Posts Tagged ‘cyrus’

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[Reviewed by: Danny Moltrasi]

“I’ll find him...”

After visiting another 2010 Sundance film previously with Cyrus, we now move onto the winner of both the Grand Jury Prize: Best Dramatic Film as well as the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. That film is Winter’s Bone, written and directed by Debra Granik. As the title suggests, the film is cold, distant and sparse, however, that does not stop it from being an extremely effecting film. It is a simple story, but one done with such emotion that it elevates it from your average film. (more…)

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[Reviewed by: Danny Moltrasi]

“Don’t f*** my mum!”

Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, famous for their ‘mumblecore’ films The Puffy Chair and Baghead move into the mainstream with their newest film featuring John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill and Marisa Tomei , Cyrus. The film played out of competition at the Sundance Film Festival, and received generally positive reviews from critics alike. This month it has received a fairly wide release in Europe with the support of big name actors, and has been building a good head of steam. The ‘mumblecore’ movement, characterized by its realist approach and improvisation from actors has hit the mainstream. (more…)