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So far Megan Fariello has created 82 blog entries.

Fort Tilden

Written and Directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers
Released by Orion Releasing
USA. 95 min. Rated R
With Bridey Elliott, Clare McNulty, Neil Casey, Reggie Watts, Peter Vack, Jeffrey Scaperrotta, Griffin Newman, Desireé Nash, and Becky Yamamoto
First-time directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers take a biting look at the Millennial Generation, using a Superbad format with an […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Comedy, Satire|0 Comments

Catch Me Daddy

Directed by Daniel Wolfe
Produced by Hayley Williams and Michael Elliott
Written by Daniel and Matthew Wolfe
Released by Oscillosocpe Laboratories
UK. 111 min. Not rated
Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, Conor McCarron, Ali Ahmad, Barry Nunney, Gary Lewis, and Wasim Zakir
Teenager Laila’s world is candy colored. Her hair is dyed blond and bubblegum pink, her clothes match the rainbow, and she […]

By |August 6th, 2015|Top Picks, U. K.|0 Comments

Meet Me in Montenegro

Written and Directed by Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
Produced by Ineke Hagedorn, Holdridge, Saasen, Paul Young, Peter Principato, Chris Aagaard, and Seth Caplan
Released by the Orchard
USA. 90 min. Not rated
With Holdridge, Saasen, Rupert Friend, and Jennifer Ulrich
Writing and directing partners (and real-life couple) Linnea Saasen and Alex Holdridge star in a film about whether love […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Indie, Road Trip|0 Comments

10,000 km

Directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet
Produced by Tono Folguera, Jana Díaz Juhl and Sergi Moreno
Written by Clara Roquet and Mr. Marques-Marcet
Released by Broadgreen Pictures
Spanish with English subtitles
Spain. 99 min. Rated R
With Natalia Tena and David Verdaguer
In the first scene of the two-hander 10,000 km, Alex (Natalia Tena of Games of Thrones) and Sergi (David Verdaguer) are having […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Foreign, sex|0 Comments

Runoff

Written and Directed by Kimberly Levin
Produced by Kurt Pitzer
Released by Monterey Media
USA. 90 min. Rated R
With Joanne Kelly, Neal Huff, Alex Shaffer, Kivlighan de Montebello, Tom Bower, and Darlene Hunt
Set during an Indian summer (filmed in Kentucky), Runoff is a visually stunning look at modern farming life. The lyrical film is also a wonderful […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Indie, Top Picks|0 Comments

The 11th Hour

Written and Directed by Anders Morgenthaler
Produced by Marie Gade and Julie Lind-Holm
Released by Brainsorm Media
Germany/Denmark. 97 min. Not rated
With Kim Basinger, Jordan Prentice, Peter Stormare, and Sebastian Schipper

“We’ll just be a sad couple.” This is what Maria (Kim Basinger) is told by her husband, Peter (Sebastian Schipper), after a devastatingly violent miscarriage. After years of […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Psychological thriller, Thriller|0 Comments

She’s Lost Control

Edited, Written, and Directed by Anja Marquardt
Produced by Kiara C. Jones, Mollye Asher and Marquardt
Released by Visit Films
USA. 90 min. Not rated
With Brooke Bloom, Marc Menchaca and Dennis Boutsikaris
Ronah works in what she calls “professional intimacy,” meeting with male psychology patients who have sustained issues with relationships, and she helps them become more comfortable with […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|Drama, sex|0 Comments

Faults

Written and Directed by Riley Stearns
Produced by Keith Calder, Jessica Calder and Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Released by Screen Media Films
USA. 89 min. Not rated
With Leland Orser, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Lance Reddick, and Jon Gries
The title of this gripping psychological thriller comes from the name of a religious cult, whose inner workings are […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Drama, Family drama, Top Picks|0 Comments

Drunktown’s Finest

Written and Directed by Sydney Freeland
Produced by Chad Burris and Mateo Frazier
Released by Indion Entertainment
USA. 89 min. Not rated.
With Jeremiah Bitsui, Carmen Moore, MorningStar Angeline, Shauna Baker, Kiowa Gordon, Elizabeth Frances, and Richard Ray Whitman
Drunktown’s Finest is about identity in its many forms: race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and nationality, to name a few. What […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Family drama, GLBT, Indie|0 Comments