QUIET PLEASE

QUIET PLEASE
2 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 2 minutes

Audio engineers have been having fun stringing together “outs” like this for decades, so it’s about time someone did it with video. If only the idea were as interesting on screen as it is on paper…


Posted on May 19, 2004 by

LIGHTNING BUG

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 106 minutes

Most of the blame lands on Hall, whose poor storytelling abilities are responsible for not preparing the audience for his script’s turn into darkness…


Posted on May 18, 2004 by

WAIT

WAIT
0.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 5 minutes

TRENTON FILM FESTIVAL 2004 REVIEW! A more coherent and imaginative critique on our de-humanized, consumer-based society has been produced in every undergrad Film Foundations class of the last half century…


Posted on May 17, 2004 by

MURDER, HE SQUEAKED

MURDER, HE SQUEAKED
3 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 17 minutes

“Murder, He Squeaked” is funny and irreverent enough that it could have felt at home screening alongside “Meet the Feebles” or as a skit on Robert Smigel’s short-lived Comedy Central series “TV Funhouse…”


Posted on May 16, 2004 by

30 MILES

30 MILES
4 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 4 minutes

Whether the grand design for this film was in Cramer’s head in 1980, or if it was a recent realization on how to get some use out of old footage, the end result is indisputably stunning and all too brief…


Posted on May 16, 2004 by

PRAXIS

PRAXIS
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 5 minutes

TRENTON FILM FESTIVAL 2004 REVIEW! Since we don’t know why the pursuit is happening in the first place, it’s impossible to feel any sort of dramatic tension…


Posted on May 13, 2004 by

LATE WATCH

LATE WATCH
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

The workplace comedy genre that has spawned such works as Mike Judge’s beloved “Office Space,” the acclaimed BBC series “The Office,” and the considerably less acclaimed Fred Savage series “Working” now brings us the loose, episodic indie “Late Watch…”


Posted on May 10, 2004 by

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