LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: HANGING THEM UP

DON’S PICKS (GUESSES) FOR SUNDANCE 2015

THE MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS “THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK,” AND DON IS 9 AGAIN

J.X. WILLIAMS’ CINELEAKS: “SAMMY-GATE”

ARE YOU GETTING PAID WHAT YOU’RE WORTH? SEVEN TIPS TO AVOID GOING (COMPLETELY) BROKE PRODUCING YOUR FILM

2013 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

“POLYESTER”… IN ODORAMA… IN FRENCH!!!

MOSTLY LOST 2: SILENT FILM ARCHAEOLOGY

SIFF 2013 – ONE CRITIC’S OVERVIEW

SIFF PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH KYLE MACLACHLAN

DON’S PICKS (GUESSES) FOR SUNDANCE 2015

Prior to the first wave of announcements for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, I thought it might be fun to try and pick some films that I think will make the grade. I’m basing these guesses (and they are total guesses) on my past experience…

THE MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS “THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK,” AND DON IS 9 AGAIN

The Mill Valley Film Festival, now in it’s 37th(!) year, always does a nice job mixing in some classic George Lucas films into their prestigious program, and for good reason. All Lucas’ best and most indelible films were thought up and partially created in Marin County where the original ILM was and where the glorious Skywalker Ranch still sits…

J.X. WILLIAMS’ CINELEAKS: “SAMMY-GATE”

Hope you didn’t miss me. I am alive and well in a South American country that has no extradition treaty with the U.S. Before I fade into the ether again, I need to issue a brief statement to the media…

2013 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

From September 27 through October 6, movie houses, universities, galleries, cafes, museums and maybe even a truck or two will feature the same ten finalists-selected from a record 628 entries from 48 countries-more or less simultaneously on six continents from the midwest to the Middle East…

MOSTLY LOST 2: SILENT FILM ARCHAEOLOGY

Anyone with an interest in American silent film history should consider traveling to Culpeper, Virginia for this enlightening program…

SIFF PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH KYLE MACLACHLAN

480 MacLachlan fans, friends and family packed into SIFF Cinema Uptown’s largest screening room to celebrate nearly three decades of eccentric floppy-haired charisma in some of the most iconic roles in Cinemaphile history…