Frances Ha: Scripting that Dances and Drifts

Frances Ha is a comedy-drama directed by Noah Baumbach. It tells the story of Frances (Greta Gerwig), a 27-year-old aspiring ballet dancer with no money, no shifts at the dance company, and no apartment. The movie follows Frances from apartment to apartment, from city to city, and from friend to...
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Blackfish: Documentary Filmmaking that Resonates

Using a creative, compelling mix of archival footage, interviews, commercials and clips of killer whales in the wild, Blackfish is a film that is both terrifying and thought provoking. Four years ago, SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau was attacked and killed by one of the theme park’s whales. The incident sparked...
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Birdman: Beautiful When in Flight

Nightcrawler, John Wick, Gone Girl, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, The Theory of Everything and so many more – the films that really want to get audiences buzzing seem to gather at the year’s end. No wonder why summer went out making the sound of a drenched firecracker. Then there’s Birdman.
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