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March 29 at 10:20am

I Need A Barber Who Can Do This

Ballpoint Barber // Stop-motion Reverse Haircut and Beard-cut // Trim 2 from Peter Simon (Petey Boy) on Vimeo.

Thanks to the Disposable Film Festival for tipping me off to this.


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October 5 at 10:00am

It’s The Weekend. Come On Down To THE PUB.

It’s not where I care to hang, but I do dig both the style of animation and the mood and tone Joseph Pierce captured. Very well done piece.

The Pub from Joseph Pierce on Vimeo.


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September 28 at 10:00am

“Everything You Could Ever Possibly Need, My Love.”

WHAT DO We HAVE IN OUR POCKETS, directed by Goran Dukic

 

 


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September 18 at 4:00pm

They Should Show This Before The Movie Begins

All it needs is a final card “Please don’t talk or text during the movie”.

Mel Brooks is a national treasure.

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September 14 at 10:00am

Simplicity Is The Path To Profundity

I loved many of the films I saw at this year’s Telluride Film Festival.  One of them was Ritesh Batra’s THE LUNCHBOX.  It is his feature debut.  While I was in Colorado I got to participate in The Wrap’s Shortfest jury.  Every film was excellent.  Truly.  It was a well curated bunch.  The jury was pretty swell too: passionate, opinionated, and committed.  They were all true film lovers.  Quickly though, Ritesh’s short became evident that it was the winner.  It is often said the hardest thing to do is film two people at a table talking.  If that is so, it’s easy to see from the short why he’d go on to win prizes at Cannes and elsewhere for his first feature.

 

Café Regular, Cairo from Ritesh Batra on Vimeo.


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September 8 at 10:10am

It’s All About Romance

At the end of the day, isn’t it always about love?

 

VOICE OVER (English subtitles) from Kamel Films on Vimeo.

I was fortunate enough to see this film when I was a judge for The Wrap’s ShortFest. All 12 films were really strong. Personally I am a bit partial when part of what a film is about is about filmmaking itself… Martin Rosete directed.

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September 7 at 10:30am

Why Man Creates

As per Saul Bass…


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