• Article
    Editor Top Films of 2012 – The Year of the Film

    2012 went in the blink of an eye.  By July of last year, I was fearful of how the year would turn out for film.  At that point my top two films, Beasts of the Southern Wild and Moonrise Kingdom were very good but nothing that I wanted to be in the...

  • News
    First Oscar Poster Features Host Seth MacFarlane

    Seth MacFarlane might best be known for his voice on The Family Guy, but his face is about to get a whole lot more familiar. AMPAS has unveiled their first poster for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, and it is clear they are really pushing their leading man. Is this another attempt to...

  • News
    The Weinsteins Acquire the Rights to Ryan Coogler’s ‘Fruitvale’

    So far, one of the biggest hits at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival has been Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale. Today The Weinstein Company has announced that they have acquired the rights to distribute the film. See the official release and read more about the film after the jump.

  • Festivals
    SUNDANCE: Interview with ‘No’ Director Pablo Larrain

    When I sat down with director Pablo Larrain, he was in great spirits. Who wouldn’t be after having their film nominated for an Academy Award and having it play at Sundance Film Festival to good reviews? Through the course of the interview Pablo talked about how thrilling it was to film using...

  • Festivals
    SUNDANCE: No (***½)

    No, the Chilean film recently nominated for Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars, is an engrossing look at the power of the quest to unseat General Pinochet from power through positive tv ads during the 1988 plebiscite. Director Pablo Larrain and star Gael Garcia Bernal shed a light on a unique...

  • General
    Park City Dispatch – Episodes 4 & 5: Stoker, Swag, and Spirits

    What a difference getting a full night’s sleep can make! Joey and I have been able to get two nights of at least 7 hours a sleep, which is a miracle at Sundance. To celebrate our good fortune, we’ve decided to give you two videos in one post. *fanfare* We talk about...

  • Article
    Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (1/22/2013)

    Greetings from Sundance everyone! Yes, despite seeing up to 5 movies in a given day, I’m still committed to bringing this column to you all. This week, we have a ton of Blu-Ray and DVD titles hitting shelves, many of them are among the most interesting of 2012. Of course, one of...