BY Phoebe Magee in Movies on Nov 17, 2011 |
Written and Directed by Céline Sciamma
Rocket ReleasingThe sophomore feature from French writer/director Céline Sciamma (Water Lillies), Tomboy is a light, lovely film about gender-bending and identity crises. Or you could say that Tomboy is a film about childhood that gives children a lot of credit. Set in a leafy Paris suburb during the last days of summer, the story follows a 10-year old girl who is mistaken for a boy, ... Read More
BY Olivia Saperstein in Movies on Nov 14, 2011 |
As Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar opens with Leonardo DiCaprio's narration, I gulp. Uh oh, Leo with an accent? This can't be good. But boy oh boy did he prove me wrong. Growing Pains star no more, DiCaprio nailed it this time, proving his absolute brilliance as an actor. Man, I feel old.
While in the 30's and 40's J. Edgar Hoover, first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, may have appeared a badass figure to young boys looking for a hero to emulate on ... Read More
BY Intern Courtnay in Movies on Nov 08, 2011 |
Documentary filmmaker Amy Oden is seeking support for her new project, Exotic, which she's hoping to start shooting next year. The film will follow women traveling from the mainland US to Guam to work as exotic dancers. Oden hopes to present a look at a kind of sex work not covered by other media outlets. The money she raises on Kickstarter will help fund her trip to Guam, as well as basics like tape stock and hard drives. Her goal is to raise $5000 by December ... Read More
BY Olivia Saperstein in Movies on Nov 08, 2011 |
Have you ever been in one of those relationships where you feel like only you and the other person exist? If so, Drake Doremus' Like Crazy will evoke all your nostalgia, and suck you into the confined space that young lovers create for themselves.
You may recognize actor Anton Yelchin from Alpha Dog or Charlie Bartlett, but he has certainly taken a leap of maturity in this film. Yelchin plays Jacob, a college T.A. who receives a love note from British ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser in Movies on Nov 01, 2011 |
After Rachel Fleischer graduated from college she took out a loan for a video camera, and took to roaming the streets to create a project she was sincere about filming. She would dedicate the next four years of her life to documenting the lives of homeless people on the streets of Los Angeles. Through her very personal and compassionate documentary, Without a Home, she gives some of the people she met a chance to tell their stories honestly. ... Read More