Archive for the ‘Film Review’ Category

Read reviews of the films appearing in the Rooftop Films Summer Series and film we see at festivals around the world.

by Amy Weiner
April 8th, 2014

Intern Amy attends the closing day of the Brooklyn Girl Film Festival and tells all.

by Kristin Molloy
February 13th, 2013

This week’s post is devoted to indie romance.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 31st, 2013

There is a certain hypnotic power in David Lowery’s films. Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is a post-modern Western, a form of near-magical realism, so vivid and detailed and intense as to seem dreamlike.

by Genevieve DeLaurier
January 29th, 2013

A thoughtful and refreshing look at relationships, family and personal fulfillment in our modern world.

by Genevieve DeLaurier
January 24th, 2013

A poignant and moving portrait of family, love, secrets and discovery.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 22nd, 2013

Rooftop alum Calvin Reeder’s in-your-face freakout odyssey.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 20th, 2013

“Everything is not everything. There’s more.” Andrew Bujalski’s masterful dark comedy about an early 80’s programming convention.

by Christian Paxton
August 23rd, 2012

Our intern Christian picks her favorite film of the summer-Only the Young.

by Leah Roh
August 16th, 2012

Leah, one of Rooftop Film’s interns, explains why Detropia was her favorite screening this summer series.

by Samantha Hill
August 16th, 2012

Our intern Samantha Hill picks This Ain’t California as her favorite film of the summer.

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