Quartet

It’s about time Dustin. We’ve been waiting for the moment when you’d step behind the camera. Like other actors of his time, Clint Eastwood, Mel Gibson and Ron Howard to name a few, he’s trying his hand at directing. His directorial debut Quartet is loaded with legendary actors, backed by...
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Silver Linings Playbook

Watching David O’Russell’s latest film is almost like watching a football game. Seeing it in the jam-packed Egyptian Theater at AFI fest, the crowd cheered, booed and even shed some tears. Was this metaphor intentional? Perhaps. The film centers on an Eagles-obsessed football family after all. Add a comment
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I Melt With You: 2011 AFI Film Fest

Gorgeous photography and an incredible soundtrack highlight director Mark Pellington’s latest film, I Melt With You, an excellent, darkly comic ode to men grappling poorly with adulthood.  During the Q&A after the screening at the Egyptian Theater, Pellington described the film best, so I’ll let him summarize it for you:
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Melancholia: 2011 AFI Fest

I should have had a glass of wine before this one. Lars Von Trier is known for his unsettling, shocking and gruesome journey into the human psyche. Melancholia may not be as horrific as his last film Antichrist, but it still remains subtly terrifying. Everyone fears. Von Trier knows this...
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