Indie sensation “Frozen River” opening

This Friday, August 1, Frozen River will have its theatrical premiere in New York and Los Angeles.  In the following weeks and months, it will begin its rollout to theatres in about 65 other cities across North America.  Frozen River is a dramatic feature about two...

“Stealing America: Vote By Vote” Director Dorothy Fadiman

by indieWIRE (July 30, 2008) Director Dorothy Fadiman’s doc “Stealing America: Vote By Vote” centers on the democratic integrity of the United States in the last two Presidential elections.  For more than thirty years, exit polls accurately predicted...

Soft Shoe: Alex Holdridge’s “In Search of a Midnight Kiss”

by Kristi Mitsuda (July 29, 2008) From “Sunset Boulevard” to “Mulholland Drive” and beyond, most movies revolving around Hollywood hopefuls portray the greater Los Angeles area as a soulless cesspool into which the hordes can’t help but...

Imagine

When asked in an interview for his thoughts regarding the statement, “It’s better to burn out than to fade away,” the late, great, John Lennon, replied, “It’s better to fade away like an old soldier than to burn out. I worship the people...

“American Teen” Director Nanette Burnstein

by Eric Kohn (July 23, 2008) From John Hughes to Judd Apatow, the plight of the American teen has never lacked appeal in popular culture. But even this steadfast truism doesn’t make the concept for “American Teen” immediately salable. A nonfiction...