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With only two feature films under his belt to date, writer/director Adam Leon has made a big noise by using very little. His breakout film, “Gimme The Loot,” was fresh, exciting, and low-key caper film that captured the attention of SXSW, Cannes, and beyond. For his followup, Leon tells another intimate, authentic New York City story with “Tramps.” Premiering last fall at the Toronto International Film Festival, it may not have had glitzy A-list stars, but the crowd-pleasing charmer sparked a small bidding war, with streaming titans Netflix coming out on top. Continue reading The Movies That Changed My Life: ‘Tramps’ Director Adam Leon at The Playlist.

It seems impossible to believe that at some point in the future, people will actually have 2010s nostalgia and will talk about today’s fashions and fads (peplum skirts and fascism) with a kind of misty-eyed, can-you-believe-that-was-us? fondness. But then, we thought the same thing in the ’90s and now here were are, more than halfway through our ’90s nostalgia series, prompted by the sudden run on ’90s revivals at the box office (everything from “Ghost In The Shell” to “Beauty And The Beast” to “Power Rangers“). Continue reading The 10 Best Films Of 1996 at The Playlist.