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So far Hayden Jacoves has created 12 blog entries.


Istanbul as either a cat lover’s paradise or a cat hater’s hell.

By |February 9th, 2017|Documentary|0 Comments

Videofilia (and Other Viral Syndromes)

A Peruvian film that attempts to be a film for and about the oversaturated teenage mind, and seemingly designed to be viewed on a laptop.

By |December 4th, 2016|sex, Teen|0 Comments

American Honey

Rising British director Andrea Arnold makes her first onscreen journey through the States

By |October 9th, 2016|Road Trip, Teen|0 Comments


It might take the discrepancy of a former boy wizard shaving his head to pique your interest, but you should have a lot to mull over when the credits roll.

By |August 20th, 2016|Drama, Top Picks|0 Comments


You might have seen a lot of movies, but you probably haven't seen one about native Mayan pig farmers in Guatemala, with dialogue in Kaqchikel.

By |August 18th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments

Men Go to Battle

At 98 minutes, this entertaining and quietly ambitious film never wears out its welcome and stays true to its small-scale intentions.

By |July 8th, 2016|Indie, War|0 Comments

Swiss Army Man

The most imaginative, subversive, and joyfully juvenile variation of a mid-2000s indie romcom imaginable.

By |June 30th, 2016|Comedy, Top Picks|0 Comments

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

This portmanteau of the 1960’s counterculture figure creates a portrait of a prickly, uncompromising man. It eschews the normal rock bio-doc format, and it’s all the better for it.

By |June 24th, 2016|Music, Top Picks|0 Comments


Yes, the “nuts” of the title is a double entendre, and what starts out as a movie that seems to be the quirky story of an intriguing, forgotten man turns into an exploration of the dangerous traps of the documentary format.

By |June 22nd, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments