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February 2022 Viewing Diary

Working really really hard on a couple of big things right now. This takes up so much brain space. It’s mentally exhausting. Not complaining, just stating facts. During times like this, I lean towards true crime docuseries, or re-watches. Or … Continue reading

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My Interview with Oscar-Winning Director Shawn Christensen

I’ve written a couple of times about my love of the 2013 Oscar-winning short film Curfew, written/directed by Shawn Christensen (he also starred in it). I saw Curfew when it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2012 and thought … Continue reading

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Curfew: A Masterpiece in 19 Minutes

Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, in “Curfew” 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. Curfew is nominated for an Academy Award this year … Continue reading

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Review: TFF 2012: Interview with Curfew director Shawn Christensen: “We definitely were trying to romanticize aspects of New York.”

This interview originally appeared on Capital New York. Shawn Christensen, in “Curfew”, a film he also wrote and directed Curfew was so satisfying I never wanted it to end, and yet it was also perfect at 19 minutes. My review … Continue reading

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Review: TFF 2012: A 19-Minute Masterpiece: Curfew

This review originally appeared on Capital New York. Shawn Christensen and Fatima Ptacek Some short films are one-trick ponies. Some lead up to an inevitable punchline. Some are gimmicks. Some feel like sketches for a feature-length film. But some shorts, … Continue reading

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