Posts Tagged ‘Romance’

by Kristin Molloy
February 13th, 2013

This week’s post is devoted to indie romance.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 19th, 2011

On July 20th, the acclaimed Lebanese film “Caramel”, directed by Nadine Labaki, will screen in Long Island City, Queens. This bittersweet comedy about women, love, friendship, and life in Beirut will be presented entirely for free. Come out to Socrates Sculpture Park with a blanket and ice cream, and get ready to treat yourself to a warm touch of caramel.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
August 2nd, 2010

Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts might have my favorite filmmaker website of the year: jcvr.net. It looks and operates like an MS-DOS screen from 1985. And also contains this…

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
March 11th, 2008

Is Barry Jenkins‘ “Medicine for Melancholy” the first African-American “Mumblecore” movie? Hell yeah!
And, uh, maybe not.
Jenkins’ engaging and entertaining low-budget love story certainly fits many of Mumblecore’s thematic ideas, and premiered at SXSW, the cauldron that supposedly brewed the movement. The film takes place over the course of one dreamy day, from the [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
March 11th, 2008

The pleasure of “The Pleasure of Being Robbed” is the joy of discovering a bag full of kittens (and watching them playfully flip through the air); the bliss of an unexpected overnight road trip with a friend; the warmth of a frolic with a polar bear. Josh Safdie’s film is filled with a carefree awkwardness, [...]

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