2015 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AUDIENCE, JURY AND SPONSORED AWARD WINNERS

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE BEST LITTLE SPECIAL IN TEXAS

MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 240: SHAMBLING TERROR?

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #4

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER!

WRESTLING WITH SATAN (DVD)

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #3

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #2

FOXCATCHER

MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER

A very special thanks should be given to Greg Vander Veer, for sharing the vulnerability and strengths of the oh-so-human Martha Hill— and showing us that even our wildest dreams are always within our reach.

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 240: SHAMBLING TERROR?

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, The cultist watched a Full Moon film adapted from Lovecraft’s short story; it was bad… but maybe in a good way?

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #4

Here is the second report of nothing but reviews. That’s right, no whiny this happened to me crap, no humble brag “Look who I ran into on Main Street!” stuff, and, best yet, no “Can you believe how bad my diet is, here?!” musing. There will be plenty of that in the next report…

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #3

The morning starts with some Film Society of Lincoln Center business: taking care of press ticket requests, sending production stills to people, and clearing out emails before I move on to the first screener of the morning…

FOXCATCHER

The movie is 135 minutes long and takes its time saying absolutely nothing of consequence about America, entitlement, the power of privilege, the haves and have nots or what have you. It offers little more than the portrait of a psychologically unstable hobbyist behaving in psychologically unstable ways…