SXSW 2019: Run This Town

Run This Town tells the story of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford by way of city employees and an investigative journalist hoping to be the next Bob Woodward. The film starts out with Bram Shriver (Ben Platt) getting a job with The Record.  Journalism isn’t what it once was yet it’s Bram’s dream job.  He’s a guy who would rather be breaking the big stories like Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.  The reality?  Bram is…

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Dog Days: A Crowd-Pleasing Comedy

Dog Days is the type of ensemble comedy that will chew and tug at your heart’s emotions. This is a very large ensemble cast.  There’s always a worry when it comes to a film of this nature that someone’s going to get considerable more time than others.  This does not appear to be the case.  Everyone gets what appears to be an equal amount.  In the vein of so many other ensemble films, many of…

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