1st Scene Screenplay Reading: BEACON, by Sina Sultani

After awakening in an abandoned shelter, two women must fight to retain their memories against a kidnapper desperate to harvest them.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
ZAKARIA (F): Elizabeth Rose Morriss

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

1st Scene Screenplay Reading: CLEOPATRA: THE ALEXANDRIAN WOMEN, by Mark Davis

As Rome devours the world of her ancestors, an eleven-year-old Cleopatra must choose a side when a rebellion tears her family apart. Focusing on pivotal events in the life of one of Rome’s greatest enemies, this series unmasks the misunderstood legend of the real Cleopatra.

CAST LIST:

Narrator: Allison Kampf
TRYPTOPHAN: Val Cole
POLYXENA/AULETES: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
EURYDIKE/BERENIKE: Hannah Ehman

Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson

Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, Zack Arch

6 Favorites from the 60’s: A National Classic Movie Day Celebration — The Classic Movie Muse

Happy National Classic Movie Day to all! Today, Rick at the Classic Film and TV Cafe is hosting a blogathon encouraging participants to write about their six favorites from the 60’s in celebration of this momentous occasion! This sounded like too much fun to pass up and I’m excited to share my favorites with you. […]

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Captain Fabian : The Ugliest Errol Flynn Of All — Brizzy Mays Books and Bruschetta

Stay At Home orders have meant the consumption of lots of books and movies; the good, the bad and the ugly. This post may surprise you as it pertains to an Errol Flynn movie which I can only describe as the Ugliest Of All Time. You never thought you’de hear that from me, did you? […]

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“Uncut Gems – A Career Best for Adam Sandler” — RobbinsRealm Blog

​In the often times intense thriller “Uncut Gems” Howard Ratner, portrayed by Golden Globe nominee Adam Sandler (Punch Drunk Love) is the owner of a jewelry business in the Diamond District of New York. His wife, Dinah (Idina Menzel) wants a divorce, not only because of his antics, which I’ll discuss in the following paragraph, but […]

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Dr. No: What Humble Beginnings — We Minored in Film

Dr. No – the first James Bond film, the one Variety backhandedly referred to as an “entertaining piece of tongue-in-cheek action hokum” – was one of my biggest blindspots before starting this marathon. From afar, I knew Dr. No through documentary clips and pop culture osmosis. Sean Connery’s first utterance of “Bond. James Bond” is […]

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Recent Movies and Series Directed by Women — Ripple Effects

Yesterday while driving I heard the stirring theme music of the movie The Piano (1993) played on CBC Radio 2. Memories flooded my mind. I recalled watching it in the movie theatre way back then. A deaf-mute unable to speak but can overwhelm others as she plays the piano to express herself. I thought of […]

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REVIEW: “Greyhound” (2020) — Keith & the Movies

By now it’s pretty obvious that Tom Hanks can do just about anything on screen. Think about it. In his 40-year film career he has been a baseball coach, an astronaut, an Irish gangster, a pilot, a newspaper editor-in-chief, a wooden toy cowboy. Heck he’s even played Walt Disney and Mr. Rogers. His latest movie […]

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