My Top 10 Picks from Twin Cities Film Fest

Well, it's been almost two weeks since the 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest wrapped. I knew the tough part would be selecting the top 10 and so I took my time posting this. I use the same criteria when selecting my top 10 films from a given year. So when I say ‘top movies’ it’s sort …

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TCFF 2015 Short Film Reviews Part II – ‘Love American Style’ & ‘Shoot to Kill’ Shorts Block

More great things in small packages! Every year Twin Cities Film Fest screens a plethora of great short films, grouped together in a themed shorts block. Today, we have some of the film reviews from the Love American Style and Shoot to Kill shorts blocks. These are all part of the Love American Style Block The Caper I LOVE the …

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TCFF 2015 Indies Reviews: Krisha & Wildlike

TCFF 2015 is now done and winners have been announced, but the coverage hasn't quite wrapped just yet 😉 Today we've got two indie dramas, each starring a strong female lead (always welcomed in my book) telling a compelling story. So hope you get to see them when they're opened in your area! Krisha It’s …

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TCFF 2015: It’s a Wrap!! Reviews of ‘The 33’ & ‘Thank You For Playing’ doc, highlights and winners of Twin Cities Film Fest top awards

Woot woot!! Can't believe the 11-day Twin Cities Film Fest has wrapped last night. I was far too beat to do any kind of blogging when I got home from the final night Mixer aka after party around Midnight. Thank goodness we've got an extra hour of sleep thanks to Daylight Savings Time, talk about perfect …

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Spotlight on indie horror ‘In the Dark’ + interview with director David Spaltro

A skeptical grad student and a paranormal specialist investigate a potentially haunted home and the troubled woman inside whose affliction may be beyond the capacity of either of them to diagnosis. In The Dark was an attempted shot of energy and breath of fresh air in a popular, but overcrowded genre marketplace, combining both the appeal of the thrills and chills …

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TCFF 2015 Indies Reviews: Touched With Fire + All the Time in the World + Band of Robbers

With just one day left in Twin Cities Film Fest, and I'm still playing catch up on reviewing the films I've seen so far! There's still a few reviews I haven't got around to, believe it or not. But I think I've done double the amount of posts I had last year, and definitely the most in my six years …

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TCFF 2015: Review of ‘The Adderall Diaries’ + interview with writer/director Pamela Romanowsky

It's safe to assume that James Franco loves literary adaptations. The Adderall Diaries is based on a memoir of the same name by Stephen Elliot. Franco played Stephen, a writer who seems to be at the height of his career. His agent constantly calls him about various book deals and options. There's even a new romance in the air, as …

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TCFF 2015 Short Film Reviews Part I – ‘Land Of 10,000 Stories’ Shorts Block + Documentary Short ‘Even The Walls’

Great things do come in small packages! Every year Twin Cities Film Fest screens a plethora of great short films, grouped together in a themed shorts block. Today, we have some of the film reviews from the Land of 10,000 Stories shorts block, and one documentary short Even the Walls that is part of this year's …

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Spotlight on indie drama A Year & Change + interview with director Stephen Suettinger

I always love stories of redemption and I think a smaller film can often tell such stories in a more sincere, heartfelt way. A Year and Change is a slice-of-life film of a divorcee named Owen who after a failed marriage is a bit lost and drifting aimlessly through life. After falling off the roof at a New …

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TCFF 2015 Day 6 Recap + Reviews: Anomalisa and Too Late

We've passed the halfway point of TCFF already, with just four more days to go in the 11-day cinematic festivities. There are still a whole bunch of great films coming in the next few days! The highlights of the past few days are definitely meeting the talents and filmmakers attending the film fest! It's especially gratifying to see Alexandria, …

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