EL ESCAPE DE LOS SANTOS

EL ESCAPE DE LOS SANTOS
2 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 minutes

Its all there. Good story, dynamic characters, an interesting world that most Americans don’t know anything about ‘El Escape De Los Santos’ has it all but it’s marred by horrible delivery. It’s a timely story, the Del Los Santos family live in Texas near the border. Part of a culture that still moves freely between […]


Posted on June 26, 2006 by

AWAKE

AWAKE
1 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 70 minutes

Awake is a film that is almost entirely exposition…


Posted on June 26, 2006 by

CALL WAITING

CALL WAITING
3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 96 minutes

Based on the play by the same name, Call Waiting stars Caroline Aaron as a Judy Baxter a writer whose housebound and at the mercy of a urinary infection…


Posted on April 26, 2006 by

FACADE

FACADE
3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 91 minutes

“Façade” is the teen sex comedy that Todd Solondz or John Cassavetes might have made…


Posted on April 25, 2006 by

THE FILCHAK’S TAKE A GAMBLE

THE FILCHAK’S TAKE A GAMBLE
3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 35 minutes

The Filchak’s family business is gambling. They are sports handicappers and they are horrible at it…


Posted on March 17, 2006 by

EXPERIMENT

EXPERIMENT
3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 99 minutes

‘Experiment’ plays like a throwback to the paranoid anti communist films of the 50’s…


Posted on March 17, 2006 by

FULL DISCLOSURE

4 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

A funny, charming romantic comedy. Something Hollywood hasn’t produced in awhile…


Posted on February 24, 2006 by

FOUR DEAD BATTERIES (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

The four dead batteries in question are four improv comedians in New York whose love lives are as chaotic as their comedy routines…


Posted on February 21, 2006 by

A DIONYSIAN AFFAIR

A DIONYSIAN AFFAIR
2 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 19 minutes

Get out your philosophy 101 textbooks for ‘A Dionysian Affair’ and you can follow along while the filmmakers dramatize their final paper in a twenty minute short…


Posted on February 6, 2006 by

THE ACCIDENTAL ACTIVIST (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 63 minutes

Just as it helps to have read Harry Potter before you go and see the movie, it helps to hate George Bush before you see this live taping of Blume’s frantic one woman show…


Posted on January 18, 2006 by

CHASING FATE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 11 minutes

It’s a bad idea to try to change fate…


Posted on December 29, 2005 by

I WON THE LOTTO

I WON THE LOTTO
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 58 minutes

Scott is having a rough day. He’s been fired from his long held but never really explained job and he painfully collects his last check while his boss adds insult to injury, hurling platitudes like ‘it’s nothing personal’. No one shows up at his going away party and it’s clear that it is personal. Scotts […]


Posted on December 28, 2005 by

LIMBO

LIMBO
3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

It’s not Alfred Hitchcock’s version of “Groundhog Day,” but it’s a well made and thought provoking flick…


Posted on December 7, 2005 by

SOLITUDE

2 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 72 minutes

The best place for a depressed suicidal is severe isolation in sub zero temperature…


Posted on December 7, 2005 by

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