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Sundance 2015, What To Watch, Part 2

If you’re watching films at Sundance you’re basically living through a week long manic episode of laughing crying, laughing crying, laughing crying. It’s like The Cars’ “Drive” video with Paulina gone haywire. Seriously, it’s emotionally draining (in the best way … Continue reading

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Sundance 2015, What We Saw & What To Watch, Part 1

Liz Garbus’ documentary What Happened Miss Simone opened the festival on Thursday evening with a layered overview of the life of Jazz musician and political activist Nina Simone. I loved this documentary, which gives a deeply personal view of her … Continue reading

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Audi Celebrates Golden Globes

Still one of my favorite Golden Globes events, the party Audi throws at Cecconi’s to kick off the weekend was packed with familiar names and faces, from Sunday’s nominees to old friends. Michelle Pesce was in the DJ booth and … Continue reading

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Sundance 2015, Ones To Watch

There is a Winona film screening at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City this January. Thank God. It is criminal that she doesn’t have a film every year. The full list of films, including Ms. Ryder’s Experimenter, which … Continue reading

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Films to See At Least Once In Your Life

The list is endless but these are essential viewing, especially if you love film. In the Mood For Love by Wong Kar Wai, probably the most beautiful film ever made is above and more below. You actually don’t even need … Continue reading

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Every Woman was once a little girl with Dreams

The things we do in college. S&M clubs, bands, parties, and student films. In honor of this weekend’s alumni weekend at Bard I dug my senior film project, Every Woman was once a little girl with Dreams, out of the … Continue reading

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Anna Kendrick in Happy Christmas

I missed the screenings of Happy Christmas at Sundance this year so am excited to catch it when it opens August 1st. Along with the lovely Anna Kendrick, it also stars Lena Dunham and Melanie Lynskey, who I love to … Continue reading

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Muted by Rachel Goldberg

A few years ago I went to a screening at AFI in LA where I saw “Neighbors,” a fantastic short film by up and coming filmmaker Rachel Goldberg. Since then Rachel and I have become good friends and I even … Continue reading

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Boyhood

I saw Richard Linkater’s latest masterpiece, “Boyhood,” which he made over the course of twelve years, at Sundance in January. Bawled my eyes out. Loved every minute. And then the last scene closes with my favorite song from Family of … Continue reading

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NY Summer Rooftop Film Series

Yesterday as I was walking through midtown on a very warm sunny day I realized that ninety percent of my summer wardrobe is silk. Should make for an interesting sweaty summer in the city. Just as I was planning my … Continue reading

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