Monthly Archives: March 2009

Sweet November

You see, I can go ahead and use that post title because I can guar­an­tee you that I will never be review­ing either the 1968 tear­jerker of the same name or the soggy 2001 remake with Charlize Theron and Keanu … Continue read­ing

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Les fourmis rouges (Red Ants)

Les four­mis rouges (Red Ants) (Director: Stéphan Carpiaux): You only need to look at the film’s poster to determ­ine the appeal of Stéphan Carpiaux’s debut fea­ture. The stun­ningly beau­ti­ful Déborah François plays 16-year-old Alex, who lives alone with her father … Continue read­ing

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2009 Cinema Eye Honors Winners

Tonight was the second annual Cinema Eye Honors cere­mony, held in New York City. The Cinema Eye Honors were cre­ated last year by AJ Schnack with the sup­port of Thom Powers and Indiepix as a response to what they felt … Continue read­ing

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Over the Hills and Far Away (The Horse Boy)

Over the Hills and Far Away (The Horse Boy) (Director: Michal Orion Scott): I was happy to see this film while in Austin for the South by Southwest Film Festival because the fam­ily it’s about live in the hill coun­try … Continue read­ing

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Enfances (Childhoods)

Enfances (Childhoods) (Directors: Yann Le Gal, Ismaël Ferroukhi, Corinne Garfin, Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Isild Le Besco, Safy Nebbou): This very inter­est­ing idea, brought to real­iz­a­tion by French dir­ector Yann Le Gal, brings together six short films, each con­cern­ing a … Continue read­ing

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