THE DANCER UPSTAIRS

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 124 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! John Malkovich has already proven that he can be one of the best and most impassioned actors in film today and with “Dancer” he validates his command behind the camera as well. It does succeed in holding the interest of the audience, even through moments of utter confusion and suicidal boredom…


Posted on May 3, 2003 by

BLUE CAR

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 96 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Slow in spots, yet almost always interesting, the film takes a deeper look at a single parent household…


Posted on April 26, 2003 by

LOVE IN THE TIME OF MONEY

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! A who’s who of independent movie stars encapsulates this terrific ensemble piece from director Peter Mattei…


Posted on November 2, 2002 by

DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 77 minutes

PLAYING AT THE SUNSET 5 IN LOS ANGELES, OCTOBER 25TH! Clever at times, depressing at others, but always, at its base, interesting and informative…


Posted on October 20, 2002 by

SKINS

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 minutes

IN THEATERS! Chris Eyre is going through the paces again with his usual high melodramatic style of filmmaking…


Posted on September 27, 2002 by

HIPHOPBATTLE.COM: HIPHOP FOR LIFE

2 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 98 minutes

SUNDANCE MIDNIGHT MOVIE! Includes a cast of HipHop stars like Q-Nice, Da Boogie Man, Suave Gotti and Blacknile…


Posted on January 31, 2002 by

WISEGIRLS

WISEGIRLS
2 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

SUNDANCE SPECIAL SCREENING! Mira Sorvino’s character has one of the worst cases of “movie smarts” in recent memory…


Posted on January 22, 2002 by

LOVE LIZA

2 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 93 minutes

PLAYING IN NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES! Wilson Joel’s wife recently committed suicide, Wilson Joel is depressed, Wilson Joel just found a final note left by his wife that he can not muster up the strength to read, Wilson Joel is addicted to sniffing gasoline…


Posted on January 21, 2002 by

LA STORY

3 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 107 minutes

SUNDANCE PREMIERE! Once again controversial documentarian Nick Broomfield interjects himself into yet another esoteric subject…


Posted on January 15, 2002 by

TREMBLING BEFORE G-D

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE AT THE LæMMLE IN LOS ANGELES! There must be something positive and important there for those rejected by their religion to cling…


Posted on November 19, 2001 by

TAPE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 84 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE! While the film portends to be a comedy, once the first few minutes have passed, “Tape” takes a serious turn…


Posted on November 1, 2001 by

JUMP TOMORROW

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 97 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE! It is a rare occassion when a writer/director can take an old, tired genre, like the saccarin-cursed “romantic comedy”, and make it seem fresh and new…


Posted on July 5, 2001 by

AMERICAN BEAUTY

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 121 minutes

TRIBUTE TO AMERICAN MOVIES! “American Beauty” is the story of one “average” family that turns out to be not so average upon closer inspection…


Posted on July 4, 2001 by

SATAN WAS A LADY

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

Nearly two decades since her last film, and at 80+ years of age, exploitation maven Doris Wishman is back in full force with her latest piece of trash…


Posted on June 25, 2001 by

ROOF TO ROOF

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! “Roof to Roof” is a mostly boring film, but this just may be the point…


Posted on June 16, 2001 by

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