PRODUCTION HUB: 'NIGHT COMES ON' PRODUCER TALKS INDIE FILM AND BEING A SOLIDER FOR ART

 Author: Dani Lyman

Author: Dani Lyman

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There’s something unique about sitting across the table from an indie film producer. The energy of a fighter exists, quiet and understated, resting beneath the surface. For Danielle Renfrew Behrens, that energy reflects a 20-year career, multiple Sundance premieres and successes in both the documentary and indie feature genres. This experience has led her to become a champion for indie filmmakers, founding Superlative Films in 2015 as a “one-stop shop” to fund low-budget films.  Read the full interview here.

VULTURE: 'NIGHT COMES ON' IS AN INSPIRING REVENGE MOVIE

 Author: David Edelstein

Author: David Edelstein

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The emotions onscreen are unruly enough to overcome the screenplay’s fine carpentry and an occasional scene that’s too on the nose. Like MoonlightNight Comes On takes much of its soulfulness from la mer and people’s capacity for rebirth in its waters. This is a lovely, inspiring film. Read the full review here.

INDIEWIRE: 'NIGHT COMES ON' REVIEW: JORDANA SPIRO'S TENDER DIRECTORIAL DEBUT IS A STIRRING BREAKOUT FOR DOMINIQUE FISHBACK

 Author: Kate Erbland

Author: Kate Erbland

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While the film, Spiro’s feature directorial debut, doesn’t shy away from darker elements, Spiro’s ability to ground even the worst moments firmly from the perspective of her protagonist add a level of grace and empathy. It’s a tough story, but told through a decidedly female gaze, “Night Comes On” blossoms into something beautiful.  Read the full review here.

THE NEW YORK TIMES: ‘NIGHT COMES ON' THOUGHTFULLY CONTEMPLATES A TEENAGER'S REVENGE

 Author: Teo Bugbee

Author: Teo Bugbee

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When Angel watched her father murder her mother, she was too small to do more than stand frozen as her mother’s head was knocked against the tiled walls of their bathroom. Years later, Angel — played with captivating ferocity by Dominique Fishback — has aged out of foster care. She is almost an adult, but bouncing through group homes and juvenile detention has done little to diminish her anguish. Read the full review here.

THE LA TIMES: PASSIONATE 'NIGHT COMES ON' MARKS IMPRESSIVE FEATURE DEBUT FOR DIRECTOR JORDANA SPIRO, STAR DOMINIQUE FISHBACK

 Author: Kenneth Turban

Author: Kenneth Turban

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Like its determined heroine, "Night Comes On" burns with a smoldering fire, a heat that is no less intense, no less effective, for remaining largely beneath the surface. The passionate feature film debut for both director (and co-writer) Jordana Spiro and star Dominique Fishback, "Night" is small scale, low key and not business as usual. Read the full review here.

NEW YORK TIMES: ELLEN BURSTYN HONORS A FRIENDSHIP WITH A FUTURIST

 Author: Kathryn Shattuck

Author: Kathryn Shattuck

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In “The House of Tomorrow,” opening Friday, April 27, Ms. Burstyn, 85, plays Josephine Prendergast, a Fuller disciple raising her orphaned grandson, Sebastian (Asa Butterfield), according to the visionary’s principles. (Through technology and planning, Fuller posited, an ordinary man can become a superman.) Prendergast did all this while residing in an example of Fuller’s crowning architectural achievement: the geodesic dome.  Read the full interview here.

ROGER EBERT: THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW REVIEW

 Author: Susan Wloszczyna

Author: Susan Wloszczyna

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Coming-of-age bromances don’t come much more endearing than “The House of Tomorrow,” a comedy with dramatic underpinnings that enthusiastically serves nostalgia two ways—one philosophically uplifting, the other musically acidic—in the guise of a gangly pair of unusual Minnesota teen boys who start a garage band.  Read the full review here.

THE DENVER POST: ELLIOT GOULD REFLECTS ON THE EXTREMES OF HIS SIX-DECADE CAREER AHEAD OF VISIT TO BOULDER

 Author: John Wenzel

Author: John Wenzel

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His new film “Humor Me,” co-starring Jemaine Clement from Flight of the Conchords, is executive-produced by Boulder-based Superlative Films, so it makes sense that Gould would visit the Boulder International Film Festival, running Feb. 22-25, for a screening and post-film discussion of the father-son comedy (5 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Boulder Theater). Read the full interview here.

VARIETY: FILM REVIEW: 'NIGHT COMES ON'

 Author: Guy Lodge

Author: Guy Lodge

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Rising star Dominique Fishback makes good on her TV promise in this tough-love juvenile offender study, an equally promising debut for director Jordana Spiro. Read the full review here.