Whoah, April’s been a freakishly busy month thanks to MSPIFF! Check out the banner below to check out our reviews from the Minneapolis/St Paul Film Festival, I have this image widget on my blog sidebar for easy access as well. I’ll have my MSPIFF recap next week as well as my and Josh’s picks top three movie picks.
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April Blind Spot Pick:
New-to-me Movies (non-MSPIFF related):
Avengers: The Age of Ultron
Not Another Happy Ending (2013)
Documentary – The Rise & Fall of Versailles: Louis XV
I think if I were to sum up the month of April, you could say it’s basically a split between MSPIFF and my new obsession Stanley Weber.
— FlixChatter (@FlixChatter) April 21, 2015
Needless to say, there’s barely time for any other rewatches 😛
Movie of the Month
Avengers: Age of Ultron was the last film I saw in April, and though there are some fun moments like the attempt to lift Mjölnir scene, overall it’s pretty forgettable. I don’t know when I’ll have time to review this movie but let’s just say I agree with Kenneth Turan I heard on NPR’s Morning Edition this morning: “Age of Ultron is made for the ‘instant gratification’ culture… It disappears without a trace as soon as it’s consumed.” Yep, that pretty much sums up my sentiment.
What I look forward to in May
It’ll be a fun weekend at Mpls Comic-Con starting tomorrow! Full programming all day Saturday, these are some of the panels I’ll definitely take part in:
11:30-12:15 – WETA workshop: character creation through prosthetics, hair & make up
2:00-2:45 – No “bones” about it: Karl Urban
4:00–4:45 – The truth is out there: Gillian Anderson
In celebration of 25 years of Walker Dialogues, the Walker presents acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, one of the most innovative directors working today, in discussion with Variety chief film critic Scott Foundas. The lecture is followed by a nine-film retrospective May 7–24, 2015.