I called it.
Curfew, 19 minutes long, which I saw at the Tribeca Film Festival this past year, is a masterpiece. Here is my review for Capital New York.
Curfew is nominated for an Academy Award this year in the Best Live Action Short category, and I am thrilled. Directed by Shawn Christensen (as well as written by, and starring), Curfew is a condensed and whimsical piece of poetry and pain, a love letter to New York City and New York movies, entirely entertaining, gorgeously shot, with a sucker-punch of an ending. I loved every second of it, and am so pleased to see it racking up awards on the festival circuit, culminating in an Oscar nom.
Here is the interview I did with Christensen about his film.
Not only was Curfew my favorite movie seen at Tribeca in 2012, it’s in my Top 10 for the year entire.