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Fantastic Fest Hit "Spring" Introduces A Brand New Movie Monster

5:21 PM 10/3/2014 by Fred Topel
Nadia Hilker in Spring
Spring was a hit at Fantastic Fest, winning an acting award for Lou Taylor Pucci. After festival screenings, Drafthouse Films announced it would distribute the film next year. The film stars Pucci as a man traveling in Italy who falls in love with a local girl (Nadia Hilker), who keeps her transformations hidden from him.

Managing The Desire To Help: Moral Conscience in Jesse Moss’ THE OVERNIGHTERS

2:55 PM 4/22/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In anticipation of the San Francisco International Film Fest screening of The Overnighters (April 28) I spoke with director Jesse Moss about his film's fallible Pastor, the men who divided a town and how this messianic tale became Greek Tragedy. The Overnighters will reach theaters in fall via Drafthouse Films.

Review: 'I Declare War' Scores a Messy Victory

10:27 AM 8/29/2013 by Jeff Giles
I Declare War
War is good for absolutely nothin', y'all...except perhaps as a metaphor for a whole bunch of things. In I Declare War, directors Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson use it to underscore the all-encompassing horror of adolescence, and the way even a simple game of capture the flag can be fraught with enough sexual tension and psychological torment to build a hundred bridges over the River Kwai -- and while the movie's far from perfect, it makes its points often and effectively enough to recommend.

The FP

Posted March 6th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park ('The FP') in the deadly arena of competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation."

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