Film Review: Willow Creek

Note: This film was reviewed in 2013 at its premiere at IFFBoston. I’m not a fan of found footage movies. In fact, since “The Blair Witch Project,” the only other found footage film I’ve enjoyed was “Cloverfield.” Then along came “Willow Creek,” Bobcat Goldthwait’s latest film, which is certainly a successful departure from his past …

Film Review: Newlyweds

The film business is constantly changing. The last few years have been a renaissance of really great independent film. New filmmakers are being able to tell their stories with very little overhead, thanks to increasingly affordable high quality cameras. Now, it is easier to make the films you want to make, without the stress of …

‘Burn After Reading’ Trailer Online

The Coen brothers’ first film after their Oscar winning ‘No Country For Old Men’ now has a trailer online.  The first trailer for ‘Burn After Reading’ is now available for download on iTunes. And it’s pretty friggin’ funny. The film seems to be more ‘classic’ Coen, sort of in the vein of a lighthearted ‘Fargo.’ …

Apple Signs Deal with HBO

Steve Jobs, unlike his usual self, made a concession to Hollywood, shifting what had been a stringent pricing scheme for TV Show episode downloads. To date, the standard pricing for TV shows on iTunes has been $1.99, in this new deal with HBO, some will sell for more then standard. Also, episodes will not be …