My recent movie queue has filled up with films that feature nature as a key character in furthering the plot: The nature in Life is a speck of Mars dust gone amok – maybe it’s on a separate planet for a reason??? While I agreed 100% with Wired’s review of Life as essentially an Alien […]

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A short film packed with star power is set to premiere later this year There are some things that people just don’t associate with short films, and casinos and big Hollywood names are just some of them. Many have come to know the short film as a genre for independent artists and NGOs fighting to […]

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Memorable Minorities Episode 2 Is Up – Game of Thrones

May 8, 2014

Bruce Faulk rewrote a scene from Game of Thrones where a Colorized version of Tywin and Jaime Lannister work to resurrect Khal because he was the only non-white major character.  (By Colorized we mean Black and Asian folks playing the Lannisters.)  It’s a spoof of this Game of Thrones scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47MazYDnmaU  

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Memorable Minorities has launched!

April 14, 2014

Memorable Minorities has launched!  Check out the first episode, “No” to Yesterday, in which our hosts in a futuristic society give us a tour of racial archetypes in movies from the past. “No” To Yesterday is written by Melody Cooper and stars Melody Cooper and Benton Greene (yes, our star from The Battle Below!). Directed […]

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In The Theaters: Breathe In and Veronica Mars

April 6, 2014

I had read a good review of Breathe In, so was excited to see it come up on the NY Film Society calendar. Oh well. The acting is good, even if the plot unfolds like a story my 12-year old would make up. Cue the excitable, tween voice: …and then an exchange student comes for […]

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On My Netflix: Leave, A Late Quartet, and The Dinosaur Project

March 26, 2014

On my Netflix viewing schedule were three films on death: Leave with Bryan Cranston and Ron Livingston is good marketing and good editing. It’s a thriller about a guy with recurring nightmares who meets a drifter who may be his presumed-dead brother. I can’t really say more than that without spoiling it. I say good […]

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On My Watchlist: Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and NY WIFT Screening Series

March 19, 2014

On my watchlist this week were two very different live events: comedy, documentary and The Battle Below screens at The Anthology Film Archives. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain wasn’t the laugh-out-loud set I expect from Hart, one of my favorite comics. I appreciated  his opening, as he took viewers around the world to see the […]

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In the Theaters: Enemy and Non-Stop

March 12, 2014

In the theater, courtesy of the NY Film Society, I checked out Enemy and Non-Stop: Enemy with Jake Gyllenhaal is about a nondescript professor whose life irrevocably changes when he sees his exact lookalike in a bit part in a film and tracks him down to confront him. I am a creature feature fan, and […]

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The Battle Below Screens at the Anthology Film Archives in NYC

March 2, 2014

We’re excited that The Battle Below will be screening as part of the NY Women In Film and Television Screening Series on March 18, 7p ET. For full information and tickets, visit this link: http://www.nywift.org/article.aspx?ID=4963#EventInformation Both Bruce and I will be on hand for Q&A after the screening. The screening will take place at the […]

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On My Watchlist: Blackfish, Devil and Side Effects

February 3, 2014

After cramming in so many live screenings at theaters in the run up to the SAG Awards, it’s refreshing to curl up on the couch and tackle my Netflix queue. In keeping with the FBC Films target genres, I watched a creature feature, horror film and a thriller recently. Blackfish is absolutely a creature feature, […]

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