All posts by Kelly Leow

  • Selling Out with Soul: Career Advice from Mark Duplass

    Festival hits The One I Love and Creep, FX’s The League, box-office hit Tammy, a new HBO show, Togetherness—that’s just some of the work Mark...

  • Feast for the Eyes: Confessional Baking and Sweet Things in Waitress

    Food is a rich cultural signifier and storytelling device, both ripe for fetishization and so familiar that we often overlook its cinematic affect. In Feast...

  • Feast for the Eyes: Senselessly Spoiled Strudel in Inglourious Basterds

    “The food in that movie looked so good.” There’s nothing quite as aggravating as delicious onscreen food. Think of the plump, glistening, jeweled globs of...

  • Members Only: A Guide to Onscreen Peen with the Directors of The Final Member

    The Final Member, a feature documentary by Canadian directors Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math, is the story of Sigurður ”Siggi” Hjartarson, curator of the Icelandic...

  • see url 3D for Indies: Legend3D’s Barry Sandrew on the 3D Moviemaking Horizon
    by Barry Sandrew, PhD

    With NAB 2014 kicking off this weekend, we asked one of the trade show’s visiting luminaries to give us a preview of his presentation. Barry...

  • Gold from Straw: Brotherhood, Perseverance, and Creative Editing in Mistaken for Strangers

    Tom Berninger turns a would-be straightforward rockumentary about his brother’s band into an extraordinarily rich, moving tale of fame, fortune and family. Director Tom Berninger...

  • Crowdfunder Pick: Little Feet

    Little Feet, the latest project from writer-director Alexandre Rockwell, is our Crowdfunder Pick of the Week, and it has kicked off its Kickstarter campaign with...

  • Hide Your Smiling Faces: Daniel Patrick Carbone on Directing Authentic Kid Protagonists
    by Daniel Patrick Carbone

    Daniel Patrick Carbone, writer-director of Hide Your Smiling Faces, explains how he brought his moody drama to life, through the eyes of two brothers in...

  • go site 10th Anniversary Retrospective: Forgetting Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    On the eve of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind‘s 10th anniversary, I revisited an old cinematic flame, confirming my suspicion that movies, like lovers,...

  • The Pretty One: An interview with writer-director Jenée LaMarque

    Writer-director Jenée LaMarque’s heartfelt, clever feature debut, The Pretty One, tells the story of Laurel, a shy, sensitive young woman who has always remained in...