGOER’S BILL OF RIGHTS

“SWINGERS’ SERENADE” ON THE IFC

IS THIS HOLLYWOOD? NO, IT’S CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA!

MONSOON WEDDING

GET PUSHY

THE ROOKIE

HURRAY FOR HOLLYWOOD, SORT OF

SECRET FEST IN SEATTLE

TALKING PICTURES: E TEASE

Writer David Templeton takes interesting people to the movies in his ongoing quest for the ultimate post-film conversation. This week an Unknown Curator responds to the revisionist tinkerings of Steven Spielberg. “I’m pissed off,” he admits…

THE (DVD EASTER EGG) HUNT IS ON

HAPPY EASTER FROM FILM THREAT! Egg hunting is the name of the game, but you’ll need a few movies first…

THE MOVIEGOER’S BILL OF RIGHTS

We the people believe in our right to watch the credits with the lights off, with no commercials or lame cell phone interruptions…

IS THIS HOLLYWOOD? NO, IT’S CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA!

Remember that scene in James Cameron’s “Titanic”: “I traced her back as far as the ’20s… she was working as an actress in L.A. An actress. Her name was Rose Dawson. Then she married a guy named Calvert, moved to Cedar Rapids, had two kids. Now Calvert’s dead, and from what I’ve heard Cedar Rapids is dead.” Well, Mr Cameron, Cedar Rapids is far from dead and very much alive with independent films!

MONSOON WEDDING

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE! Only four days remain before the arranged wedding between Aditi Verma and Hemant Rai…

GET PUSHY

Some people will do anything for fame. Noemi Zeigler documents her own quest for fame by any means necessary…

THE ROOKIE

IN THEATERS! Despite the inherently moving story and the respectable work of director John Lee Hancock and the cast, something remains absent throughout the entire film: a certain sense of verve and personality…

HURRAY FOR HOLLYWOOD, SORT OF

History was made and justice done on a number of fronts Sunday night. Not that deserving people didn’t leave the 74th annual Oscars empty handed.
For the first time ever, a black man and woman took home best actor and actress awards…

SECRET FEST IN SEATTLE

Can you keep a secret? For 18 years, the Seattle International Film Festival has been screening cool movies behind your back…