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Palm Springs ShortFest Reviews Vol.1

There aren’t too many outlets that review short films. At Moving Pictures we have a tradition known as “The Short List,” short reviews of short films we’ve seen that we think are worth a look.

From this past weekend’s Palm Springs ShortFest, here are five reviews of shorts that caught our eye at the festival and marketplace.

“Library of Dust”

Directed by: Ondi Timoner, co-directed by Robert James

Sundance-winning “Dig,” “We Live in Public” and “Cool It” director Ondi Timoner takes time out to deliver a short documentary that opens with shots of a crematorium turning flesh to ashes, positioning the viewer to understand the relevance of the unclaimed, unloved human “cremains” being harbored in 3,500 crumbling copper cans discovered at the Oregon State (Mental) Hospital.

Inspired by David Maisel’s book of photography, copper containers of former patients of the mental facility sat in a dis-used, decaying facility,
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Palm Springs ShortFest Reviews Vol.1

There aren’t too many outlets that review short films. At Moving Pictures we have a tradition known as “The Short List,” short reviews of short films we’ve seen that we think are worth a look.

From this past weekend’s Palm Springs ShortFest, here are five reviews of shorts that caught our eye at the festival and marketplace.

“Library of Dust”

Directed by: Ondi Timoner, co-directed by Robert James

Sundance-winning “Dig,” “We Live in Public” and “Cool It” director Ondi Timoner takes time out to deliver a short documentary that opens with shots of a crematorium turning flesh to ashes, positioning the viewer to understand the relevance of the unclaimed, unloved human “cremains” being harbored in 3,500 crumbling copper cans discovered at the Oregon State (Mental) Hospital.

Inspired by David Maisel’s book of photography, copper containers of former patients of the mental facility sat in a dis-used, decaying facility,
See full article at Moving Pictures Magazine »

Web Series: Gender-Twisting Girls on Film, Michael Cera's Bad Dads, Hulu's Trailer Trash

Web Series: Gender-Twisting Girls on Film, Michael Cera's Bad Dads, Hulu's Trailer Trash
There's a rash of new content heading toward the Web. Two new episodes of Lionsgate's first web series from producer Hud:sun Media’s Max Benator and creator Todd Goldman, the raunchy animated Trailer Trash, debuted exclusively on Hulu this week (clips below). The hope, always, in this transmedia age, is to capture enough attention from viewers that the real revenue producing venues--television and movies--come calling. Also online this March are a new Michael Cera CollegeHumor.com web series Bad Dads and a new twist on gender-bending, The Girls on Film (videos below). The dark comedy series Bad Dads, which launched March 2, showcases new comedy work from Cera, who is supported by Will Hines (Upright Citizens Brigade), Elaine Carroll (Very Mary-Kate), and Brian Gallivan (Sassy Gay Friend). ...
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Video: Bad Dads web series starring Michael Cera and Will Hines

Here is the trailer and the first two episodes for a web series called Bad Dads from CollegeHumor. The series features improv-based comedy sketches directed by Derek Westerman and stars Michael Cera (Superbad, Scott Pilgrim) and Will Hines (Upright Citizens Brigade, Very Mary-Kate) about “a son tries desperately to form a relationship with his chronically absent father.”

Here is the trailer and the first two episodes of the five-part series. Episode 3 will be released next Wednesday. Check them out below and share your thoughts!

Michael Cera and Will Hines in Bad Dads (trailer) from Derek Westerman on Vimeo.

Episode 1: Will, meet Michael. Michael, meet Will.

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

Episode 2: Will and Michael brainstorm a vampire saga.

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

Michael Cera is hilarious, what are your thoughts?

Source: /Film (http://www.slashfilm.com/bad-dads-starring-michael-cera-hines/?utm_source
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Votd: ‘Bad Dads’ Starring Michael Cera and Will Hines

Votd: ‘Bad Dads’ Starring Michael Cera and Will Hines
This month CollegeHumor [1] launched a new web series titled Bad Dads, starring Michael Cera (Superbad, Scott Pilgrim) and Will Hines (Upright Citizens Brigade, Very Mary-Kate). The series of improv-based comedy sketches directed by Derek Westerman feature "a son tries desperately to form a relationship with his chronically absent father." After the jump you can watch the first two parts of the five-part series. I've also included the trailer teasing the whole series. Episode 3 will be released next Wednesday. Trailer: Episode 1: Will, meet Michael. Michael, meet Will. Episode 2: Will and Michael brainstorm a vampire saga. Poster: [2] [1] http://CollegeHumor.com [2] http://www.slashfilm.com/wp/wp-content/images/ZZ43C878D3.jpg
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Michael Cera takes on the web in Bad Dads

Michael Cera takes on the web in Bad Dads
Indie darling and current comic-book movie icon Michael Cera (”Superbad”, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”) is now a part of CollegeHumor.com! The site has launched a new webseries starring Cera and Will Hines (”Upright Citizens Brigade”, Very Mary-Kate”) called “Bad Dads”. The web show, which consists of five episodes in all, is based on a series of improv comedy-based sketches and airs each Wednesday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time . Episode 2 aired today. CollegeHumor.com was founded in 1999 by then-high school students who went to different colleges and used the website to share pictures and funny stuff their friends had sent them. Now the site is the number one humor site [...]
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