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Tag Archives: Movies
The Digital Dissolve…
Put another one on the list, and this time it’s significant. I’m talking about e-books. Particularly your rights and ownership of “your copy.” That’s confusing, I know, but bear with me. The short of it is that Microsoft will be … Continue reading
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Cinequest 2018: How to Cinequest!
As regular listeners to the Fanboy Planet Podcast know, San Jose’s award-winning Cinequest film festival opened last night. Opening night at Cinequest typically features an independent film that has or is expected to shortly gain general distribution, and last night’s … Continue reading
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The Dark Tower – Defending the Rose
The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.
Probably the best opening line in literature. Yeah, better than Call me Ishmael.
(Seriously Ishmael, I was just asking you for a name to write on your coffee cup!) Continue reading
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Cinequest 2015: Short Catch-Up Reviews
Although I’ve written up a good many of the films I’ve seen at Cinequest, there are several I just hadn’t gotten to yet. Given this is the closing weekend and we have a day of encore showings on Sunday, I wanted to get some notes out to you and hopefully help your viewing decisions. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Bad Exorcists
In the end this film delivers a lot of laughs, mixed with just enough shocks and scares. And that’s exactly what I was looking for. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Clew
If you like puzzles, especially those that expose a new puzzle when you’ve gotten past the first answer, Clew is for you. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Astraea
In a market where every post-apocalyptic movie has it’s heart in an alien invasion or zombie uprising, we’re faced in Astraea with an all-too-possible scenario where a disease quickly and efficiently wiped out most of the population. The few survivors are crafty and cautious, knowing that men are far worse danger than any rotting corpse. And that making connections with the few remaining good folks is probably the most precious thing to pursue. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Aspie Seeks Love
Bringing this picture of a different form of coping, admittedly still full of personal frustration and failures, is the real gift of this movie. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Beast Of Cardo (Bestia de Cardo)
The answer is either ethereal or blunt, depending on your interpretation of metaphor or perhaps a truly disturbing potential ramification of their actions. You can have it both ways I suppose, but like Moira and Hermes I just want to escape Cardo.
Cinequest 2015: Afterlife (Utoelet)
So, not exactly Ghostbusters in its scope or plot, but this film does deliver a lot of fun and charm as we watch the dour Mozes struggle through afterlife with father. Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Songs She Wrote About People She Knows
Songs She Wrote About People She Knows: The movie musical is a very strange animal. Here is the second of two Cinequest musical offerings, and why even though they’re very different, you’ll want to see them both. @leg_stand #cinequest #songsshewroteaboutpeoplesheknows Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: Booze Boys and Brownies
Booze Boys and Brownies: The movie musical is a very strange animal. Here is the first of two Cinequest musical offerings, and why even though they’re very different, you’ll want to see them both. @bbbthemusical #cinequest Continue reading
Cinequest 2015: My Daily Film Journal
For this year’s Cinequest, I’ll be journaling the films I watch to help you decide if you want to catch them later in the festival. A little background information about the festival, Fanboy Planet, and what you can expect. Continue reading