Animation Block

Animation Block
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10 animated shorts from all around the world were featured as part of Slamdance’s 2010 Animation Block. … read more

Drones – Review

Drones – Review
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One of the biggest crowd-pleasers of Slamdance 2010, this film uses actors and location to craft something unique in American cinema. … read more

Down Terrace – Review

Down Terrace – Review
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British director Ben Wheatley (Modern Toss, IDEAL) shreds the preconceptions surrounding modern UK gangster fare (no Guy Richie-isms here) in this great drama. … read more

And Everything is Going Fine – Review

And Everything is Going Fine – Review
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Stephen Soderbergh’s first documentary premiered at Slamdance with aplomb and a bit of heartstring strumming. Spalding Gray, the subject of this documentary, left a family behind after his disappearance/assumed suicide in 2004. … read more

$99 Specials

$99 Specials
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To produce a film for no more than $99 in 99 days or less is damn hard. It’s the kind of thing you just can’t do for any reason other than the love. … read more

Blood From a Stone – Review

Blood From a Stone – Review
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“Justice rides shotgun, ‘cus that bitch is blind.” -Sean Sharpstone, Ironic Action Hero … read more

Gallery Shorts Block 6

Gallery Shorts Block 6
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From an Asian youth’s self-hatred to a totalitarian sitcom to an Iranian Farmer’s new television – reviews of another entirely original block of Slamdance short films … read more

Junko’s Shamisen – Review

Junko’s Shamisen – Review
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 Screening with The Wild Hunt, the short film Junko’s Shamisen is a wonderfully animated piece of amalgamated storytelling. … read more

Mamachas del Ring – Review

Mamachas del Ring – Review
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A portrait of Carmen Rosa the Champion–a colorful female professional wrestler in the male-dominated world of Bolivian wrestling … read more

Point of Entry – Review

Point of Entry – Review
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A poignant yet modest look at the lives of a family split across the Mexican/American border.  … read more