DCFF 2015: Tim Blake Nelson “Anesthesia” Interview

Last weekend saw an exclusive deadCenter 2015 one time showing of native Oklahoman Tim Blake Nelson’s upcoming film titled “Anesthesia”. The film follows the stories of several people in New York leading up to the tragic mugging of a Columbia University Professor. It’s a story dealing with the existential crises faced by millions of people…

DCFF 2015: Anesthesia Delivers Hope Among the Hurting

Last weekend’s deadCenter Film Festival featured a number of upcoming high profile releases like The Overnight and The Stanford Prison Experiment, but none were as exclusive as native Oklahoman actor/writer/director Tim Blake Nelson‘s Anesthesia. The film has far only screened at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival before reaching the packed out theater in the Oklahoma Museum of Art…

dCFF 2015: The Overnight Delivers the Sleepover From Hell

The deadCenter Film Festival continues to deliver a wide variety of local and high profile projects, but few films playing this week have had talent as famous as The Overnight‘s Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), Taylor Schilling(Orange is the New Black), Jason Schwartzman(Scott Pilgrim vs the World), and Judith Godrèche(Stoker). This is definitely an A-list team of comedic masterminds,…

DCFF 2015: HOLLIS SHOWCASES OKLAHOMA’S FINEST AMBITIONS

Oklahoma’s biggest film festival, deadCenter, has kicked off and the opening night offerings didn’t fail to impress. One of the most notable movies of the evening was the locally grown and made movie Hollis, written and directed by Sonny Priest.  The film follows the story of a boy making life changing decisions as he prepares to decide…

2015 DEADCENTER FILM FESTIVAL HONORS ICONS

Oklahoma’s deadCENTER Film Festival is just around the corner with only three weeks until opening night. deadCENTER is Oklahoma’s largest film festival and one of the biggest platforms for red dirt independent filmmakers looking to get a break in telling their story. This is the 15th year for Oklahoma’s flagship event and the films and…

Boyhood Audience Q&A

After screening Richard Linklater’s incredible coming of age story Boyhood at the Phoenix Film Festival, Renegade Cinema joined in on an audience Q&A Session with producer Cathleen Sutherland and the film’s star Ellar Coltrane to find out all of the twelve year production’s most intriguing mysteries. Phoenix Film Rep: I’ve got to ask he big question. You’ve had…

PFF 2014: Boyhood Review

We are living in the age of great coming of age stories with so many indie and Hollywood movies finally making their break. Just last year we saw three exceptional films with The Spectacular Now, The Way Way Back, and The Kings of Summer all releasing to box office success and critical acclaim. Back in 2002…

PFF 2014: The Sacrament Review

Writer/director Ti West is quickly becoming one of the biggest faces in modern horror thanks to his success with House of the Devil and V/H/S. He’s quickly established his roots as a filmmaker who covers the real horrors such as cults, stalkers, and lunatics that haunt our everyday world. His latest film The Sacrament is taking a very different look at cults…

PFF 2014: Joe Review

Nicolas Cage has undoubtably had a less than thrilling career over the last few years with the actor taking on such atrocities as Ghost Rider: The Spirit of Vengence, Season of the Witch, and Drive Angry. It’s been a while since the actor took on something a little more challenging and both critics and audiences have been begging the…

PFF 2014: The Big Ask Review

*When this film opened at the festival it was titled “Teddy Bears” but was later picked up by a distributor who renamed the movie “The Big Ask”  There are a lot of comedies out there featuring young twenty something couples, but very few of them aim to be more than just a sit com. Teddy…