• A LETTER TO MOMO 2011 Momo e no tegami

    From the creators of GHOST IN THE SHELL comes A LETTER TO MOMO (2011) a supernatural anime classic featuring thousands of squirming, morphing ghosts and spirits.

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  • OLD FASHIONED 2015 IMAGE COURTESY OF FREESYTLE MEDIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

    Clay takes a moment to consider his work so far inside his antique repair shop in OLD FASHIONED, from Skoche Films, the love story that opens opposite “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Valentine’s weekend 2015. IMAGE COURTESY OF FREESYTLE MEDIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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  • MATTHEW MOORE THE AMBER AMULET 2013 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

    The Masked Avenger can make things happen. Matthew Moore's THE AMBER AMULET (2013) short film.

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  • SPARE PARTS 2015 PANTELION FILMS LIONSGATE

    Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream.

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  • JACK AND THE CUCKOO CLOCK HEART

    On the coldest day in the history of the world, little Jack is born with his heart frozen solid. JACK and the CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (2013).

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  • CHAPPIE 2015 NEILL BLOMKAMP

    Every child comes into the world full of promise. But there’s one thing that makes Chappie different from anyone else: he is a robot. Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE (2015).

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  • LOVE LAND 2014

    A young woman with an intellectual disability is placed in an institution, she will stop at nothing to return to the man of her dreams. JOSHUA TATE's LOVE LAND (2014).

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  • MINIONS (2015) © Illumination Entertainment

    But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. MINIONS (2015) © Illumination Entertainment

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  • Antonio de la Torre in Manuel Martin Cuenca and Alejandro Hernandez's CANNIBAL (Caníbal) ©2013 of Film Movement. All rights reserved.

    He loves who he eats. Antonio de la Torre in Manuel Martin Cuenca and Alejandro Hernandez's CANNIBAL (Caníbal) ©2013 of Film Movement. All rights reserved.

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  • Johnny Depp stars as 'Charlie Mortdecai' in MORTDECAI.

    He will thrill you, he will dazzle you, but most importantly he will grow on you. Johnny Depp stars as 'Charlie Mortdecai' in MORTDECAI.

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  • INTO THE WOODS 2014

    Broadway’s Lilla Crawford stars as Little Red Riding Hood in “Into the Woods,” a modern twist on beloved fairy tales. Based on the Tony®-winning musical and directed by Rob Marshall, the film hits theaters nationwide Dec. 25, 2014. Photo by: Peter Mountain. © 2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Scarlett Johansson ("Laura") stars in Lionsgate Home Entertainment's UNDER THE SKIN.

    The dominant underlying theme of sexuality is used to the absolute advantage of the alien stalker-huntress. Scarlett Johansson ("Laura") stars in Lionsgate Home Entertainment's UNDER THE SKIN.

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  • Aaron David Gleason in MASTERMIND (2014). Image courtesy © 2014 of Jeremiah Kipp. All rights reserved.

    Jeremiah Kipp's directs Aaron Gleason's MASTERMIND (2014) an intoxicating between horror and the Avant-garde. Aaron David Gleason in MASTERMIND (2014). Image courtesy © 2014 of Jeremiah Kipp. All rights reserved.

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  • KENNETH WELSH as "GRAMPA JONAS" and LUKE TAYLOR PUCCI as "LUKE" in writer/director Alonso Mayo's LUKE. Image courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. All rights reserved.

    Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. KENNETH WELSH as "GRAMPA JONAS" and LUKE TAYLOR PUCCI as "LUKE" in writer/director Alonso Mayo's LUKE. Image courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. All rights reserved.

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A LETTER TO MOMO 2011 Momo e no tegami

A LETTER TO MOMO ‘Momo e no tegami’ (2011) – Review

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A Hiroyuki Okiura film. A LETTER TO MOMO (Momo e no Tegami) (2011) is a detailed hand-drawn animated feature by writer/director Hiroyuki Okiura. Oftentimes, many of the Japanese animated films would feature a child in a particular form of parental separation, either through isolation or death. In Miyazaki’s Ponyo (2008), a small boy, who’s father is often away on long …

MATTHEW MOORE THE AMBER AMULET 2013 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Matthew Moore’s THE AMBER AMULET (2013) – Review

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What makes a hero?   Director Matthew Moore‘s THE AMBER AMULET (2013) centers around a ten-year-old boy named Liam (Ed Oxenbould) goes above and beyond to rescue a troubled woman (Genevieve Hegney) in his neighborhood. Based on Craig Silvey‘s novella of the same name, The Amber Amulet won awards including nominations for Best Narrative Short at the 2014 Nashville Film …

jack and the cuckoo clock heart

JACK and the CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (2013) – Review

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Rule #3: Never fall in love. In Stéphane Berla and Mathias Malzieu‘s JACK and the CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (Jack et la mécanique du coeur) (2013) a little boy was born on the coldest day in the history of the world and it froze his heart. Luckily for this little boy, a kind and gentle witch saved him by removing his frozen …

LOVE LAND 2014

LOVE LAND (2014) – Review

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Normal. Just like everybody else. Director Joshua Tate‘s LOVE LAND (2014) film made its debut at the 25th annual New Orleans Film Festival. The film is set against the backdrop of the Disability Rights Movement and features a unique group of characters both traditional and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their performances aren’t simplified and are thrust into the complicated …