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October 9, 2013 - 8:23 pm

The reviews are starting as we prepare for our release on Oct 11th. Here’s what the press is saying about Forgetting the Girl:

The New York Times says “there’s a moment when the thriller leaves behind the twitches of its characters’ psychological troubles and moves headlong into the full-bodied shivers.”

The LA Times says it’s “a nuanced, image-driven film” that’s “written with a poet’s ear and directed with an artist’s eye” and it’s “as much about art as it is sexual politics”

And, the Village Voice calls it “a slow narrative burn” with “well-drawn characters and tight casting”

We’ll post more reviews as they come.

Drop an FTG pin on the Culture Map

April 15, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Veteran film critic Joe Leydon posted a glowing review of Forgetting the Girl on Culture Map Houston. He said the film was “stealthily unsettling and exceptionally well-crafted”. Hopefully audiences at our WorldFest screening tonight will agree.

Read the full article here:

Shared Darkness Review

April 11, 2012 - 6:22 pm

Shared Darkness just gave a positive review of Forgetting the Girl. They said the film is “one of those indies that deserves a shot at wider distribution”. We couldn’t agree more.

Read the full review below:

Aint It Cool News says Forgetting the Girl is a “surefire pleaser”

April 6, 2012 - 6:05 pm

Aint It Cool News just posted a stellar review of Forgetting the Girl. They describe the climax as “shocking and emotionally resonant long after the credits” and the whole film as “directed tightly and meticulously, acted superbly, thematically emotionally crippling”.

Read the full review here (about 2/3rds of the way down the page):

Rave Review at JoBlo.com

- 5:53 pm

JoBlo.com‘s horror division Arrow In The Head just posted a glowing review of Forgetting the Girl. They liken the experience of watching the film to “hopping on a roller coaster, except once you get up the hill, the rest of the damn thing is in the dark and you are forced along with the ride”.

Read about it here:

Four Stars for FTG

March 6, 2012 - 7:34 pm

Forgetting the Girl received a four-star review from Fountain Pop’s Bill Howard.

Read his praise for the “impressive directorial debut” over at the Fountain Pop site:

FTG Blog Reviews

- 6:47 pm

After our first two Cinequest screenings, Forgetting the Girl has gotten a number of positive reviews from the Bay Area film blog community:

Phil’s Film Adventures

Front Row Jason
 
The Urv

 

First Interview with Nate

March 1, 2012 - 3:06 pm

A full page interview with Forgetting the Girl director Nate Taylor appeared in today’s Metro Silicon Valley.

It describes the film as a “genre-shank of epic proportions” which “in the end delivers something truly original and startling“.

Read the online version below:

First FTG Review

February 29, 2012 - 3:06 pm

The first review of Forgetting the Girl is in and it’s great. Richard von Busark of Metro Papers describes the film as “twisted and brilliant“. We couldn’t agree more.

We are the fifth film listed in the Top Picks of Cinequest below: