Indie Film Spotlight: ‘Not Another Happy Ending’ + Q&A with screenwriter David Solomons

I have mentioned this delightful Scottish rom-com Not Another Happy Ending on my blog a few times. I first saw it a little over a year ago on Netflix, April 2015 to be exact, and have watched it a half dozen times since. I've posted a Deleted Scene from the movie, as well as dedicated a Music …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Question of the Week: What’s your favorite Canadian film(s)?

Happy Friday everybody!! Well I'm psyched for my Montréal trip. Bags are packed, airport shuttle booked, etc. and looking at the forecast, it's going to be in mid 70s F & mostly sunny for most of the days we'll be in Montréal AND Québec City! We can't believe our luck, as Canada & Minnesota pretty much share …

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MSPIFF Weekend Roundup: Women In Film panels + ‘The Fencer’ mini review

It's truly one of the best weekends weather-wise in the Twin Cities. It's 70+ degrees and sunny for three days in a row which is unusual as we do still get snow in April occasionally. It's also been a fun and insightful weekend for me at MSPIFF! FRIDAY After work I went to see one …

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Indie Film Spotlight: BEEBA BOYS + Q&A with director Deepa Mehta

I'm thrilled that MSPIFF is launching its Tribute Program on its 35th anniversary this year. The program recognizes the achievements of an international filmmaker whose work is making waves on a global scale. And they certainly made the perfect choice for its first honoree. Deepa Mehta is a pioneering female Canadian-Indian director, well known as the award-winning …

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Weekend Roundup: counting down to MSPIFF 2016 + ‘Meet the Patels’ documentary (2014) review

How's your weekend everyone? It's kind of an uneventful one for me but April is going to be quite busy with the Minneapolis/St Paul Film Fest coming next weekend!! I can always rely on MSPIFF to bring an excellent selection of world and regional cinema and independent films, many of which I never would've been able to …

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