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Jordan Raup – Movie Enthusiast and Co-founder of

An interview with Jordan Raup, movie enthusiast and co-founder of the website The Film Stage (

First off, the basics. Tell us who you are, your favorite movie ever and why, and a little about your website.


My name is Jordan Raup and I’m the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Film Stage. I started the site back in September of 2008 with a friend, while studying film at the University at Buffalo. We both loved the medium and figured we could provide our own look at the industry. A major proponent was the lack of interest in current Hollywood trends, in both arthouse and blockbuster cinema, at our college. Frustrated, we created this site to provide a mix of both, but leaning towards the former.

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