RESURRECTION MARY

RESURRECTION MARY
1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 23 minutes

The stuff of cinematic gold or just some uninspired campfire bullshit? You be the judge…


Posted on February 15, 2005 by

UBER GOOBER (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

To those who would denounce Gamers as evil Satanic bastards: Get an f’ing life…


Posted on February 9, 2005 by

THE HOLY TERROR

THE HOLY TERROR
2 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 56 minutes

Here’s something the whole family can enjoy this holiday season…


Posted on February 7, 2005 by

RORY O’SHEA WAS HERE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 104 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Despite its predictable plot turns, “Rory O’Shea” is a film you actually recommend to the folks and everyone goes home happy…


Posted on February 5, 2005 by

SWIMMERS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

SUNDANCE AMERICAN SPECTRUM 2005 REVIEW! In a quiet working-class town on Maryland’s coast, a young girl’s innocence may forever be shattered as she confronts the realities of adult weakness and pain…


Posted on January 29, 2005 by

AMONG THIEVES

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 23 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! Highlighted by an extraordinary, Denzel-worthy performance by Underue, “Among Thieves” avoids cheap sentimentality while still landing a potent shot to the heart…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

IN THE MORNING

IN THE MORNING
4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 10 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! “In the Morning” leaves a lasting, devastating impression…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

IN TIME

IN TIME
2 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 19 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! Though crafted with obvious love and respect for tradition by Makinde and Maurice Dwyer, “In Time” nonetheless lacks focus…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

SPELLING BEE

4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 15 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! As spoofs go, Phil Dornfeld’s “Spelling Bee” is highly original and sublimely ridiculous…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

STRANGER

3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 110 minutes

SUNDANCE WORLD DRAMATIC COMPETITION 2005 REVIEW! “Stranger” is most effective as a stylish, poetic examination/celebration of pregnancy, self-discovery, femininity, and of course life…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

STARING AT THE SUN

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 14 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! It’s a great short, but would be an even better feature…


Posted on January 28, 2005 by

THE LAST FULL MEASURE

THE LAST FULL MEASURE
3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 17 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! “The Last Full Measure” is ultimately an accomplished effort…


Posted on January 27, 2005 by

TONGUE BULLY

1 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 8 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! The spectacle of performance art is something best appreciated in the flesh or between beer commercials with beautiful women, and rather irritating on celluloid…


Posted on January 26, 2005 by

THE LAST DAYS OF JONATHAN PERLO

THE LAST DAYS OF JONATHAN PERLO
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 29 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! “The Last Days of Jonathan Perlo” is a short doc about the unlikely father-son relationship between a washed-out actor and an obsessive compulsive, delusional old man…


Posted on January 26, 2005 by

THE CHILDREN OF LENINGRADSKY

THE CHILDREN OF LENINGRADSKY
4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 35 minutes

SUNDANCE SHORT 2005 REVIEW! The children living in Leningradsky Station range anywhere in age from 8 to 14 and in their short lives they’ve seen, lived, and died more than people five times their age…


Posted on January 26, 2005 by

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