Tag Archives: Cinequest 2014

REVIEW – SlingShot – Cinequest Film Festival

I’m going to do this review in the reverse order I normally do. SlingShot screens once more, Sunday, March 16th, 2:30pm at the San Jose Rep. You’re going to need to see this film. It scored entirely off the review tiara charts. … Continue reading

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MINI REVIEWS – Shorts 6: Docunation – Cinequest Film Festival

I look at the Cinequest short documentaries as an opportunity to travel the world and learn at least a few new things in 90 minutes or less. You don’t always get a whole story, sometimes you leave wanting more, doing … Continue reading

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Cinequest Film Festival – Mini Review – The Purple Onion

While most of the time I go see films I think and hope I’ll like, Cinequest is an opportunity to get outside your comfort zone and see things you might not. The Purple Onion was just one of those films. … Continue reading

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MINI Cinequest Film Festival REVIEW – The Illiterate

One of my favorite byproducts of seeing a film, and something Cinequest is particularly brilliant at, is the presentation of a situation or idea that you may not have ever explored with your mind before. I find I’m constantly traveling to … Continue reading

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Mini Cinequest Film Festival REVIEWS 3- Kiss Me You F***Ing Moron and A Practical Guide to a Spectacular Suicide

Oh, yesterday was a GREAT film day! These are the days you want to run off with a film production company or get your friends together and put on a festival. That is, until you realize that’s really hard and … Continue reading

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MINI REVIEWS – CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL

I’m 8 days into Cinequest and the energy in downtown San Jose is electric! At all hours people can be seen on the streets talking film. They are meeting up early, staying up late, and literally closing down restaurants and bars with … Continue reading

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REVIEW – The Grand Seduction – Cinequest (Guest Reviewer W. Fred Crow)

By Guest Reviewer, W. Fred Crow Cinequest opened their 2014 season Tuesday, March 4, with a teaser and a pleaser, and in general, an agreeable comedy for the theatre. Directed by Don McKellar, ‘The Grand Seduction’ didn’t seduce us so … Continue reading

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