The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
The conceit of the 48-Hour Film Festival is that teams have only two days to write, shoot and edit a film as best they can, working off a few prompts; in this year's contest, they had to include a puppeteer character, a checkbook, and the line, "Where are we going?""Imagined Slights," the video belo ... More >>
As its title suggests, The True/False Film Festival is focused around a cavalcade of non-fiction motion pictures. In its ninth year, the scope of the festival has widened to feature prevalent artists in independent music such as Dark Dark Dark and Bramble. Based out of Columbia, True/False has becom ... More >>
After their first film, Hooch & Daddy-O, racked up an armful of awards on the film-festival circuit, co-writers and coproducers Jim Ousley and Oscar Madrid went on to take home an RFT MasterMinds Award back in 2009. They've since moved forward with The Bloodfest Club, directed by Madrid, which they ... More >>
This weekend, I watched the Breeders' Cup from the hospitable living room of a dear friend, pizza in one hand, PBR in the other, yelling for some very fine horses to beat the spread. That's not particularly sneaky, though sneaking food into horse races is quite enjoyable. The topic of conversati ... More >>
www.screendaily.com The first local press screening of the Jason Reitman/George Clooney film Up In the Air -- perhaps the most eagerly anticipated movie in St. Louis since that flick about the World's Fair -- happened this morning at the Tivoli in the Delmar Loop.While we've been asked by the PR ... More >>
Cinema St. Louis on Wednesday announced the line-up for the St. Louis International Film Festival (tickets go on sale today), and lo and behold, one of the featured films tells a tall tale about a legendary albino farm out near Springfield.www.cinemastlouis.orgYes, an albino farm. The property on ... More >>
Chasing shadows in film and life
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
Health, in life and film, dominates Cannes.
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
Week of November 17, 2004
St. Louis filmmakers hit the silver screen
An upstart film festival in Tiger Town is generating big buzz
An obscure funding source keeps local documentary filmmakers afloat
From Palestine comes an absurdist look at life under the intifada
Maggie Gyllenhaal's a naughty Secretary but not quite naughty enough
Week of July 24, 2002
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Published the week of July 19-25, 2000
Co-written and directed by Theo Angelopoulos