Film Festivals and Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Abuse Allegations: Is There a Connection?
 
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Film Festivals and Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Abuse Allegations: Is There a Connection?

Published on October 13, 2017 | by Larry Richman

In Harvey Weinstein Accusations: How Film Festival Environments Provided a Backdrop For Sexual Assault, IndieWire points out that festivals like Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto have been the backdrop…

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Opening This Friday, October 13 from My Toronto Lineup: Breathe
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Opening This Friday, October 13 from My Toronto Lineup: Breathe

Published on October 12, 2017 | by Larry Richman

This is my weekly "Here's what I saw at this year's Toronto International Film Festival That's Opening This Weekend That I Recommend" post. The only film hitting screens this weekend from my TIFF…

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Some Thoughts About Harvey Weinstein
 
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Some Thoughts About Harvey Weinstein

Published on October 11, 2017 | by Larry Richman

About 12 years ago I became a journalist specializing in independent film. More specifically, independent film and film festivals, as this blog indicates. About five years ago I became a…

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Austin Film Festival 2016 Review: Brave New Jersey
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Austin Film Festival 2016 Review: Brave New Jersey

Published on October 19, 2016 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com In a time where Snopes and several other fact-check websites exist to counter the plethora of web-born conspiracy theories, it feels easy to look…

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: Fraud
 
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Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: Fraud

Published on October 16, 2016 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com Many in the film world know and openly acknowledge that Fantastic Fest is not your typical film festival. For well over a decade, Fantastic Fest has…

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Fantastic Fest 2016: Top 10 Films & Fest Recap
 
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Fantastic Fest 2016: Top 10 Films & Fest Recap

Published on October 10, 2016 | by Larry Richman

By Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com A week has gone by and it’s once again time for this film critic to put his neck on the line and reveal his top ten films of Fantastic Fest…

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Review: Bone Tomahawk shoots into Austin
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Review: Bone Tomahawk shoots into Austin

Published on October 23, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Austin Film Correspondent for larry411.com Tired of watching old westerns on TV? Want to catch a new one starring Kurt Russell in theaters? Well, if you’re an Austinite you’re in luck! Fresh…

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Fantastic Fest 2015: Top 10 Films & Fest Recap
 
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Fantastic Fest 2015: Top 10 Films & Fest Recap

Published on October 09, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com With sickness and exhaustion reigning, the fact remains that a week has passed since one of the best years in the country’s biggest genre film…

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Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: Lobster
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Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: Lobster

Published on September 25, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com Of all the emotions the human mind deals with during its lifetime, love is perhaps the most complicated. Love is not a two-sided or black and white…

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Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: The Keeping Room
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Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: The Keeping Room

Published on September 25, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com It’s the end of the Civil War and the South is collapsing. Three Southern women are hiding out in their house as the Union Army fast approaches. They…

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Fantastic Fest 2015: Five Films to Watch For
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Fantastic Fest 2015: Five Films to Watch For

Published on September 23, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com With only 8 short days, it’s impossible for even the most ambitious film fans to view the nearly four dozen feature films that will grace the screens…

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Fantastic Fest 2015 unveils second wave of films including Ridley Scott’s “The Martian”
 
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Fantastic Fest 2015 unveils second wave of films including Ridley Scott’s “The Martian”

Published on August 26, 2015 | by Larry Richman

by Alex White, Film Festival Correspondent for larry411.com Prepare for your minds to be blown. The film magicians that are the Fantastic Fest organizers announced the second wave of programming for the 2015…

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2015 Toronto International Film Festival complete lineup, screening schedule, guest list
 
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2015 Toronto International Film Festival complete lineup, screening schedule, guest list

Published on August 25, 2015 | by Larry Richman

The 40th Toronto International Film Festival has released its complete lineup of films along with the schedule of screening dates, times, and venues for all titles. This year's event runs…

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2015 Toronto Film Festival announces 4 More Programs + More Galas & Special Presentations
 
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2015 Toronto Film Festival announces 4 More Programs + More Galas & Special Presentations

Published on August 18, 2015 | by Larry Richman

The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival is just over three weeks away. I've attended over 75 film festivals since the start of 2006, but none as prestigious or breathtaking in scope as…

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2015 Toronto International Film Festival announces 2 New Programs: Platform and Primetime
 
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2015 Toronto International Film Festival announces 2 New Programs: Platform and Primetime

Published on August 13, 2015 | by Larry Richman

The 40th Toronto International Film Festival is approaching fast. This year's event runs from September 10-20 and is considered by many (including myself) to be the top fest in the Western…

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