• 26th September
    2014
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On Now: NYFF52

Oh yeah there is the tiny little matter of the 52nd Annual New York Film Festival kicking off this weekend.

Hopefully it will not be as confrontational as last year, when I attended a screening of Blue is the Warmest Color and post-screening was ‘approached’ by someone questioning why I was watching the film and what did I think about the misogyny contained therein. Actually, that reminds me…

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  • 23rd September
    2014
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ILC Quick Take: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

ILC Quick Take: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them is the feature-film debut for director Ned Benson. Originally set up as two longer films, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her, respectively, the film stars Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy.

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We open with the knowledge that something horrible has happened to disrupt the lives of Eleanor (Chastain) and Conor…

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  • 21st September
    2014
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Festivals, Festivals Everywhere!

Hi All!

First things first — massive apologies for the absence as of late (save some intermittent tweeting). Truth be told, I have been in the final stages of moving house (still kinda sorta am) and it took a lot more time and energy out of me than I had anticipated. Alas, I am a little more settled now and can get back to the business at hand.

And what I time I chose to return. As you may be…

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  • 22nd August
    2014
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"Talk to Me" and Get a Free DVD for Your Troubles!

“Talk to Me” and Get a Free DVD for Your Troubles!

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Released in 2007, Talk to Me tells the story of Washington, D.C. radio icon Ralph “Petey” Greene (1931-1984), who was an ex-con, recovering addict and community activist – and his manager Dewey Hughes, who in later years would be known as one of the founders of the Radio One urban radio network.

Directed by Kasi Lemmons (Eve’s Bayou), Talk to Me stars Don Cheadle as Greene alongside Chiwetel…

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    2014
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