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Big Trouble in Seattle (REQUEST)

Brittney (Emily Shuel) has been left traumatised after her mother (Angela DiMarco) is murdered by local Seattle gangster known as Mr. Big (Raz Mallard). She works with the police to get him arrested for murder, however the trial may be foiled by Mr. Big’s amoral attorney Geno (Sandra Scragg), who plans to frame Brittney and her friends. What can Brittney do to keep her friends safe and make sure Mr. Big stays locked up?

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Quick Critique (REQUEST): Making and Unmaking

Shaun Rose is an independent filmmaker located in New York. His film Upstate Story released on his YouTube channel in 2018 and has more recently seen awards success in festival runs. This documentary actually tracks back his process to 2012, before ever dreaming up Upstate Story (previously titled “I”) and talking about an ambitious (and since abandoned) project Dog Days.

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IndieCork 2019

So I was at IndieCork 2019!

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Quick Critique: Bed (REQUEST)

A man (Cody Clarke) convinces his girlfriend (Chloe Castigiloni) to call in sick and spend the entire day in bed with him.

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Quick Critique: Mute Date (REQUEST)

fIn the far off, impossible to see future of 2020, Noah (Anthony Kapfer) and Erica (Nina Tandilashvili) take part in an experiment that puts them on a blind date.

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Quick Critique: Upstate Story (Request)

There’s something to be said about the liberty filmmaking can give you in the present day if you’re resourceful enough.

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2016: Best Movies, 36-11

Read my So Bad It’s Good list here and my Worst Movies of 2016 37-11 here.

2016 was a pretty strong year for film, especially in more off-the-cuff independent affair.

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IndieCork 2016

(Originally published October 23 2016)

So I went to IndieCork 2016 last week! Due to working on other articles, I wasn’t able to get around to doing my usual festival thing of reviewing what I considered to be the most interesting movie I saw that week, and instead decided to make a master post giving a (hopefully) brief overview of every screening I was at.