THE STENCH OF SATAN

2 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 40 minutes

GEORGE KUCHAR SHORTS! Kuchar has been noted as one of America’s preeminent experimental filmmakers. The titles are provocative enough with names like “Hold Me while I’m Naked”, “Pussy on a Hot Tin Roof”, and “House of the White People”…


Posted on April 12, 2004 by

WHITE FACE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 14 minutes

ST. LOUIS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! In filmmaker Brian McDonald’s world, clowns are a race all their own and discriminated against simply because of their facade. The American Dream just isn’t for everyone it seems…


Posted on November 20, 2001 by

WIRED ANGEL

WIRED ANGEL
3 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

Sam Wells has a unique way of telling the story of Joan of Arc, or perhaps, not telling the story at all…


Posted on April 30, 2001 by

IN THE OCEAN

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 55 minutes

Does it make our artists ignorant that they grew up listening to rock and roll on the radio rather then being raised on the classics?


Posted on April 30, 2001 by

NEW YORK UNDERGROUND 2001

FILM THREAT ON THE SCENE! For the most part, the New York Underground Film Festival stays true to its name. Now in its eighth year, the NYUFF has provided a consistent venue for the raw, the raunchy, and the renegade…



Posted on April 5, 2001 by

KEEPING THE BERGMAN FLAME BURNING

Even at the age of 82, Ingmar Bergman just won’t give up. He keeps writing away. With “Faithless,” an autobiographic script, Bergman looks back at his experiences, and he does so with no mercy…



Posted on March 14, 2001 by

WAITING FOR WOOD

1 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

“Waiting For Wood” is yet another “This is Spinal Tap” mockumentary imitation. Rather than rock stars, this one is about the porn industry…


Posted on March 4, 2001 by

SUBTERRANEAN

SUBTERRANEAN
4 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

“Have you ever wondered what the sky looks like?” says Sean Russel’s character in Ramesh Iyer’s sci-fi short, “Subterranean”…


Posted on March 4, 2001 by

EYEBALL EDDIE

2 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 29 minutes

SLAMDANCE 2001 LOUNGE SHORT! “You may have an eye made of glass, but let me tell you something, you’ve got balls made of brass”…


Posted on February 26, 2001 by

THE ACCOUNTANT

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 38 minutes

SPIRIT OF SLAMDANCE 2001 AWARD WINNER! “The Accountant” takes place on a large Southern farm. Although it’s filled with grand fields and wide open space, this farm feels small and claustrophobic…


Posted on January 31, 2001 by

ME AND THE MOILSIES

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 20 minutes

SLAMDANCE 2001 SHORT FILM! Set in 1959, Justin Schwarz’s film “Me and the Moilsies,” a somewhat dark coming-of-age tale, documents the adolescent struggle with acceptance, loyalty, and sexuality…


Posted on January 30, 2001 by

MONKEY VS. ROBOT

4 Stars
Year Released: 200
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 2 minutes

SLAMDANCE 2001 LOUNGE SHORT! “Monkey hate technology, Robot hate the monkey”…


Posted on January 27, 2001 by

KISS YOUR ASS GOODBYE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 28 minutes

For a film that seemingly attempts to be some sort of social commentary, it comes across as little more than an excuse to tell a few dirty sex jokes…


Posted on December 12, 2000 by

NEW AUTHORS OF ITALIAN CINEMA FEST REPORT

FILM THREAT FEST COVERAGE! The New Authors of Italian Cinema fest is an opportunity for some rare overseas gems, made by new and emerging Italian filmmakers, to be viewed…



Posted on December 7, 2000 by

DOWN THAT ROAD AND BACK

4 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 45 minutes

They run. They panic. Soldiers scurry. Blaring gun shots and overhead helicopters pierce the forest…


Posted on November 22, 2000 by

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