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Interview: Writer Robert Mrazek on His Inspiring ‘The Congressman’ Starring Treat Williams, (Part I)

As a first time director I wasn’t frightened, but I was concerned about being able to work with my co-director and harness the set and create a good atmosphere on the set.

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Soho Film Festival Movie Review: ’79 Parts’ with Eric Roberts and Tony Lo Bianco

In Ari Taub's new film "79 Parts," premiered at this year's Soho Film Festival, we rediscover New York City of the 1970s before cell phones, Uber, and "If you see something say something."

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LAFF Movie Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ with Keegan-Michael Key – Success Can Be Both Funny and Sad – But Mostly Funny

The new dramedy "Don’t Think Twice" begins as if it’s a documentary on how to do improv. Then the members of the fictional improv group, The Commune, violate all the rules in their improv dire results, in their personal lives.

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DWF Interview: ‘Creedmoria’ Director Alicia Slimmer Admits Coming-of-Age Flick is All About Her

'Creedmoria', a film by first-time writer/director Alicia Slimmer, made its SoCal premier at the Dances With Films Festival. It chronicles the efforts of sweet-sixteen Candy Cahill, played by Stef Dawson, to come of age in one of the most dysfunctional families in movie history. As I watched the film, I hoped, for Slimmer’s sake, that this movie wasn’t too autobiographical. It turns out that it was.

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LAFF Film Review: ‘Girl Flu’ – A Movie About Firsts that Gives New Meaning to the Phrase ‘Period Piece’

In Hollywood parlance, a “period piece” is a script or film that takes place in the past. 'Girl Flu', a film written and directed by Dorie Barton, gave a new meaning to that phrase. It's a film about firsts. Without a doubt, it is the only film you'll ever call charming, funny and heartwarming that has menstruation as its focus.

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