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5 to 7: A Conversation with Victor Levin and Berenice Marlohe

We were luck to catch a screening of the film 5 to 7 from IFC Films and talk to the film’s director, Victor Levin, and lead actress, Berenice Marlohe. Be sure to check out the film in theaters now! Mild Spoilers

Usvsfilm: I love all the long takes and hearing the dialogue fill in the scenery throughout the film. Can you talk about some of the inspirations you had maybe in real life or movie-wise that created the whole environment in 5 to 7?

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Episode 75 Alan Partridge Alpha Papa

This Week Blaise and James review “Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa”. We also take a look at the trailer for Richard Ayoade’s “The Double” and take a look back at our Wong Kar Wai director’s cinema series that was comprised of Chungking Express, Fallen Angels, In The Mood For Love and Days of being wild. James gets a chance to talk to Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers about their first feature film “Fort Tilden” which will premiere at SXSW 2014.

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All the single ladies….. and men

Oh Valentine’s Day…. the smell of fresh cut roses and delicious chocolates permeates the lives of happy couples around the world, but what about every other person in the world that hasn’t figured out how to use Tinder or way too much text in their OK cupid profile. I present you some options to watch on streaming for everyone spending this hallmark holiday home alone, but feeling hopeful. Continue reading

Episode 66 The Wolf of Wall Street Ft. Julia Van Valkenberg

This Week Blaise and James are joined by Julia Van Valkenberg to review Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street”. We also take a look at the trailer for Tim’s Vermeer and the future of 4k.

You can follow Julia on Twitter @JVVBlog.


Who should play Christian Grey you say?

I didn’t really give a shit about the 50 Shades of Grey series when it first came out and the announcement of the film warranted pretty much the same response. But that was all before Charlie Hunnam was cast to play Christian Grey and I realized that I would get to see him (at least partially) naked. Hunnam would have been perfect for this role (in which he would be naked) and if you haven’t seen him in FX’s Sons of Anarchy I suggest you check it out, for to see Hunnam in a leather vest is to know god. News broke last Saturday that he had dropped out of the film for “scheduling purposes,” or maybe just because he realized doing a softcore mainstream lady porn wasn’t the best career choice.  Needless to say I was devastated and am unable to be consoled.  Instead I have channeled both my sexual and regular frustration into a list of possible replacements for the role.

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