“Journey of a Dream” is a fantastic exploration of the Tibetan diaspora and the movement to free Tibet from Chinese occupation. “A Useful Life” is droning, relentless, somewhat boring.
With buttery panoramic imagery and free range cinematography, the Australian drama “Mad Bastards” is a raw but frequently poetic look at the lives, in a matter of speaking, of the Aboriginal actors who portray them.
“Aftershock,” China’s submission for Academy Award consideration in the best foreign film category, could be taken as the “Titanic” of the People’s Republic.
International Narrative Shorts serves up four films between ten and thirty minutes in length, with genres ranging from family drama to supernatural horror.
Part of me wants to sum up “Small Town Murder Songs” as “Fargo” without the funny or the quirky, but that would be harsh.
The atmosphere of scandal permeates nearly every frame of the polished but lurid “Cracks.”
Imagine life at the New York Times media desk during the death throes of the newspaper publishing industry and you’ll only have an idea about Page One – a documentary by Andrew Rossi that kicks off the Minneapolis-St. Paul Film Festival.
Chad talked with Colin Covert about the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival. For more info on the festival, follow WCCO.com’s blog. We’ve got the link
The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and once again, thousands of film fans are preparing to spend more time indoors than out.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.
Nigel Tufnel would be proud. This year, the Sound Unseen film festival goes to 11. Eleven years, that is. The popular series of music-related films (documentary, art and otherwise) has been running in the Twin […]