Breaking Upwards

Love sucks, that's why we brought pizza: a look at what's playing this week on Sundance Channel

Article: Love sucks, that's why we brought pizza: a look at what's playing this week on Sundance Channel

As the icy fingers of Winter continue to creep up on us it’s time to stay in, bundle up and get cozy – and what better way to add on layers of warmth than with your favorite comfort food? Read our resident food blogger Zach Golden expound on the feel-goodness of feel-good food, and then tune into a month of Love Lust episodes that celebrate the art of chowing down with tonight’s episode, “Comfort Food.”

The Sundance series continue all week long, but that doesn’t mean our film lovers are getting the short end of the programming stick. On Wednesday night we’re showing Joe Maggio’s 2008 PAPER COVERS ROCK, the first film in a planned ten-part series inspired by Krystof Kieslowski’s “Decalogue.” Later that night, Catherine Deneuve stars in Andre Techine’s 2009 GIRL ON THE TRAIN, which follows two families brought together by a seemingly inexplicable event. Then on Thursday, love stinks with I HATE VALENTINE’S DAY (2009), which follows newbie filmmakers, and ex-bf/gf duo Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones’ BREAKING UPWARDS, the not-at-all-bad-for-$15k indie film hit of 2010…

BREAKING UPWARDS

Article: BREAKING UPWARDS

BREAKING UPWARDS may not be a perfect movie, but it’s a good start for Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones who wrote, directed and starred in the low-budget rom-com based on their own relationship. To keep the film to its $15,000 budget Daryl also edited and the cast worked virtually for free (or in some cases for the SAG $100/day minimum) and supplied their own wardrobe, hair and makeup.