Currently Browsing: September 2016

Filmmaker Q&A: Sophie Goodhart

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin More than a decade ago, Sophie Goodhart wrote and directed a hit comedy short titled My Blind Brother, about two brothers (one blind) competing in a charity swimming competition. The film debuted in the short categories at South by Southwest and Cannes in 2003, making a name for Sophie Goodhart […]

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Filmmaker Q&A: Jocelyn Moorehouse

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin It’s a delight to have Joceyln Moorhouse returning to directing after an 18-year hiatus. Of course, she was plenty busy raising four children (two who were diagnosed with autism)and working on film as the producer of her husband PJ Hogan’s films, Mental and Unconditional Love. But it’s a delight to […]

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Filmmaker Q&A: Sue Maslin

Interview: Producer Sue Maslin on The Dressmaker By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin While just hitting US theaters now, the team behind the Australian film The Dressmaker already had reason to celebrate when the film hit theaters last year (after premiering at Toronto). The film was nominated for eight Australian Film Critics Association Awards (winning four) […]

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Glorious 4G release of “Howards End” is a joy!

So I happened to be at a morning screening for film critics at the Film Forum last Thursday, and when I emerged from the Ladies Room afterwards (at around 12:10), I saw that a screening of the new 4G Silver Anniversary Restoration of Howards End was about to begin. Since this was the last day I would be able to see […]

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GB ’16: Au Contraire

If I had to pick one word to describe the Ghostbusters reboot, the word would be “disappointing.” Guest Critic Elyse Thaler weighs in on GB ’16 Let me be clear, as a twenty-seven year old woman who was raised to be a feminist and is currently fighting for her place in the entertainment industry I […]

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WFF ’16: Women Filmmakers Make Impact

By: Senior Contributor Lisa Iannucci At last year’s Woodstock Film Festival in New York, Sasha Gordon debuted her movie It Had to Be You and it was extremely well-received. This well-done romantic comedy centers on Sonia, a neurotic jingle writer who’s always dreamt of a big and exciting life. Sonia is surprised by a sudden […]

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