Logline: Activist group in Paris fights through knocks & successes for AIDS awareness.
Verdict: This festival favorite, winner of awards at Cannes, Hamburg, and London FFs, is finally hitting our screens this weekend. 120 Beats Per
You're the Worst
Logline: Two jerks destroy everything to try to have a relationship.
Verdict: Stephen Falk’s You’re the Worst is about really unlikeable people. They’re self-destructive, dismissive characters who seem to lack even the basic
Logline: Alcoholic teen farmer Johnny’s world is turned happily upside down by a Romanian migrant.
Verdict: Independent filmmaker Francis Lee (Me Without You) makes an unlikely yet rough-and-ready love story all the more poignant in Brexit
We’ve had a stormy few weeks amid the ever-mounting allegations of sexual assault being levied against Harvey Weinstein – quite possibly the worst kept secret in Hollywood – and lackluster results facing the box office.
Title: Latter-Day Glory
Funding goal: $15,000
Slated for filming: Principle photography completed; raising funds to complete the film
Logline: Two gay ex-Mormons explore their past and discuss the growing number of Mormon LGBT suicides.
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Logline: A young woman devastated by loss falls deep into her dreamland.
Verdict: Woodshock is the debut film of fashion designers Kate & Laura Mulleavy, famous for their clothing brand, Rodarte. It follows young woman Theresa
120 Beats Per Minute
Directed by: Robin Campillo
Distributed by: The Orchard
Synopsis: Early 1990s. With AIDS having already claimed countless lives for nearly ten years, Act Up-Paris activists multiply actions to fight general indifference. Nathan, a newcomer
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s whimsy & song back in season 3 premiere
Logline: Rebecca Bunch is the crazy ex-girlfriend in this musical revenge fantasy.
Verdict: Rachel Bloom’s weird, absurd, and wonderfully whimsical musical-comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend returned for its season