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Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

May 10, 2018 | By
Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

    The Carlyle Hotel in New York has sustained a certain allure since 1930 that continually attracts sophisticated travelers and is regarded as one of the most luxurious and premier hotels in the world due to the discretion, atmosphere, and grandness. Historically, the hotel has housed some of the most influential and prominent... »

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

May 8, 2018 | By
Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

    As the Entanglement script landed on the desk of producer/director Jason James (That Burning Feeling), he instantaneously developed an affinity for the material, due to the lead character’s journey in the quest to discover who we are and where we come from. Entanglement examines the thought process of clinically depressed Ben as... »

The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

May 1, 2018 | By
The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

    The popularity and demand of comic book conventions over the years has led to a boon of them rapidly popping up and spreading like wild fire around the country. The term “Con” is the abbreviation for a type of convention, whereas that annual event hosts an enormous number of attendees, a variety... »

Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

April 24, 2018 | By
Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

  In 2011, when an unknown short film entitled Ruin roamed the internet, it caught the attention of the studio executives at Fox, which led to the discovery of such a talent in Florida native, director Wes Ball. As Initial meetings ensued between the director and the studio, simultaneously someone had handed him The... »

David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

April 23, 2018 | By
David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

  Chronicling founder Doug Kenney’s creation of National Lampoon magazine, which ran from 1970 to 1998, David Wain’s Netflix feature, A Futile and Stupid Gesture (a phrase from Kenney’s Animal House feature film screenplay) offers a combination of show business success story and lovable romp, within a decidedly modest budget. “I had specific affinity for Doug... »

1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

April 13, 2018 | By
1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

  First-time narrative writer/director Gregory Caruso expanded his 2016 short film Flock of Four into a feature that transports the audience to the 1950s during the height of the Jazz era, on Central Avenue, in Los Angeles. The story follows four teenage friends who make their way to Central Avenue from Pasadena, in pursuit... »

Oscar Winning Director Anders Walter On His Feature Length Debut I Kill Giants

April 11, 2018 | By
Oscar Winning Director Anders Walter On His Feature Length Debut I Kill Giants

  Below the Line:  How did you get involved with I Kill Giants? Anders Walter: I was in Denmark trying to work on a British feature which ultimately fell through. I was then sent several screenplays from my agents in the United States, however none of them really connected with me. Soon After, producer... »

Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Get Out Takes The Big Prize

March 7, 2018 | By
Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Get Out Takes The Big Prize

    The 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards returned to their beach venue in Santa Monica to honor artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers whose films embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. President Josh Welsh opened the show by telling the assembled filmmakers that in these days of cynicism,... »

Oscars 2018: Some Swarthy Badasses And Only A Few Surprises

March 6, 2018 | By
Oscars 2018: Some Swarthy Badasses And Only A Few Surprises

  If you bet on every favorite in your office’s Oscar pool this year, you did quite well. It was a year of very few surprises, and stood in stark contrast to last year’s “wow finish” –to borrow a line from the movies. And yet those who won were very thoughtful about their craft–both... »

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