Digging Deep or Just Scratching the Surface? A Review of Joe Swanberg’s DIGGING FOR FIRE

While at a film festival a couple of years ago, I struck up a conversation with a fellow movie-goer and began comparing notes on the films we’d seen. We had different opinions on several and I found myself wondering if I wasn’t discriminating enough in my movie tastes. But then she said something that struck me and I go back to it time and time again:

“Movies are like wine. Sometimes you want something light and sweet, sometimes you want something darker and more robust. And if you didn’t like a particular blend last week, that doesn’t mean that you won’t like it next week. Wine, and movies, are always better when they complement your mood.”

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Digging Deep or Just Scratching the Surface? A Review of Joe Swanberg’s DIGGING FOR FIRE

The Truth of the Everyday Transsexual: A Review of Sean Baker’s TANGERINE

When Andy asked me to write the review on “Tangerine” last night, I initially said “oh, no, not I. I don’t know anything about directors, their previous credits, filming and film technicalities.” Then my good friend next to me said, “do it, I want to hear what you think of the film.” So what follows is what I think, most of it based on personal experiences in the LGBT community for forty-five years and the rest on what ran through my mind as the cast ran the streets of L.A.                 -Lyndee Nelms 8/13/15

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The Truth of the Everyday Transsexual: A Review of Sean Baker’s TANGERINE

The Summer of Indie Cinema: The August Schedule

Here is a full list of upcoming screenings with Film Club at our local Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for the month of August 2015.

REMEMBER, our Summer of Indie Cinema concludes with our LOST WEEKEND IV title announcement from 6-7pm on Wednesday August 26th.  Tickets for our coveted weekend will be on sale at 6pm that night!  Limited Supply.

Click the link of the title below to purchase tickets!  Enjoy!

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The Summer of Indie Cinema: The August Schedule