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RSO [Registered Sex Offender]

I couldn't sleep last night for fear of having another night terror (long story, should I blog about it?), so I distracted myself by knocking out another movie from my Netflix instant queue with my iPod. I added the film RSO to my queue a while back because Andrew Bujalski is in it. One of my fav directors (Funny Ha…
Jeff Finley
January 8, 2012
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Yeast

I was home sick today with a head cold and feeling pretty terrible. This was the perfect opportunity to watch a movie that I know Kim would not want to watch with me and that is Yeast. The film is directed by Mary Bronstein, which happens to be the wife of Frownland director Ronald Bronstein. From the director: "Yeast" explores…
Jeff Finley
January 4, 2012
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Andrew Bujalski’s “Beeswax”

I went to see Beeswax, the new film from Andrew Bujalski. It finally made its way to Cleveland and premiered tonight, and I'd been itching to see it. People have been calling it Bujalski's breakthrough movie. I could agree with that, but I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. I gave his previous two films Funny…
Jeff Finley
November 29, 2009
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Frownland

Wow, amazing in so many ways. If you would happen to see it, you'd be convinced this film was shot in the late 70's, early 80's. The imagery, colors, and camerawork is astonishing and perfectly suited to my tastes. However, Frownland was released in 2007 and I just now was able to see it. It took forever to get to…
Jeff Finley
October 10, 2009