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 Chantel Elassaad
April 29th, 2011

Rooftop’s resident Canuck provides a guide to Hot Docs, the city of Toronto, and Rooftop’s three shows at the festival.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
April 8th, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well look no further, because Rooftop Alum Extraordinaire Robert Greene’s gorgeous new film Kati with an I opens TONIGHT, right here in our fair city.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 19th, 2011

The trailer for Johannes Nyholm’s Rooftop grantee has received almost 6 million hits on YouTube. Watch it and you’ll see why.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 3rd, 2011

Cold Weather, filmmaker Aaron Katz’s intelligent and exhilarating new indie mystery, was a huge hit when we screened it at the Ace Hotel in January. It’s no mystery why. Go see it Friday at the IFC Center.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
February 1st, 2011

Rooftop alum and blogger Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian is a psychotic horror freakout of epic proportions, scary and hilarious.

by David Lowery
January 28th, 2011

It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 26th, 2011

Rooftop alum Todd Rohal’sThe Catechism Cataclysm follows the storyline of your typical road-trip movie. On a boat. With a priest. Who’s obsessed with bad heavy metal music.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 25th, 2011

I’m not usually a fan of “Midnight Movies”—horror, camp, sci-fi, B-movies, etc.—but three nights in a row I’ve loved Sundance’s 12am screenings at the Egyptian Theater.

by David Lowery
January 25th, 2011

My reflections on Sundance hotel room cable movie watching, my friend Todd Rohal’s hilarious film The Catechism Cataclysm and whether or not the party will, in fact, be cool.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 25th, 2011

Robert Longstreet is the first actor ever to have four movies at the Sundance Film Festival in the same year. As of today, I have collected them all.

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