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Rachel Galvin's Blog – January 2012 Archive (6)

Oscar 2012 Noms.

Best Picture

"The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer

"The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers

"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, Producer

"The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers

"Hugo" Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers

"Midnight in Paris" Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers

"Moneyball" Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad…


Added by Rachel Galvin on January 24, 2012 at 1:05pm — No Comments

REVIEW: "Red Tails"

Okay, here is a very personalized (and harsh) review, which is rare for me, but I had to write down my visceral immediate reaction to this film.

I have to say I really did not like "Red Tails" but I love the fact it was made. It has historical importance and it is a great lesson for youth. But, unfortunately, it had a lot of issues. I found it contrived, predictable and often boring. Even the opening sequence did not draw me in, but looked amateurish.

The introduction of the…


Added by Rachel Galvin on January 20, 2012 at 1:04am — No Comments

Interview: "Like Crazy" director, Jonathan Schwartz


“Like Crazy,” and producer Jonathan Schwartz, wraps FLIFF…


Added by Rachel Galvin on January 18, 2012 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Filmmaker William Grefe talks to Florida filmmakers

By Rachel Galvin

King of the Double Feature, independent director William Grefe was the featured guest at a special event held on Nov. 19 at…


Added by Rachel Galvin on January 18, 2012 at 8:06pm — No Comments

INDIE STREAK online radio-- interviews with filmmakers here!

Indie Streak is a new online radio show in which I (Rachel Galvin) will be interviewing filmmakers! 

Click to listen to other filmmakers as well!

LIVE new shows every Sunday at 1 p.m.

Rick Karatas, writer/ producer of "Walk a Mile in My Pradas"…


Added by Rachel Galvin on January 10, 2012 at 1:01am — No Comments

DGA nominated films to be shown

Look! The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Best Director. These five films will be shown next weekend at Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6 Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301. Available to FLIFF members only! See showtimes below and get more info. at

Monday, January 16, 7pm

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS directed Woody Allen

Tuesday, January 17, 7pm

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO directed by David… Continue

Added by Rachel Galvin on January 10, 2012 at 12:47am — No Comments

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