Currently Browsing: February 5, 2015

NFPW Meets a Member

 NFPW Meet a Member: Jan Lisa Huttner Jan Lisa Huttner is an award-winning American film critic, journalist and activist. She is an outspoken advocate for women artists, particularly in cinema. She works hard to help bring women artists the visibility they deserve. She joined NFPW in Illinois and now lives in New York. She is a […]

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Athena FF (2015)

 The 2015 Athena Film Festival at Barnard College begins tomorrow (2/6/15) and goes all weekend! Lucky me, since I now I live in Brooklyn, I am able to attend the AFF, so I bought an “All-Access Pass” as soon as they went on sale. Last year, I saw so much that I barely had time […]

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1971

Opens tomorrow in NYC. Review coming soon.

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JUPITER ASCENDING

The Wachowskis’ new sci-fi flick tells the story of Jupiter Jones – daughter of a Russian immigrant, cleaning lady, genetic reincarnation of the queen of the universe. Bored yet? The entirety of Jupiter Ascending is a hodgepodge of fan boy fantasy, cheesy dialogue, and clunky plotlines. The only highlight is the visual effects. Seeing the […]

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LOVE, ROSIE

Love, Rosie would make a wonderful music video… but as a full length feature it’s a disaster 🙁

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ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL

From filmmaker Pascal Plisson and screenwriter Marie-Claire Javoy, the documentary On the Way To School (originally titled Sur le chemin de l’école) follows four children’s morning journeys to school from different places and situations across the world. Jackson and his little sister Salome walk and run two hours across Kenyan grassland each day, in the […]

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THE VOICES

Weird & wonderful Black Comedy directed by Marjane Satrapi. (JLH: 4/5) Not yet seen by Rich. ************************* Watching The Voices is like walking a tightrope, which director Marjane Satrapi pulls off brilliantly. This odd, hard-to-describe film is a touching tour de force – even when you’re laughing through your tears. The story begins in the seemingly perfect […]

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