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Call-In Commentary: Watch the “Starlet” trailer with writer-director Sean Baker

Article: Call-In Commentary: Watch the “Starlet” trailer with writer-director Sean Baker

In Sean Baker’s new indie “Starlet,” a young Californian (played by Dree Hemingway — Ernest’s granddaughter — in her feature film debut) crosses paths with an elderly widow (Besedka Johnson) at a yard sale, where she finds a stash of cash from the older woman’s past. The resulting relationship, as these two cross-generational characters begin…

“Prince of Broadway,” Reviewed

Article: “Prince of Broadway,” Reviewed

“Wholesale, wholesale, Louis Vuitton, Coach, Prada, got everything,” croons Lucky (Prince Adu), his patter and easy charm his livelihood, coaxing customers in from the street to a shop owned by his boss Levon (Karren Karagulian), one whose back room is stacked with counterfeit purses, sneakers and clothing. A Ghanian immigrant in New York without a…

Lee Daniels Plays Oprah for “Prince of Broadway”

Article: Lee Daniels Plays Oprah for “Prince of Broadway”

It doesn’t hurt to have someone like Oprah or Tyler Perry on your side when you’re promoting your independent film. Just ask Lee Daniels, the Oscar-nominated producer/director of “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire,” which went from unexpected Sundance buzz film to Academy Award contender over the course of a year. Oprah and…

“A Contract With God” and Four Up-and-Coming Indie Directors

Article: “A Contract With God” and Four Up-and-Coming Indie Directors

Getting a little less attention than glossier fare like “The Avengers” and “Cowboys & Aliens” in the four-day firestorm of Comic-Con unveilings the past weekend was the announcement that “A Contract With God” was headed to the big screen, indie-style. Will Eisner’s masterpiece, which consists of four semi-autobiographical short stories set in the Bronx and…

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