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Shamika Pandit
‘April showers bring May flowers,’ and in cinema rain can certainly bring ambience, but it can also signify all sorts of things, like love, fear, death, and renewal. We’ve selected 15 of our favorite movies with great rainy sequences for you to enjoy this month, rain or shine. Did yours make the list?   1....
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We are excited to announce Kesha as the headliner for the Greenwich International Film Festival’s EPIC Anniversary Party taking place on Saturday, June 1st at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. In addition to being a Grammy nominated singer, Kesha has been an active advocate for human and animal rights. She has been recognized...
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Have you ever pulled off the perfect prank? Has anyone ever pranked you so well that you couldn’t even be mad at them? These films reach out to the prankster in all of us with their elaborate schemes and amusing outcomes. Animal House (1978) – Delta House has a saying, “Don’t get mad, get even.”...
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Like the old proverb says about March, it’s “in like a lion, out like a lamb” – so give your spring a roaring start with these 15 fabulous slasher films. We’ve chosen our favorites – did yours make the list?   Scream: A meta-Hollywood homage that deconstructs the horror genre… plus it’ll scare the pants...
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The most anticipated night in film is coming up; The Oscars! Every year Colleen DeVeer, our Director of Programming, fills out an Oscars Ballot with her predictions and we love following along throughout the night to see who wins. This year we’re encouraging YOU to join in the fun by filling out a GIFF Oscar...
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One of the biggest nights in the film industry is right around the corner – the Oscars! And it all starts with the red carpet. The red carpet is a movie star fashion show filled with glamour. Red carpet fashion is not only memorable, but it also provides inspiration for GIFF’s own black tie events,...
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Sick of rom-coms? Tired of happy endings? We’ve got the perfect antidote to Valentine’s Day with these 15 examples of when love turns sour. Did your favorite make the list? Let us know what you think. 1. Fatal Attraction: A completely unhinged Glenn Close will make you shy away from infidelity forever.2. Unfaithful: This super...
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Snowed in with nowhere to go and nothing to do? Cozy up in your pajamas, make a Hot Toddy, and tune in to these wintery movies. We’ve selected 15 of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. Let us know what you think and what themes you’d like to see for our next monthly blog. Did...
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When our goosebumps rise while watching a horror film we can’t help but wonder, “who thinks of these terrifying stories?”  The answer is Chad Archibald. Chad’s had his writing, directing and producing debut in 2005 with Desperate Souls which lead the path for his successful career in fright. After his triumph with his first film,...
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Horror films: the gore, the angst, the torturous anticipation of the next mutilated figure creeping out from the dark! In no other genre is the makeup artist more crucial. The grotesque creatures need to be horrific and realistic. Leya Oakley, special effect makeup artist, has been terrifying us with her craft for years. We were...
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