PFF: Yorgos Noussias' EVIL (TO KAKO), w/ Meletis Georgiadis, Pepi Moschovakou, Argiris Thanasoulas,

Yorgos Noussias' Evil (To kako) is scheduled to have its North American première at the 15th Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF) on April 3rd at 5:00 p.m., and to subsequently be screened there on April 5th at 9:45 p.m. and... More »

PFF: Yûdai Yamaguchi & Jun'ichi Yamamoto's MEATBALL MACHINE (a.k.a. "Mîtobôru mashin"), starr

FOR PRODUCTION STILLS GALLERY, SEE THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE Yûdai Yamaguchi and Jun'ichi Yamamoto's Meatball Machine (a.k.a. "Mîtobôru mashin") - a remake of the latter's 1999 movie of the same title (Japanese Movie Database entry) - is scheduled... More »

PFF: Pål Sletaune's NEXT DOOR (NABOER), starring Kristoffer Joner, Cecilie Mosli, Julia Schacht, An

FOR TRAILER, SEE THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE Pål Sletaune's psychological thriller Next Door (Naboer) is scheduled to be screened at the 15th Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF) on April 4th at 12:30 p.m., April 5th at 9:30 p.m., and... More »

The Pain! The Pain! Complete Philadelphia Film Festival Schedule Online.

The complete website isn't up yet but the good folk at the Philadelphia Film Festival have just uploaded the entire program book in PDF format and it looks fantastic. A first scan turns up a LOT of films we've talked... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philadelphia Film Festival's Danger After Dark Lineup Announced!

Ooooh ... Travis Crawford, the Danger After Dark programmer for the upcoming Philadelphia Film Festival, has just given me the heads up on this year's lineup and it is absolutely fantastic. I'll be in Philadelphia for about half of the... More »
By Todd Brown   

TIFF Report: Pusher II With Blood On My Hands Review

Say you've been hailed as Denmark's next great hope. You burst on to the scene with a dazzling debut. You followed that up with an equally acclaimed sophomore film (Bleeder) then went overseas to try your luck in North... More »
By Todd Brown   

Two Clips From Steve Buscemi's Lonesome Jim

Steve Buscemi's Lonesome Jim was one of my favorite films at this year's Philadelphia Film Festival and, thankfully, some footage is finally starting to leak out ... a pair of scenes from Buscemi's smart, funny and teminally depressed romantic... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Ferpect Crime, Only Human, Macked Hammered Slaughtered and Shafted

Turns out I wasn;t the only Twitch type at the just concluded Philadelphia Film Festival ... turns out regular reader and sometimes contributor Collin Armstrong was there as well and he's chimed in with a trio of excellent reviews ...... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Cutie Honey, Soundless, Survive Style 5+

Well, you know what they say about good things and ending and this one has. Today was the final day of the Philadelphia Film Festival and, just as soon as I'm done writing this, I need to pack my stuff... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: The Voyage Home, Niceland, Lonesome Jim

Well, only one day left to my time in Philadelphia. Today was the second last day of screenings and I caught three very different films: an Italian period drama set shortly after the fall of Rome, an meditative Icelandic fable,... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Evilenko

Oh, poor Malcolm McDowell ... how did he ever get roped into making this? Today was a bit of a down day here: with little jumping off the schedule shouting "Watch me! Watch me!" Canfield and I spent the day... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Oldboy, Stratosphere Girl, Quiet As A Mouse

So the count now stands at three days, eleven films. Thus far I'm having a ridiculously high success rate with ten solid films against only one dog. Not bad. Rounding up today's viewing after this morning's viewing of Off Beat... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Off Beat

I had originally hoped to be screening Woman is the Future of Man right now but the festival's tight schedule and the fact that Woman plays on the opposite end of town as Off Beat - which I just saw... More »
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Philly Fest Report: La Promesa, The Soup One Morning, Arahan

So, two days and seven films in the books thus far. Today started well with The Far Side of the Moon and two of the three later screenings were similarly strong but, alas, my string of quality film experiences here... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: The Far Side of the Moon

Got a little bit of time to fill here between screenings so I figured I'd hop online and throw down a couple words about this morning's screening, Robert Lepage's The Far Side of the Moon. I'm tempted to go off... More »
By Todd Brown   

Philly Fest Report: Dias De Santiago, UNO, Karaoke Terror

Well, here I am in Philadelphia. I rolled up to my friend Scott's place last night around eleven then hit the city proper early this morning to track down my press badge and catch a couple flicks before heading to... More »
By Todd Brown   
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