Click for Ann Arbor, Michigan Forecast
Saturday April 19, 2014
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Cinetopia begins

 

continued

Unfortunately, the only new festival film I was able to screen is advance was a clunker, Teddy Bear. This import from Denmark won the best international directing award at Sundance in 2012, so you can't blame the festival for booking it. But not every low-budget indie film has merit, and this is a very dull story of a mama's boy bodybuilder who finds a bride in Thailand. Once you're convinced that--surprise!--a weightlifter doesn't have to be macho, you could lift the plot with one finger.

But you can't judge a festival by a single movie--or even a single year. Cinetopia is a promising project. Let's give it a go.    (end of article)

[Originally published in June, 2012.]

 

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News
Ms Green Construction, We are energy saving specialists that make existing homes energy efficient
click for more info on summer camps
Ann Arbor Summer Festival
click to learn more about summer camps for kids