TCFF Day 2: Nowhere Boy Review

The Twin Cities Film Fest continues! I didn't sign up to volunteer Wednesday night, so right after work, hubby and I headed downtown to see the John Lennon childhood biopic Nowhere Boy. Playing at the same time on AMC Theater 1 was Phasma Ex Machina, which was attended by its director Matt Osterman. Machina is …

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Guest Post: Waiting for Superman Mini Review

As promised, here's the Waiting for Superman mini review. For mini-coverage of the event itself, check out this post. Special thanks to my guest blogger Ted S. for taking the time to write this concise and straightforward review! I think most people who are interest in seeing this documentary know what it’s all about so …

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TCFF Day 1: Waiting for Superman Premiere

Hello everyone, happy Wednesday! I wrote this post last night right after I got back from my volunteer shift at the Theaters at Mall of America. First let me say it was a blast! The place was buzzin' and burstin' with people which is awesome to see. Nice to see such a great turnout and …

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First annual Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off tonight: 5 flicks I’m excited to see

The first ever Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) kicks off with a bang tonight with the critically-acclaimed film Waiting for “Superman” and an appearance from Academy Award®-winning director and producer Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth). The tickets are sold out for this, so it looks like it's going to be a bustling and festive evening …

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Counting down to TCFF: Interview with executive director Jatin Setia

On Sunday afternoon, I had the privilege to volunteer at the TCFF promo booth at the downtown AMC theater. I was actually looking forward to it, and it helps that I had all this energy after my Zumba class. It was fun chatting with fellow volunteers as we hand out the festival's schedules and tell …

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Random Thoughts: Who should Christopher Nolan pick as SUPERMAN reboot director?

It's hard to argue that Marvel's been getting a leg up on DC with their movie adaptations, despite the comic company owning two of the biggest superhero franchises: Batman and Superman. British auteur Christopher Nolan could very well be regarded as a DC hero of sort the fact that he pretty much 'rescued' the Batman …

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Flix Poster of the Week: DUE DATE

HAPPY FRIDAY all! I realize I haven't had a poster post for a while, and when I came across this horizontal quad style poster, I knew I had to blog about it. I thought these are hilarious and eye-cathy. Can't say the same about the trailer though, which is somewhat devoid of laughter IMO. The plot: …

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Counting down to TCFF: Watch the films, meet the filmmakers

The Autumn Equinox has arrived for us in the USA and the rest of the northern hemisphere! Fall is my favorite season and this year there's something else to be excited about Autumn here in Minnesota! In four days, Tuesday, September 28 will mark the debut of the annual TWIN CITIES FILM FEST, premiering with …

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THIS JUST IN! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 – Trailer 2

Apparently the trailer is up already, and by golly does it look epic! And the scene of the fashion-challenged Harry septuplet is in there, too 😀 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv_Aym8gW2Q Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the …

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Just for Fun: Supply your caption for the latest Harry Potter photo

I've never done this before in this blog, but I thought it might be fun to see what you creative folks can come up with 😀 I can't wait to see the first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows come November, and the second trailer is supposed to be up sometime tomorrow. With less …

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