The Old Man & The Gun – Robert Redford’s Last Film?

Being billed as Robert Redford’s final acting performance, the actor delivers quite possibly for the last time in The Old Man & The Gun. We’re taken back in time to 1981 when Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) was a leader of the Over-the-Hill Gang, joined by Teddy (Danny Glover) and Waller (Tom Waits).  What’s so perplexing about it was that this old man couldn’t have been nicer to the bank tellers.  In the words of many…

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TIFF 2018: The Old Man & The Gun

Being billed as Robert Redford’s final acting performance, the actor delivers quite possibly for the last time in The Old Man & The Gun. We’re taken back in time to 1981 when Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) was planning so many bank robberies.  What’s so perplexing about it was that this old man couldn’t have been nicer to the bank tellers.  In the words of many of them, he was pretty much almost a perfect gentleman! …

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45th Telluride Film Festival Lineup Announced

The Telluride Film Festival announced their lineup this morning for the 45th installment running Friday, August 31-Monday September 3, 2018.  This year’s program will include over sixty feature films, short films and revival program. “I could not be more pleased with the program lineup for the 45th Telluride Film Festival,” said Telluride Film Festival executive director Julie Huntsinger. “The storytelling brought by this amazing group of filmmakers is both tender and fierce. They are able to…

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Eating Animals: A Thought-Provoking Documentary

Eating Animals is a thought-provoking documentary that will make people think twice about the food they put in their mouth. Oscar-winning actress Natlie Portman narrates the film, which could double as a horror feature.  Christopher Quinn directs adapts the film from Jonathan Safran Foer’s book of the same name.  To say that the documentary is provocative would be an understatement!  Just as with the book, the film seeks to answer the same question of where…

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Telluride: Darkest Hour puts Gary Oldman in Oscar race for Best Actor

Following the world premiere of Darkest Hour on Friday night at the 44th Telluride Film Festival, Gary Oldman’s Oscar for Best Actor is more than likely his to lose. The next stop for the film, directed by Joe Wright (Atonement) from a screenplay by Anthony McCarten, will be the Canadian premiere on September 11th at the Toronto International Film Festival.  Oldman leads a cast that includes Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup,…

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Lineup announced for 44th Telluride Film Festival

The lineup was announced this morning for the 44th Telluride Film Festival.  Not surprisingly, there are a handful of films making their premiere and will likely be considered for the Oscars.  The Telluride Film Festival will take place Friday, September 1 – Monday, September 4, 2017. “Telluride Film Festival has long been a platform for films from many different cultures and backgrounds that celebrate diversity,” said Telluride Film Festival executive director Julie Huntsinger.  “We feel…

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2017 Telluride Film Festival poster designed by Chicago’s Lance Rutter

The poster for the 2017 Telluride Film Festival was released today and it is designed by Chicago’s Lance Rutter. Rutter has spent over thirty years in graphic design in Chicago and teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. “I don’t think it’s possible to overstate how thrilled I was to be asked to create a poster for the 44th edition of the Telluride Film Festival,” said Rutter. “So many really wonderful artists…

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