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01.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
Sundance Film Festival Park City Utah - Day 7 Only at a film festival can you have one of your best experiences watching 12 year-old children, and younger, in prison. Seriously. Looking closely at children locked up inside an unnamed Russian prison, Alone in Four Walls is first a reavealing look at a humanitarian and economic crisis and second a cinematic experience of aesthetic precision th...
01.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
Sundance Film Festival Park City Utah - Day 6   Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden renew our hope for American fiim with their newest collaboration, Sugar. The team behind Half Nelson and Gowanus, Brooklyn add to their sterling track record with this poetic and dramatic narrative film about a Dominican Republic youth with a rocket arm who strives to move to the United States to follow his dream of playing...
01.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah - Day 1 It is not often that you leave Wisconsin to a new destination and find it colder. MUCH COLDER. As the tempature dips into the single digits I am beginning to think my hasty packing late last night is going to come back to haunt me. Anyone know a good longs store in Park City? For that matter, anyone know of a T-Mobile store in Park City? Why...
01.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
“I have a competition in me. I hate most people. I want no one else to succeed.” - Daniel Plainview One of the great American horrors is explored in There Will Be Blood, the dark side of capitalism, the dark side of our unbridled entrepreneurial spirit. There Will Be Blood is itself a horror film, but unlike most I have ever seen. No edge of your seat thrills, just a psychological slow b...
01.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
Finally, this Friday will bring to Milwaukee the opening of There Will Be Blood. The most critically acclaimed film of 2007 is described as a sprawling epic of family, faith, power and oil, set on the incendiary frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom. It stars Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis (My Left Foot, Gangs of New York), emerging star Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine, L.I....

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