TCFF Indie Film Spotlight: ‘The Architect’ + Interview with writer/director Jonathan Parker

When I saw the trailer for this indie film, I was immediately intrigued! Firstly, I LOVE Parker Posey AND James Frain, and the premise sounds ripe for an offbeat comedy. When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of an uncompromising modernist architect, who proceeds to build HIS dream house instead …

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Counting Down to 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest! Spotlight on the eclectic indie films I can’t wait to see

TCFF is less than a week away! Those who've been reading my blog for a while knows I've been covering TCFF since its inception seven years ago. It was only a 5-day festival and it was split between two different locations in Minneapolis. Well now TCFF has made its home at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON Theatres in …

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Weekend Roundup: Thoughts on STARZ series ‘The White Queen’ (2013)

It's been quite a weekend, it's so sad to hear what happened on Saturday night in Orlando, FL. My thoughts and prayers are with those affected in this horrific act. The cast of Broadway darling Hamilton, led by Lin-Manuel Miranda paid tribute to the victims in a powerful gesture: Tonight's @HamiltonMusical#TonyAwards performance did not include muskets in …

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Upcoming Flix Spotlight: British Crime Drama ‘All Things To All Men’

A new contractor at my office who just started last week made an observation the other day when he stopped by my cube. "Are you a bit of an Anglophile?" I asked him why he thought so, then he pointed out to my Skyfall poster, London desktop pics, and other British-related memorabilia all over my …

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Tube Watch: Is NBC’s The Cape worth watching?

I first saw The Cape's promo clip on tv many months ago, it strikes me like a Mask of Zorro + Batman Begins rip off in that the protagonist is a regular guy who takes on a secret identity to fight crime. I didn't remember much about the series until I started hearing the radio …

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