Pervert Park

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Scandinavian filmmaking couple Frida & Lasse Barkfors made a somewhat bizarre choice for this, their debut documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Award.  They opted to paint a very humanized picture of a halfway house for convicted sex offenders in Florida.  Surprisingly they achieved it quite perfectly with … Continue reading

Searching For Sugarman

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Back in 1969 an unknown singer-songwriter called Rodriguez was discovered performing in a dive bar in Detroit and was immediately offered a deal to record two albums. His music bore more than a passing resemblance to that of Bob Dylan, but his first album ‘Cold Fact’ received  critical acclaim but only zero sales, and when … Continue reading

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