The Rumpus

The Rumpus Review of Funny People, July 30th, 2009

With Funny People, Judd Apatow set out to make a masterpiece. What is surprising is not his failure, but the fact that he got so close.

Shorts Circuit: The Best of the Migrating Forms Film Festival, May 3rd, 2009

Nestled in the quiet weekend before the Tribeca Film Festival barnstormed into town, the inaugural Migrating Forms fest at Anthology Film Archives humbly went about its experimental business. Running from April 15th –April 19th, this wide-ranging and often thrilling offspring of the defunct New York Underground Film Festival displayed the vibrant idiosyncrasies of video and film artists the world over.

The Rumpus Interview with Carlos Serrano Azcona, February 19th, 2009

“The majority of the film is realistic and the ending is more surrealistic, but for me surrealism is realism too. It’s just not as common. It’s as real as the other part of the film. The point is that what we shoot is as real as reality.”

The Rumpus Interview with Lisandro Alonso, February 9th, 2009

“If tomorrow I have to quit filmmaking, I will. I’m not going to sell my house for a project, that’s for sure. If I have to go back and work on my family’s farm, fine. I don’t have any problem with it.

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