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Kinyarwanda (Breaking Glass Pictures) — Available on DVD.


Fake It So Real (Factory 25) — Read Tom Hall’s full HTN review. Available on VOD and at iTunes.

Dragonslayer (First Run Features) — Available on DVD.

We Were Here (New Video) — Available on DVD.

Summer Pasture (Documentary Educational Resources) — Available on DVD.

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (First Run Features) — Available on DVD.

My Perestroika (Docurama) — Available on DVD.

Windfall (First Run Features) — Available on DVD.

Love, Etc. (Virgil Films and Entertainment) — Available on DVD.

Detachment (Tribeca Film) — Read Michael Nordine’s full HTN review. Available at Amazon Instant.

Rampart (Millennium Entertainment) — Available on DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Combo Pack, and at Amazon Instant.

New/Old to DVD/Blu-ray

Being John Malkovich (Criterion) — Available on DVD and Blu-ray.

Have Not Seen Yet But Really/Kinda/Sorta/Maybe Wanna

The Grey (Open Road Films) — Available on DVD, 2-Disc Combo Pack: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet, and at Amazon Instant.

Norwegian Wood (New Video) — Available on DVD.

Michael (Strand Releasing) — Available on DVD.

Albert Nobbs (Lionsgate) — Available on DVD, Blu-ray, and at Amazon Instant.

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Michael Tully is an award-winning writer/director whose films have garnered widespread critical acclaim, his projects having premiered at some of the most renowned film festivals across the globe. He is also the former (and founding) editor of this site. In 2006, Michael's first feature, COCAINE ANGEL, chronicling a tragic week in the life of a young drug addict, world premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film immediately solidified the director as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s "25 New Faces of Independent Film,” a reputation that was reinforced a year later when his follow-up feature, SILVER JEW, a documentary capturing the late David Berman's rare musical performances in Tel Aviv, world-premiered at SXSW and landed distribution with cult indie-music label Drag City. In 2011, Michael wrote, directed, and starred in his third feature, SEPTIEN, which debuted at the 27th annual Sundance Film Festival before being acquired by IFC Films' Sundance Selects banner. A few years later, in 2014, Michael returned to Sundance with the world premiere of his fourth feature, PING PONG SUMMER, an ‘80s set coming-of-age tale that was quickly picked up for theatrical distribution by Gravitas Ventures. In 2018, Michael wrote and directed the dread-inducing genre film DON'T LEAVE HOME, which has been described as "Get Out with Catholic guilt in the Irish countryside" (IndieWire). The film premiered at SXSW and was subsequently acquired by Cranked Up Films and Shudder.

  • Norwegian wood was really, REALLY disappointing.  There are some brilliant moments but it ultimately failed to capture the tone and emotion of the novel.

    May 21, 2012
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