DEFICIT

DEFICIT
4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

2008 CINEVEGAS FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE! In addition to having an entertaining and moving script, “Deficit” is the product of a great deal of talent…


Posted on June 14, 2008 by

MANUELA Y MANUEL

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 93 minutes

2007 AFI FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE! It seems like the makers of “Manuela y Manuel” were equally uncomfortable making a pure comedy about the drag world and including anything that might be a downer, and the result comes off as tentative…


Posted on November 9, 2007 by

MARGOT AT THE WEDDING

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 100 minutes

2007 AFI FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE! “Margot at the Wedding” is a brilliantly executed film that, like many real-life family reunions, is alternately painful, funny, and moving…


Posted on November 6, 2007 by

THE LAST MISTRESS

THE LAST MISTRESS
5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 114 minutes

2007 AFI FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE! Everything in the film is stunning, from the opulent trappings of 19th century Parisian aristocracy to Asia Argento’s heartbreaking performance as the courtesan Vellini…


Posted on November 6, 2007 by

SOLOS

SOLOS
2 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 77 minutes

2007 AFI FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE! At its best, “Solos” is fun to look at. A lot of the photography, especially in the brightly colored, surreal moments, is quite artistic…


Posted on November 6, 2007 by

THE SEVERED HEAD NETWORK (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

“The Severed Head Network” is trippy and entertaining as a whole, but suffers from its weak spots…


Posted on October 23, 2007 by

PLAYROOM (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 minutes

“Playroom” provides a perfect example of the fact that gory and disturbing scenes are not enough, on their own, to make for effective horror…


Posted on October 23, 2007 by

THE ANNA CABRINI CHRONICLES

3 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 108 minutes

“The Anna Cabrini Chronicles” is visually and sonically lush, if at times it falls short dramatically…


Posted on October 18, 2007 by

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