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John talks with Ruba Nadda about the film she directed, Cairo Time, a love story for grown ups
The film is currently showing at the Independent Film Festival in Boston.

Direct download: IFF_8_Ruba_Nadda_Director_Cairo_Time.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

You need the right fuel to meet the raging torrent of films that the Independent Film Festival offers and Steve and John place it all in perspective right off the bat with a review of the local coffee and how to work the festival system so you don't have to wait in long lines with a cold cup of the wrong brew in your hand.

In this show the guys review Teenage Paparazzo, a documentary about a 13 year old paparazzi, Lemmy a year in the life of Lemmy Kilmister, the founder of Motorhead and Life 2.0, which follows the real-world and virtual lives of people who are members of Second Life, the online world where you can choose to be anyone at all.

Direct download: IFF_7_Day_3_Update.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT

Steve and John meetup at the Diesel Cafe in Davis Square, Boston and discuss the movies they've see as of Day 2 of the Boston Independent Film Festival. These include short documentaries, Harmony and Me which is a Mumblecore film, War Don Don (see the earlier episosde for a for the interview with the director, Rebecca Richman Cohen), Cyrus and Drones.

John talks about Lemmy, the documentary about the founder of Motorhead that he is planning to see and will review in the next update. Steve is going to pass on Lemmy and see Life 2.0, the film about virtual world, Second Life, which is playing at the same time.

Direct download: IFF_6_Day_2_Update.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

John Black interviews  Rebecca Richman Cohen, director of War Don Don who talks about her experience as an intern on a defense team and how that led to the production of her documentary about the international war crime tribunal's trial of Issa Sesay, commander in the Revolutionary United Front of Siera Leone.

Direct download: IFF_5_Rebecca_Richman_Cohen_Interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

John Black sits down with Todd Solondz, director of Life During Wartime and discusses the nature of storytelling in his films (Happiness, Welcome to the Dollhouse) and how he uses music to create multiple layers to each story.

Direct download: IFF_4_Todd_Solontz_Director_of_Life_in_Wartime.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 10:58am EDT

John talks with Director Ricki Stern who discusses the absorbing experience of documenting the personal and professional life of Joan Rivers. Annie Sundberg codirected.

Direct download: IFF_3_3_Ricki_Stern_CoDirector_of_A_Piece_of_Work.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 11:43pm EDT

John and Steve talk about the films of the first day of the Independent Film Festival in Boston, including The Extra Man, Kevin Klines new film.

Direct download: IFF_2_Mr_Crepe_The_Extra_Man.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Q&A recorded opening night of the Independent Film Festival following the screening the Kevin Kline and director Robert Pulcini's movie, The Exra Man.

Direct download: IFF_1_Kevin_Kline_QA.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

In this episode, Steve and John review The Losers, starring Jeffery Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana and Chris Evans, and Erasing David - a documentary by David Bond, which has its New England premiere this week at the Independent Film Festival of Boston 2010.

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Direct download: PMP-Ep_23.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 8:35pm EDT

8th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston : April 21 - 28, 2010 International Film Festival

Films discussed in the show:

02:13 -  Kevin Kline award - The Extra Man

03:54 -  Opening night party at Orleans

04:34 -  Cyrus

07:44 -  Le Donk and Scor-zey-zee

11:36 -  Lovers of Hate

             Beijing Taxi

             Bass Akwards

13:45 -  Joan Rivers - A Piece of Work

15:37 -  Lemmy

16:15 -  Colony

18:18 -  Life 2.0

19:49 -  The Killer Inside Me \

21:03 -  My Suicide

21:31 -  Elephant in the Living Room

22:33 -  Hipsters

23:19 -  Short Animated Films

23:56 -  Searching for Elliot Smith

25:54 -  Basquiat

26:42 -  Marwencol

27:34 -  Saturday Night

29:00 -  Cairo Time

33:20 -  Cracks

43:14 -  Orgasim Inc.

46:44 -  Strange Powers

48:49 -  Short Films

49:19 -  The Parking Lot Movie

49:57 -  The Good, the Bad and the Weird   

Direct download: 04-17-10.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT

Steve and John review Date Night staring Tina Fey and Steve Carell. Also included are DVD reviews and a consideration of the merits of Battlestar Galactica.

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Direct download: 04-11-10.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

In this show Steve and John review The Clash of the Titants in another Post Screening review at the Trident Cafe on Newbury Street in Boston. Also included are never before hearch stories of the  valiant trials of the humble movie reviewer and confessions of pivotal horror movie experiences.

Direct download: 040110.mp3
Category:Film Reviews -- posted at: 6:45pm EDT