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3 Still Standing

The Mill Valley Film Festival is coming! 3 Still Standing is just one of dozens of fantastic films you can catch. The fest runs from October 2nd through the 12th, more info on venues and MVFF links at the bottom of this article. This is the first of several reviews we’ll be posting before the…

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Shtisel

The San Francisco Jewish Film Fest is long over and we have several film reviews coming up in the next few weeks, as some of our favorite films can’t be reviewed until after their theatrical release. You can check out Sky’s Cinesource article on the entire festival HERE. . . This year’s (34th annual) SFJFF featured…

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SF Jewish Film Fest is Coming!!

The 34th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is almost here! The festival starts on Thursday (July 24th) at the Castro Theatre, and runs through August 10th with venues all over the bay area. San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, San Rafael and Palo Alto will be host to 49 features, 28 Documentaries, 21 Narratives and 18 shorts from all genres…

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CineGear Expo: Toys!!

Got a chance go check out the CineGear Expo at Paramount Studios in LA earlier this month and got pretty excited about a couple things. It was of course mostly a lot of things we’ve already seen, but some of the most exciting recent advances have been in camera stabilization, and multi-rotor camera copters. As…

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Love in the Time of Monsters

Another favorite from Cinequest, this fun campy horror comedy has plenty of gore, laughs, yet surprisingly dynamic characters with a lot of heart. TRAILER: Directed by Matt Jackson, Produced by Andy Gunn, Written by Mike Skvarla Starring Gena Shaw, Marissa Skell, Danny Vasquez, Michael McShane, Shawn Weatherly, Hugo Armstrong and Jade Carter SPIDER’S REVIEW There…

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White Rabbit

WHITE RABBIT Directed by Bill Kinder SKY’S REVIEW This political thriller follows the story of Kerryann, a female soldier who’s returned from the Army after being in Iraq, trying to start a new life in Oakland while struggling with PTSD symptoms. When she gets mixed up with a crooked Oakland cop, using her technical skills…

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Abstraction: Interview with Writer/Director Prince Bagdasarian

As you may have seen in a previous post, I got a chance to see an action drama feature at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival called ‘Abstraction’ and really enjoyed it. It’s a great story, and between the gorgeous cinematography, production design and name talent, has very high production value for a pretty low…