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Not Just Kid Stuff: "Stray Bullets" Shows Younger Fessenden Has Some Chops

Not Just Kid Stuff: "Stray Bullets" Shows Younger Fessenden Has Some Chops
It’s been about a decade since the release of The Last Winter, the last feature indie horror auteur Larry Fessenden (Habit, Wendigo) wrote and directed, but he certainly hasn’t been idle over those years. He’s worked as a character actor, with roles in dozens of independent features and shorts; served as producer or executive producer... Read more »

Oscar Alternatives: My 2016 Academy Award Dream Picks

As the red carpet rolls out for this Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards, controversy may overshadow the usual celebrity worship and horserace analysis. But for all the handwringing over the lack of diversity among this year’s nominees, maybe the rallying hashtag shouldn’t be #OscarsSoWhite, but #OscarsWhoCares? Yes, the movie industry has a serious diversity problem, but... Read more »
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