Indie Ogden Review: Cine Pointe 6–Family Fun, Budget-style
Jan16

Indie Ogden Review: Cine Pointe 6–Family Fun, Budget-style

Have you ever been dying to get out of the house and see a movie, then checked your wallet and decided the plan was a no go? An evening movie, plus reasonable snacks (shared popcorn & drinks for all) runs my family of six close to $100! Even at a matinée price of $6.75, movie dates for us all were few and far between. Then came the Cine Pointe 6. Located just East  of Wall in 12th street (151 E 12th street, to be exact), the Cine...

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Indie Ogden Film Review: Sister
Feb06

Indie Ogden Film Review: Sister

Sister (L’Enfant d’en haut) is a 2012 film starring Léa Seydoux, and Kacey Mottet Klein; written by Antoine Jaccoud and Ursula Meier, and directed by Ursula Meier. Sister is a drama set at a Swiss ski resort. It opens with a day in the life of Simon (played by Klein), as he takes a trip up to ski resort and proceeds to spend his day stealing all the gear he can get his hands on. Gloves, helmets, goggles, very nice pairs of...

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Indie Ogden Film Review: In Another Country
Jan29

Indie Ogden Film Review: In Another Country

In Another Country is a 2012 film starring Isabelle Huppert, Kwon Hye Hyo, and Jung Yu Mi; written and directed by Sang-soo Hong. In Another Country is a Korean movie, which examines three variations on the same story: a French woman, Anne, (played by Huppert) visits a small seaside town. The framing for this is a young woman and her mother are on the run from debtors and are hiding in Mohang, where the young woman sets out to write a...

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Indie Ogden Film Review: The Fitzgerald Family Christmas
Dec17

Indie Ogden Film Review: The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas is a 2012 film starring Kerry Bishé, Connie Britton and Edward Burns; written and directed by Edward Burns. Edward Burns plays Gerry, the oldest son in a family of eight who has taken over the patriarch role of keeping his family together after their father walked out on them 20 years ago. The movie opens a couple days before Christmas, as Gerry trys to round up all his brothers and sisters to show up...

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Indie Ogden Film Review: A Late Quartet
Dec04

Indie Ogden Film Review: A Late Quartet

  A Late Quartet is a 2012 film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Mark Ivanir, Christopher Walken, and Imogen Poots; directed by Yaron Zilberman. I don’t know if it was my particular mood when I watched this film, or the fact that I’ve been thinking I need to see the classical arts more often, but A Late Quartet really hit the spot. Hoffman, Keener, Ivanir, and Walken play Robert, Juliette, Daniel, and...

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