Movie Watch: RBG

RBG

Continuing our desire to highlight upcoming independent and foreign films we think you should be aware of, we take a look at the new documentary about one of the greatest women living today. If you don’t love Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you probably don’t know Ruth Bader Ginsburg very well.

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Movie Watch – The Road Movie

The Road Movie

We have many guilty pleasures here at the FilmJerk world headquarters, as if you couldn’t tell from the lack of recent updates. We love going to see classic movies at our local repertory cinemas. We love playing Fallout 4. And one of our guiltiest pleasures are Russian crash videos. We can find ourselves losing several hours falling down that rabbit hole of watching some of the worst, most stupidest drivers, those grainy videos caught on dashboard mounted cameras. So imagine our surprise and delight when we were introduced to the upcoming “The Road Movie.”

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Emilio Estevez’s “the public” To Open the 2018 Santa Barbara Film Festival

the public

Today, if you even remember Emilio Estevez, you probably only remember him from “The Breakfast Club” or “The Mighty Ducks,” and you probably didn’t even remember he had directed several movies. Not too surprising, since he’s only been in half a dozen movies in the past twenty years, most of which are the films he’s directed, most of which have been hampered by a lack of proper distribution and promotion. Hopefully, we can have an Estevez renaissance with the arrival of his latest film, “the public.”

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Movie Watch – AFM Edition: Double Shot of Donnie Yen and Ip Man

If there was one bad ass who could capture the title of “The Greatest Bad Ass Alive Today,” that bad ass would be the legendary Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, action choreographer, and multiple-time world wushu tournament champion Donnie Yen. If you only knew Donnie Yen as Chirrut Îmwe, the blind warrior from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” you already know him to be pretty bad ass. But if you only know Donnie Yen from a Star Wars movie, it’s time you get to know him a little better.

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