Wild Nights With Emily – Review

Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson in Wild Nights With Emily. Courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment. Molly Shannon is spot-on in the serio-comic Wild Nights With Emily, a completely different take on the ...

Movie Review – Wild Nights with Emily (2019)

Wild Nights with Emily, 2019. Written and Directed by Madeleine Olnek. Starring Molly Shannon, Amy Seimetz, Susan Ziegler, Brett Gelman, Jackie Monahan, Kevin Seal, Dana Melanie, Sasha Frolova, Joel ...

Watch Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson in New ‘Wild Nights With Emily’ Trailer

Watch Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson in New ‘Wild Nights With Emily’ Trailer Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon looks to rewrite the legacy of Emily Dickinson in the new trailer for the upcoming biopic, Wild Nights With Emily, out April 12th. Written and directed by ...

‘Wild Nights With Emily’ Review: Molly Shannon Is Emily Dickinson in the Best Lesbian Comedy in Years — SXSW

‘Wild Nights With Emily’ Review: Molly Shannon Is Emily Dickinson in the Best Lesbian Comedy in Years — SXSW Madeleine Olnek’s movies may be an acquired taste, but the woman knows how to write a catchy premise. Her three feature films — all madcap comedies with absurdist leanings — include lesbian aliens ...

“85% of Protagonists in Film and Television are Male”: Madeleine Olnek on The Foxy Merkins

The world’s oldest profession proves stressful and arduous in The Foxy Merkins, director Madeleine Olnek’s follow-up to her zany “fish out of water” black-and-white debut Codependent Lesbian Space ...

“85% of Protagonists in Film and Television are Male”: Madeleine Olnek on The Foxy Merkins

The world’s oldest profession proves stressful and arduous in The Foxy Merkins, director Madeleine Olnek’s follow-up to her zany “fish out of water” black-and-white debut Codependent Lesbian Space ...

The Foxy Merkins Pokes Fun at the Lesbian Hooking Subculture

The Foxy Merkins Pokes Fun at the Lesbian Hooking Subculture The Foxy Merkins would have made an idiosyncratic and amusing short film; at 80 minutes, it's a one-joke comedy that quickly overstays its welcome. Madeleine Olnek's low-fi indie opens with an attempt ...

The Foxy Merkins | Review

American Gigola: Olnek’s Hilarious Sophomore Film Reinvents the Masculine Realm of Hustler Bonding Few filmmakers are able to successfully create a distinctly unique universe of off-kilter comedy ...

NewFest 2014: Rubber, Leather, Hookers, and Cupcakes

If you still have an affinity for books, there can be few more choice summer reads than Edmund White's 2005 autobiography, My Lives. Divided into nonlinear sections devoted to his relationships with ...

Fund This Film: Lesbian Buddy Comedy ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Needs Your Help to Get from Sundance to Theaters

“Oh, it’s a merkin salesman!” “What’s a merkin?” “It’s a toupée for your vagina.” Writer/director Madeleine Olnek has a gift for titles. The Foxy Merkins is her newest, a moniker just as ridiculous ...

Sundance Review: Despite a Hilarious Setup, Madeleine Olnek's 'The Foxy Merkins' Is a Disappointing Sophomore Effort

Sundance Review: Despite a Hilarious Setup, Madeleine Olnek's 'The Foxy Merkins' Is a Disappointing Sophomore Effort In 2011, Madeleine Olnek’s debut feature, "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, premiered at Sundance to positive (if ultimately limited) reception. Made on a shoestring budget, (think space ...

Sundance Review: Despite a Hilarious Set-Up, Madeleine Olnek's 'The Foxy Merkins' is a Disappointing Sophomore Effort

Sundance Review: Despite a Hilarious Set-Up, Madeleine Olnek's 'The Foxy Merkins' is a Disappointing Sophomore Effort In 2011, Madeleine Olnek's debut feature, "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same," premiered at Sundance to positive (if ultimately limited) reception. Made on a shoestring budget (think space ...

Sundance 2014 Review: Unfocused ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Attempts to Add Humor to Hooking for Cash

“Are you a women’s studies major?” And thus begins a beautiful friendship – sort of. The sweetly neurotic Margaret (Lisa Haas) has just moved to New York City (for reasons never fully explained, like ...

Indie Spotlight: The Foxy Merkins

While the guys are doing their best to bring you news and reviews from Sundance 2013, even they can't see everything. In an effort to help broaden the film festival's coverage, today's Indie Spotlight ...

2014 Guide to the Sundance Twitterverse

It’s that time again. The biggest American film festival is upon us, and this year the Ioncinema crew will be descending on Park City with eight feet on the ground and eight eyes on Park City’s ...

Sundance Twitterverse 2014: Next & New Frontier

The last of our Twitterverse series, these are the films pushing the boundaries of independent cinema while keeping a pulse on cyber happenings. It seems most of Drunktown’s (@drunktown_movie) ...

Project of the Day: 'The Foxy Merkins'

Project of the Day: 'The Foxy Merkins' Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the ...

Sundance Film Festival 2014 Competition Line-Up

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival is right around the corner, and the Sundance Institute has released the full line-up for the competition films that will be premiering! This year there were 12,218 ...

Sundance 2014 Initial Line-Up Announced, Led by Song One, The Skeleton Twins, Camp X-Ray & More

Sundance Film Festival continues to be one of the most popular, and arguably one of the most important, events on the industry calendar, launching as it does some of the most prominent independent ...

Films Announced For 2014 Sundance Film Festival

God’S Pocket Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition section of the 2014 Sundance Film ...

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