FALLEN

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 30 minutes

As is common in short films that flounder and fall (no pun intended), there’s too much story for the space provided. In other words, the philosophical, sociological and moral issues provoked would cinematically succeed better as a feature-length…


Posted on February 22, 2014 by

NARCISSIST

5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 17 minutes

Casaccio is not only a storytelling force to be reckoned with, but he’s also a keen observer of society and its members…


Posted on February 20, 2014 by

A DARK TALE

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 24 minutes

The film’s strength lies in its storytelling, which is philosophically and moralistically profound, but camouflaged so that these academic qualities are not evident…


Posted on February 19, 2014 by

GIRL OF STEEL

1 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 6 minutes

Not surprisingly Kara has a bad attitude, but still, it is the future of the world at stake, here…


Posted on February 18, 2014 by

WHITE TRASH

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 11 minutes

Everything about “White Trash” is brilliant: writing, cinematic style, actors’ execution, varying minimalistic dialogue and the fact that eleven minutes flies by faster than the blink of an eye…


Posted on February 17, 2014 by

OVO

5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 15 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANARCHY SHORTS SELECTION! The music and visual effects are both enticing and violent, and may be considered principal characters in Wilson’s tour de force about life, death, retribution and new beginnings…


Posted on January 21, 2014 by

WHITE HOT GRID

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 1 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANARCHY SHORTS SELECTION!


Posted on January 21, 2014 by

GOLDBERG & EISENBERG

4 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NARRATIVE COMPETITION SELECTION! No one is completely who we think, and there are shocks at every turn…


Posted on January 20, 2014 by

REZETA

3 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 83 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NARRATIVE COMPETITION SELECTION!


Posted on January 19, 2014 by

THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 93 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NARRATIVE COMPETITION SELECTION! A man’s tiny lapse in judgment creates fatal consequences for his family, community, and himself—but it’s what happens after that, which is astounding…


Posted on January 18, 2014 by

COPENHAGEN

5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 98 minutes

2014 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NARRATIVE COMPETITION SELECTION! Usually, when reviewing a movie, it’s very easy for me to see both strengths and weaknesses— but every so often I’ll discover staggering excellence. In my opinion, “Copenhagen” is flawless in its narration, technicality, action and silence…


Posted on January 17, 2014 by

BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL

5 Stars
Year Released: 2013
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 101 minutes

What is it about that special someone that creates a legend, while others so celebrated spark, then fizzle, almost as quickly as they appear?


Posted on November 27, 2013 by

WICKED FUNNY 2

3 Stars
Year Released: 2013
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 minutes

There’s no doubt that Granite State natives have helped to shape and influence virtually every aspect of humanity, so it should come as no surprise that some comedians can be added to its roster of fame. These include funny folks Sarah Silverman and Adam Sandler, with many more hoping to follow in their very large footsteps…


Posted on November 18, 2013 by

HEAD CASES: SERIAL KILLERS IN THE DELAWARE VALLEY

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2013
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 109 minutes

Even more troubling is the art of filmmaking itself—why certain of us are possessed to visually document our acts— or the actions of others—and why viewers are compelled to these movies, no matter the gore or sadism involved…


Posted on November 16, 2013 by

THE BIG NOISE

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2013
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

What’s particularly thrilling about Pelosi’s fast-moving gem is that it’s hard to tell the difference between laughter and tears, perhaps because they tend to strike at the same precise moment…


Posted on November 12, 2013 by

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