Category Archive: Snippet Reviews

SFIFF 2016 Recap – Part 2, Documentary Features

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Of the documentary features I screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival this year, Weiner, Life, Animated, and Author: The JT LeRoy Story float to the top of my list–Weiner for deepening,… Continue reading

SFIFF 2016 Festival Recap – Part 1, Narrative Features

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  The 59th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival is now over, and what a festival it was! With 60 narrative features, 37 documentary features, and 74 short films shown over a span of… Continue reading

Review: The 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows (2015)

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If you’ve ever enjoyed yourself a Pixar movie or a Miyazaki film (and, be honest, who hasn’t?), you’re bound to find something you like in the 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows, a collection… Continue reading

SFIFF 2015 Mid-Festival Check-In

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Sadly, the San Francisco International Film Festival is about half over. Happily, there’s still half left! I wrote my list of Must-See Documentaries and Narratives at the start of the festival, but now… Continue reading

Must-See Narratives at SFIFF 2015

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If you thought it would be hard to decide between 30+ documentaries at the San Francisco International Film Festival this year, try figuring out what narrative features to watch from the roughly 60 options.… Continue reading

4 Must-See Documentaries at CAAMFest 2015

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CAAMFest 2015 is now in full swing, but you still have a week left of the festival to catch these four excellent documentaries. Don’t miss out! (Movie descriptions from the CAAMFest website) The… Continue reading

4 Must-See Narrative Features at CAAMFest 2015

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CAAMFest opens today with a showing of Seoul Searching, a coming-of-age comedy that premiered to positive reviews at this year’s Sundance in January. Much to my disappointment, I won’t be able to attend… Continue reading

My Top Ten (ish) from 2013

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The actual Movie Fiend kindly asked me to repost this. My top ten movies i saw that came out in the theaters last year (some were out in the film festival circuits in… Continue reading