High on Molly
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Molly Shannon is interviewed by Warren before Q&A and screening of 'Other People' at the Seattle International Film Festival!

SIFF 2016: An Evening With Molly Shannon
Truth & Transitions
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Although Finding Kim does a great job filling in the blank spaces of its primary subject’s life with friend interviews, along with other transitioned folks, the answer to this question…

SIFF 2016: ‘Finding Kim’ Movie Review
The Not Weak Sailor
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'The Weekend Sailor' isn’t a hard-hitting investigation or a thought-provoking exploration of anything beyond what can happen when you believe in yourself and your dreams. Although this might leave some…

SIFF 2016: ‘The Weekend Sailor’ Movie Review
'Louder Than Bombs'
Posted 29 days ago

There are a few scenes that are over-the-top and dramatic for the sake of being dramatic, but ultimately, the film delivers with its message that labels are only as important…

‘Louder Than Bombs’ But Just as Powerful
'Son of Saul' Blu-ray
Posted 31 days ago

Son of Saul is a one-of-a kind immersive experience that gives stark glimpses of death-camp murder and madness with a frightening frankness.

‘Son of Saul’ Offers a Truly Original Depiction of The Holocaust on Blu-ray
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Molly Shannon is interviewed by Warren before Q&A and screening of ‘Other People’ at the Seattle International Film Festival!

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Although Finding Kim does a great job filling in the blank spaces of its primary subject’s life with friend interviews, along with other transitioned folks, the answer to this question remains elusive.

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‘The Weekend Sailor’ isn’t a hard-hitting investigation or a thought-provoking exploration of anything beyond what can happen when you believe in yourself and your dreams. Although this might leave some people wanting, for those looking for an entertaining, feel-good story with a cast of colorful characters, this documentary fits the bill.

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There are a few scenes that are over-the-top and dramatic for the sake of being dramatic, but ultimately, the film delivers with its message that labels are only as important as we want them to be. In the end, we all die and the impact we have on someone’s life will change through their grieving process. See this film then ask yourself what your legacy will be with family and friends.

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Son of Saul is a one-of-a kind immersive experience that gives stark glimpses of death-camp murder and madness with a frightening frankness.

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Criterion Blu-ray of David Lean’s ‘Brief Encounter’ is Exquisite

by Eric Melin April 25, 2016 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews
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‘Brief Encounter’ is David Lean’s exquisite romantic drama that seems simple on the surface, but even in the face of the extra-marital affair at is heart, it has a heightened sense of morality.

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‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and Why Not?

by CeeJay Bachus April 14, 2016 Print Reviews
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Richard Linklater’s latest puts an idea that Hollywood has never been able to crack on full display: that masculinity doesn’t have to be toxic and bros can show you a good time.

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‘Demolition’ is a Waste of Potential

by Simon Williams April 13, 2016 Print Reviews
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So no, Demoltion isn’t really a good film, but it shines at its most core element.

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Interview: The Cast of ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

by CeeJay Bachus April 13, 2016 Blogs
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After a special early screening and after-party for ‘Everybody Wants Some!!!’ at Kansas City’s Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet last Thursday, we got a chance to chat with Glen Powell, J. Quinton Johnson, and Wyatt Russell.

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‘Midnight Special’ a Potent Mix of Soul and Genre

by Eric Melin April 8, 2016 Print Reviews
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Nichols is in full control of the emotional beats, the raising of the stakes, and the deepening investment by the audience.

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‘Mr. Right’ Flirts With Wrong

by Warren Cantrell April 8, 2016 Print Reviews
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Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell do a decent enough job carrying the picture’s premise, yet they struggle under the weight of the ludicrous madness that bogs down the final act.

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Win advance passes to EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! in Kansas City

by Eric Melin April 2, 2016 Giveaways

A “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused set in the world of 1980 college life, Everybody Wants Some is a comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. Get ready for the best weekend ever.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: One of those ‘dumb as bricks’ superhero flicks

by Eric Melin March 24, 2016 Print Reviews

All of the uber-muscled, color-drained visual and aural bombast in the world can’t hide the ugly truth about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It’s dumb as bricks.

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‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is a Noisy Bar where Nobody Likes You

by Simon Williams March 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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One good thing about Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice? I’m pretty sure a hell of a drinking game can be made around it. Every time Batman crashes into something: take a drink. Every time Lex Luthor monologues about God: take a drink. Every time Lois Lane gets trapped or captured: take a drink.

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Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday: A movie that ages well without growing old

by Eric Melin March 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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What’s interesting about Pee-wee’s Big Holiday is that it must do the impossible: Measure up as a sequel to a true original. By its nature, this latest Pee-wee film retreads some of the same material, though in the most respectful way. That said, it does the best possible job rekindling the spirit of the first.

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