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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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James’ Top 10 Films of 2014


I’m happy to say I didn’t see very many bad films in 2014, but that also made it difficult to narrow down my 10 favorites and choose which ones I liked better than the other. Nonetheless, I’m proud of my outcome. Hope you enjoyed your movie going experiences and check out some of these films you may have missed. Before we get started, here are some honorable mentions…

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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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James Rios’ Top 10 Films of 2013

2013 has come and gone and what a great year for movies it has been! It was truly awesome watching a new film every week this year and I cannot wait to spend most of 2014 at the cinema. Before Us vs Film gets 2014 started, however, let’s take a look back at my favorite movies of 2013…

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