Tyrel Movie Review from @kleffnotes

In the vein of race focused features like Get Out, Tyrel focuses on a young man named Tyler who agrees to go to the mountains on a weekend birthday trip with one of his friends. The only downside of the trip is that Tyler is the only black man there. With heavy drinking and a secluded environment he begins to feel uneasy and slowly starts to feel like he is trapped in a nightmare situation. Continue reading “Tyrel Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

Alice Movie Review from @kleffnotes

Alice had the perfect life. A loving husband, wonderful friends, and an adorable son, but one day she has her card rejected and when she meets with someone she suddenly learns devastating information. Her husband has been keeping secrets and these secrets have left their family in immediate financial danger. The film Alice screened at the South By Southwest Film Festival in March and I share my thoughts on this emotional work. Continue reading “Alice Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

The Price for Silence Movie Review from @kleffnotes

The Price for Silence examines a number of deep topics through the lens of a troubled young woman and her upper class family. Lynn Mancinelli stars as Kira Flynn, who is struggling to confront her past in order to keep it from continuing to drag her down. She is surrounded by talented actors including Richard Thomas, Emrhys Cooper, and  Kristin Carey. This emotional work is just at the start of its festival tour, but it is sure to impress viewers. Continue reading “The Price for Silence Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

Interview with Sarah Abbott from @kleffnotes

I had the opportunity to chat with Sarah Abbott about her upcoming role in the upcoming horror film, The Silence, which debuts on Netflix on April 12th. This silent style horror movie is just one of the projects that Sarah can be seen in and she was willing to chat about a number of them. Keep an eye out for this thrilling movie. Continue reading “Interview with Sarah Abbott from @kleffnotes”

Tello Films and Dash Productions Kick Off IndieGoGo Campaign for One Of The First Ever Queer Holiday Rom-Com Feature Film Called “Season of Love”

Every holiday season traditional and streaming networks create a ton of holiday romantic comedies, but they consistently fail to create meaningful stories from the queer perspective.

Production teams Tello Films and DASH Productions are going to solve that problem this year with “Season of Love”, their first queer holiday romantic comedy feature, to address the lack of any predominant LGBTQ storylines in holiday romantic comedy films. Continue reading “Tello Films and Dash Productions Kick Off IndieGoGo Campaign for One Of The First Ever Queer Holiday Rom-Com Feature Film Called “Season of Love””

The Bi Line: Alice & Iza @ClexaCon Feature from @kleffnotes

For my second Tello Films feature of the month I’ve actually chosen something you’ll be able to see at ClexaCon. As part of the Film Festival they will be screening their short, Alice & Iza. Both leads, much like with Nikki & Nora, have been announced as featured guests for ClexaCon 2019. Mandahla Rose plays Iza and is a returning ClexaCon guest and Guinevere Turner will be there for her first year and plays Alice. This short includes a number of other faces you might recognize including Bridget MacManus, Karmen Kregloe, and so many more. Continue reading “The Bi Line: Alice & Iza @ClexaCon Feature from @kleffnotes”

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Preview from @kleffnotes

When I was growing up I loved Nancy Drew and over the years I continued to love the character and the many characters that she inspired. This year Nancy Drew has been getting some buzz again and on March 15th she’ll be on the big screen with the new feature film Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. Co-produced by Ellen DeGeneres and starring Sophia Lilles, known for her roles in It and Sharp Objects. Continue reading “Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Preview from @kleffnotes”

The Blue Room Movie Review from @kleffnotes

The Blue Room or La Chambre Bleue is a French film from 2014 that is part of a Mubi’s recent creator highlight of the month. Released this week for view, The Blue Room by Mathieu Amalric, opens with a passionate couple in a blue room, but in a matter of minutes the tone of the film shifts. The man in the room is being questioned by the police about the woman he was with and it appears that their affair was not the secret he believed it to be. Continue reading “The Blue Room Movie Review from @kleffnotes”