TCFF REVIEW: ‘Finding Home’ (2012)

Grade: B+ It is pretty satisfying, and perhaps even fitting, that one of the better movies I have seen at the Twin Cities Film Fest so far should be a quintessentially Minnesotan production. Finding Home,…

The Iran Job Review (2012) Kevin Sheppard

TCFF REVIEW: ‘The Iran Job’ (2012)

Grade: A- One of the most important points a person can reach in their life is the realization that there is a world of importance outside of one’s own sphere of experience. Kevin Sheppard’s world…

TCFF REVIEW: ‘Stag’ (2012)

Grace: C One of my least favorite aspects to movie writing is going to a festival and being forced to review something I simply did not like very much. This is particularly true for smaller…

TCFF REVIEW: ‘Quartet’ (2012)

Grade: C+ Quartet, the directorial debut from Dustin Hoffman, is likely to draw considerable comparison to John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and not merely because they both happen to star a dour Maggie…

TCFF REVIEW: ‘The Sapphires’ (2012)

Grade: B There is nothing revelatory about the plot of the new musical film The Sapphires from director Wayne Blair, and the major through line has already been tackled by dozens of films before it.…

Twin Cities Film Festival Line-Up 2012, Silver Linings Playbook

2012 Twin Cities Film Festival Line-Up and Preview

[caption id="attachment_16005" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook, one of the more anticipated movies at this year's Twin Cities Film Festival.[/caption] For the second year in a row Film Misery will be covering…

TCFF: Q & A With Drake Doremus and…

On Saturday night, the Midwest premiere of Like Crazy took place at the Twin Cities Film Festival and it was followed by a Q & A with the film's director Drake Doremus and its star…

TCFF REVIEW: ‘The Bully Project’ (2012)

The Bully Project is playing as part of the Twin Cities Film Festival, which runs from September 20-25, 2011. Grade: B When introducing his film The Bully Project as the opening night selection at the…

Twin Cities Film Festival 2011 Preview

While Film Misery is not quite the caliber of website that gets invited to major film festivals like Cannes or Toronto, I am excited to announce that I will be covering my first film festival…