“What done happened don’ matter. You jus’ go on.” — A Review of Drafthouse Films’ THE KEEPING ROOM

I’ll admit it: this native Northern gal had to look up the definition of a “keeping room” while doing this review. According to Central Virginia Home’s web page, a keeping room refers to a room just off the kitchen where families and servants gathered to do chores and have meals, as it was often the warmest and coziest room in the house. More on that in a minute…

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“What done happened don’ matter. You jus’ go on.” — A Review of Drafthouse Films’ THE KEEPING ROOM

“We want to share movies, not run for office” — A Q&A with James Shapiro of Drafthouse Films

Initially, I was asked to do a little story about the history of Drafthouse Films, and considering how many movies they’ve released that I love, I didn’t hesitate for a second. Once The Tribe was announced as a Film Club screening, however, the focus shifted a little to be more on that specific film, with a little bit of past and future sprinkled in. That narrowed down direction is probably a good thing, as the initial story would have primarily consisted of me ranting about how amazing R100 and A Band Called Death are, and how more people should see The Congress. (which, trust me, would have taken up a good chunk of space in that post).

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“We want to share movies, not run for office” — A Q&A with James Shapiro of Drafthouse Films