Thursday, July 26, 2018

TwoOhSix Recap - 2018 New York Asian Film Festival

The New York Asian Film Festival is the latest addition to my roster of film festivals that I provide coverage for and it has definitely been one of the most entertaining so far this year. Living on the other side of the country, I was not able to attend in person but that didn't stop me from checking out several of the movies that would be screening over the course of the seventeen day festival.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Ocean's Eight - Movie Review

The Movie: Ocean's Eight

The Director: Gary Ross

The Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Dakota Fanning, Elliott Gould, Richard Armitage, James Corden

The Story: Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Age of Blood / 역모 - 반란의 시대 - NYAFF 2018 Movie Review

The Movie: The Age of Blood / 역모 - 반란의 시대

The Director: Kim Hong-sun

The Cast: Lee Won-jong, Jo Jae-yun, Jung Hae-in, Kim Ji-hoon, Ryu Tae-joon, Hong Soo-ah, Keum Dan-bi

The Story: A prison guard is tasked with stopping a rebel force that is moving towards dethroning the king.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

BuyBust - NYAFF 2018 Movie Review

The Movie: BuyBust

The Director: Erik Matti

The Cast: Anne Curtis, Victor Neri, Joross Gamboa, Brandon Vera

The Story: An anti-drug enforcement agency stages a massive drug bust in the slums of Manila.

Sorry to Bother You - Movie Review

The Movie: Sorry to Bother You

The Director: Boots Riley

The Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Steven Yeun, Jermaine Fowler, Armie Hammer, Omari Hardwick, David Cross, Danny Glover

The Story: In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

Friday, July 13, 2018

One Cut of the Dead (カメラを止めるな!) - NYAFF 2018 Movie Review

The Movie: One Cut of the Dead (カメラを止めるな!)

The Director: Shin'ichirô Ueda

The Cast: Hamatsu Takayuki, Syuhama Harumi, Nagaya Kazuaki, Yuzuki Akiyama, Takuya Fujimura, Ayana Gôda

The Story: A film crew gets attacked by zombies while making a zombie movie in a 37 minute single shot sequence. The rest of the movie hilariously reveals how it all came together.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Inuyashiki (いぬやしき) - NYAFF 2018 Movie Review

The Movie: Inuyashiki (いぬやしき)

The Director: Shinsuke Sato

The Cast: Kinashi Noritake, Takeru Satô, Hongo Kanata, Fumi Nikaidô

The Story: Two men are turned into androids by aliens and, after following very different paths, are destined to face off against each other in a robotic showdown with the fate of Tokyo in the balance.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Premika (เปรมิกาป่าราบ) - 2018 NYAFF Movie Review

The Movie: Premika (เปรมิกาป่าราบ)

The Director: Siwakorn Charupongsa

The Cast: Gena DeSouza, Nutthasit Kotimanuswanich, Todsapol Maisuk

The Story: Thai horror comedy about a karaoke obsessed, revenge seeking ghost.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

River's Edge (リバーズエッジ) - 2018 NYAFF Review

The Movie: River's Edge (リバーズエッジ)

The Director: Yukisada Isao

The Cast: Nikaidô Fumi, Yoshizawa Ryô, Morikawa Aoi, Uesugi Shûhei, Sumire, Doi Shiori

The Story: A group of teenagers experience the emotional roller coaster that is high school and a series of bizarre and extreme events have each of them questioning their existence and contemplating what it means to be alive.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Hereditary - Movie Review

The Movie: Hereditary

The Director: Ari Aster

The Cast: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff,

The Story: After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

TwoOhSix Recap: 2018 Seattle International Film Festival

Twenty five festival days, forty one movies, four interviews, and countless kernels of popcorn. Covering my home town film festival is always a major highlight of my year. Being immersed in film, film fans, and film makers is an experience well worth the late nights, popcorn dinners, and utter exhaustion by the time it's all said and done. This recap includes four sections: capsule reviews, full reviews, interviews, and my top ten favorite films from this year's festival.

TwoOhSix Interviews - Director Pascal Plante at SIFF 2018

Talking to film makers is probably the most fun and rewarding part of covering film festivals because they are always so passionate about their projects and you just feel the love and creative energy pouring out of them during the interview. Pascal Plante, director of Fake Tattoos, is a prime example of that and he gave some brilliant insight into what it took to make this wonderful film.

Fake Tattoos is an official selection of the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. coverage of SIFF 2018.

TwoOhSix Interviews - Director Boots Riley at SIFF 2018

Boots Riley was about to be on the red carpet at the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival and I would only have a couple minutes to speak with him. With less than three minute to work with, what do you ask a Bay Area rap legend who is about to show his debut feature film to a packed house in downtown Seattle? Watch the video to find out!

Sorry to Bother You is an official selection of the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. coverage of SIFF 2018.

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