LA Film Festival: The Advocates

Advertisements The state of California is in a housing crisis. Gone are the days of the California Dream, when a person could realistically expect, so long as they had a decent job, to own a modest three bedroom house with a nice…

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LA Film Festival: Making Montgomery Clift

Advertisements Legacy is a tricky thing. As a species, we have a tendency towards propping up certain narratives and ideas as definitive, but the totality of life defies such narrow constrictions. It’s nice to think that the essence of a person can…

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LA Film Festival: Microhabitat

Advertisements If you were to catalogue my favorite films of all time, you’d quickly discover a certain strain of emotion that characterizes a large portion of them: melancholy. Inside Llewyn Davis, Alice in the Cities, The Illusionist (2010), Days of Heaven, Close-Up,…

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LA Film Festival 2018: Introduction

Advertisements We are currently in the midst of 2018’s Fall Festival Season, with heavy-hitters Venice, Telluride, and Toronto having finished up, and the likes of New York, Chicago, London, and Austin coming up soon. (For genre fanatics, Fantastic Fest also starts today). Suffice…

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