Dream Factory: A Movie A Day Keeps Reality Away

Me And Earl and the Dying Girl
Every month Allyson Gronowitz pens Flipping The Script, a monthly column which has her spotlighting films she feels are underrated (her latest entry takes a look at The Golden Compass). I’ve tried to do a cinema column myself, and considering my last Dream Factory post was in July, I’ve been failing miserably (or is it miserably failing). Henceforth (is that the correct usage?) I’m turning my DF column into a weekly thing powered by my “A Movie A Day” idea. Details (and I hope you help me on this journey) are below!!

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Most Overlooked Films of 2015

Me And Earl and the Dying Girl

It was a banner year at the box office thanks to Jurassic World, the return of the Star Wars franchise and the ending of The Hunger Games franchise, but there were a number of films worthy of your attention that didn’t exactly break the bank at the box office. If you looking for something to catch on cable eventually or to spice up your Netflix viewing, here’s 11 films from 2015 worth taking a chance on. Continue reading “Most Overlooked Films of 2015”

Olivia Cooke’s Vice Is “Good, Sturdy Underwear”

Thomas Mann as "Greg" and Olivia Cooke as "Rachel" in ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL. Photo coutesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved
Thomas Mann as “Greg” and Olivia Cooke as “Rachel” in ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL. Photo coutesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
All Rights Reserved

I am going to qualify this story with two different responses. First of all, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is one of my favorite films of 2015, and it’s powered by inspired work from Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and Jon Bernthal. Secondly, since August 5 is National Underwear Day, I can perfectly share this sound bite I collected from my interview with the aforementioned Cooke.

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