The truly unique Austin, Texas movie director Richard Linklater began the journey of American idealistic lover Jesse played by Ethan Hawke and the French refreshingly opinionated beauty Celine portrayed by Julie Delpy in 1995 with the release of “Before Sunrise.” Then an interesting thing happened; this indie favorite received a proper sequel[...]

Before Midnight: The Indie Film Trilogy

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These five Sundance Film Festival movie entries won the Grand Jury Prize Dramatic award and greatly expanded the careers of their respective filmmakers. 1985 – “Blood Simple” – Directed by The Coen Brothers This creepy crime thriller directorial debut by The Coen Brothers featured Joel Coen’s future wife Frances McDormand in her[...]

Five Sundance Film Festival Winners

Cannes Film Festival

Attendance to the incredibly arousing Cannes Film Festival requires an invite to experience this international media explosion of world cinema at its best, located at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès during the month of May in Cannes, France. There are numerous awards for feature length films, documentaries as well as[...]

The Cannes Film Festival Made Brief


Humor would prove to create Bradley Cooper’s breakthrough moment thanks to the explosive success of “The Hangover” in 2009. This Las Vegas road trip bachelor party from hell allowed Cooper to return for an entire trilogy with “The Hangover II” in 2011 and “The Hangover III” in 2013, all generating a profit[...]

Bradley Cooper: Rise of a Future Legend