TWO NIGHT STAND

0.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 86 minutes

“Two Night Stand” takes place between Christmas and New Year’s, but there’s no holiday mirth to cheer about here…


Posted on September 29, 2014 by

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2013
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 39 minutes

As for “Mysteries of the Unseen World,” its a truly amazing slice of life…


Posted on September 28, 2014 by

NOT COOL

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

Brazen, shameless, romantic, and broadly funny. With good music. “Not Cool” is way cool…


Posted on September 26, 2014 by

HOLLIDAYSBURG

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

The hormones run hot in Pennsylvania. The weather, cold. The talk is constant. The marijuana plentiful. The action minimal…


Posted on September 25, 2014 by

THE MAZE RUNNER

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 113 minutes

I smell popcorn. I smell franchise.


Posted on September 19, 2014 by

THE DROP

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 107 minutes

After a hum-drum year of wannabe crime thrillers (and movies in general), it’s nice to see something elevated above the norm…


Posted on September 12, 2014 by

COHERENCE

4 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 89 minutes

James Ward Byrkit rocks the metaphysical world with his mind-bending look at duality as told like a camp fire horror story….


Posted on June 30, 2014 by

MI HUA GAO (OR THE CHINESE RICE KRISPIES SQUARE)

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

Flatten, slice (nice and big!), and humbly serve. Add in a ‘yum’ for good measure….


Posted on June 29, 2014 by

THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

The only problem I had with “The Search for General Tso,” and it’s something many of us experience eating Chinese-American food, was that an hour after watching it I was hungry to view it again…


Posted on June 28, 2014 by

HOLBROOK/TWAIN: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

In the end, like Holbrook’s enchanting rhythms on stage, “Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey” expertly catches the mesmerizing beats of a man who continues to share his life—in the guise of one of America’s greatest humorists—with his adoring public….


Posted on June 28, 2014 by

THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 105 minutes

“The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz” builds a strong case against the American government, whose insatiable ability to continually undermine its basic democratic principles caused the sad demise of one of the internet’s great heroes…


Posted on June 26, 2014 by

THE HOME TEAM

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 9 minutes

2014 AFI DOCS FESTIVAL SELECTION! Deftly blending an array of interesting folk, some TV footage, headline pans, effective use of slo mo, and, or course, shots of the games and the crowd, you’re just about ready to move to Murray when the film ends…


Posted on June 21, 2014 by

THE LION’S MOUTH OPENS

4 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

2014 AFI DOCS FESTIVAL SELECTION! This is raw filmmaking at its finest…


Posted on June 21, 2014 by

FONT MEN

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

2014 AFI DOCS FESTIVAL SELECTION! Fonts are what dreams are made of…


Posted on June 21, 2014 by

A PLACE CALLED PLUTO

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2014
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 10 minutes

2014 AFI DOCS FESTIVAL SELECTION! At just 10 minutes, this is just a taste, a heartfelt one, of the tragedy this disease unleashes…


Posted on June 20, 2014 by

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