THE ROYAL ROAD

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #1

THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE

“HACK ATTACK” – 2015 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL OPENING POEM

THE BOOTLEG FILES: POOR DEVIL

STILL ALICE

BIPOLARIZED: RETHINKING MENTAL ILLNESS

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 239: WALL MASTER

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILM INTERNATIONALLY – GOING BIONIC TURNS 250!

BECOMING MADE

THE ROYAL ROAD

2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NEW FRONTIER SELECTION! It is a risky film if your attention span is not forgiving, and some people will love it while others will be terribly put off by it…

FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #1

I arrive in Park City for my fifteenth Sundance and the shuttle radio is playing the Carpenters’ “We’ve Only Just Begun” which is entirely appropriate. Not the song, but the fact that it’s the Carpenters. Park City. Sundance. Back again…

THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE

2015 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Roberts has his good days, when his personality shines and you understand why so many were drawn to him, and he has his bad, where he’s falling off the wagon and bullshitting anyone who will listen about it. His chaotic emotional journey is matched by the tribulations of his physical self; shaping up and getting healthy is not easy when your shoulder is busted and your hip is betraying you…

THE BOOTLEG FILES: POOR DEVIL

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil uncovers the dark side of the Candy Man…

STILL ALICE

The predictable frustrations continue and escalate. The tears flow. Ilan Eshkeri’s score, flush with mournful violins and sad pianos, brings on a loneliness as well. The hankies in the audience come out…

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 239: WALL MASTER

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, much like in the film “As Above So Below,” we look at a different point of view…

BECOMING MADE

This marvelous documentary short is truly fascinating and invigorating, and the gallery of woodblock prints presented at the film’s closing is a joy to behold…