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August Now Playing: A Big-Headed Fassbender in Frank, Dinosaur 13, and The One I Love

Posted Jul 31, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

August Now Playing: A Big-Headed Fassbender in Frank, Dinosaur 13 Summons Childlike Wonder

How do we really now that it's Michael Fassbender behind that lollipop-shaped fake head in Frank? Frankly (sorry), the evidence…

A New Frontier Opera Transports 20th Century New York City to Present Day

Posted Jul 28, 2014, by New Frontier

A New Frontier Opera Transports 20th Century New York City to Present Day

In October 2013, Joshua Frankel (Director) and Judd Greenstein (Composer)participated in the New Frontier Story Lab with the…

Tinashe’s 2014 Rise Heralds a Refreshing New R&B Talent

Posted Jul 24, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Tinashe’s 2014 Rise Heralds a Refreshing New R&B Talent

There are meteoric ascents, and then there is Tinashe, whose debut single “2 On” has forcefully climbed its way into ‘Top 40’…

A Conditional List of Great Film Scores, As Told By Sundance Lab Fellows

Posted Jul 23, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

A Conditional List of All-Time Great Film Scores, As Told By Sundance Lab Fellows

In contemplating your favorite films of all time, chances are that most of the relevant works exhibit an exceptional – or at…

Joe Swanberg Finds Inspiration At Home With His Latest Comedy Happy Christmas

Posted Jul 23, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

Joe Swanberg Finds Inspiration At Home With His Latest Comedy Happy Christmas

There are prolific filmmakers–Woody Allen famously cranks out a new movie each year–and then there’s Joe Swanberg, who makes…

Listen Up Philip, The Guest and Conversations with Bret Easton Ellis, Nicolas Winding Refn

Posted Jul 21, 2014, by Eric Hynes and Nate von Zumwalt

Listen Up Philip, The Guest and Conversations with Bret Easton Ellis, Nicolas Winding Refn

Alex Ross Perry’s brand of misanthropy is remarkably endearing. It also happens to permeate his intimate comedy Listen Up…

Director David Charles on The Gary Baseman Documentary “Mythical Creatures”

Posted Jul 21, 2014, by Gary Baseman & David Charles

Director David Charles on the Gary Baseman Documentary Mythical Creatures

David Charles is a filmmaker, writer, and graphic novelist who has written and directed interactive and non-traditional…

A Persian Vampire Romance and Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

Posted Jul 18, 2014, by Eric Hynes and Nate von Zumwalt

A Persian Vampire Romance and Indie Rock Band Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

There’s not much one can hope to gather from the genre-spanning description for Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at…

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe’s Greatest Mysteries

Posted Jul 15, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe's Greatest Mysteries

* Particle Fever participated in IFP's 2008 Spotlight on Documentaries at Independent Film Week and is released in-part…

NEXT FEST: Aubrey Plaza’s Deranged Antics in Life After Beth, Father John Misty Music Video

Posted Jul 15, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Aubrey Plaza's Deranged Antics On Display In Life After Beth, Father John Misty Music Video

Between Jeff Baena’s serpentine zombie romance and Father John Misty’s unruly video for his breakout song “Hollywood Forever…

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