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Category : films

Stuff I Love: Funny Or Die Makes Fun Of ‘Mumblecore’

Ah, mumblecore filmmakers. Why do critics insist on grouping together your particular style of film making, giving it a name and then complaining that it won’t go away (low budget, 20-something, angsty ensemble films)? Labels suck, right? Luckily, Funny Or Die’s parody of SXSW films that fall within the genre does not: The Dirty Garage

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I’m Going: NYICFF 2009 + Check Out THE FREAK

There will be many exciting films at this year’s New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF), which I will be attending to see Azur & Asmar: The Princes’ Quest. Michel Ocelot also made one of my other favorite international animated features, Kirikou and the Sorceress, the first animated film I ever bought online. I LOVE

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Collecting the Inappropriate, Pt 2

Last night I kept thinking of other incest themed films that I really enjoyed, and ones that I haven’t seen yet but keep meaning to ask my friends to order from netflicks: Have seen: The Royal Tenenbaums, The Devils Advocate (guilty pleasure), The Believer, To Kill A Mockingbird, Forrest Gump, Monsoon Wedding, Velvet Goldmine, Dolores

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