CARTS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

“Carts” is not a typical one-day-in-the-life-of-a-crappy-job movie…


Posted on February 12, 2008 by

ADJUST YOUR COLOR: THE TRUTH OF PETEY GREENE

4 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 52 minutes

2008 SLAMDANCE FEATURE FILM! The truth of Petey Greene is that he wanted people to know what he felt, what he thought about the state of the Washington, D.C. he lived in…


Posted on January 23, 2008 by

EVEN MONEY (DVD)

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 113 minutes

Don’t even bother. Go to a casino and be among real gamblers, and watch their faces and their demeanors and their hopes and their dreams. You’ll get a lot more out of that experience than by watching this…


Posted on October 10, 2007 by

TWO WEEKS (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 102 minutes

Being that this is a film where there are at least eight characters gathered together in one house, there is immediately the thought of the risk of everyone pouring out their feelings and us trapped in that same house…


Posted on October 5, 2007 by

3:10 TO YUMA (1957) (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 1957
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 92 minutes

The scenes toward the climax and the climax itself seals the greatness of the original “3:10 to Yuma”…


Posted on September 7, 2007 by

THE DIALOGUE – PAUL HAGGIS – VOL. 1.1 (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

To learn about the inner workings of Hollywood, this is where that tour is found. To try to push one’s own attempts at art out into the world, this is where to listen and learn…


Posted on August 23, 2007 by

JAKE’S CLOSET

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

2007 DANCES WITH FILMS FEATURE! This naked honesty by Ryan and this immensely talented cast in their performances, is impetus enough to hope for more…


Posted on July 8, 2007 by

FAIL SAFE (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 minutes

It was likely George Clooney’s doing that brought “Fail Safe” to CBS for the first live broadcast in 39 years…


Posted on June 6, 2007 by

GOODBYE ROLLERCOASTERS, I’M DONE.

GOODBYE ROLLERCOASTERS, I’M DONE.

At Boomer’s in Dania Beach, one Friday night some years ago, I rode their wooden rollercoaster 18 times in a row. I grew up at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, obsessing about one day riding Space Mountain after seeing the outside design of the attraction in Tomorrowland. I’m proud of that one day […]



Posted on May 20, 2007 by

DUCK

4 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! In Los Angeles, 2009, Arthur Pratt is alone, his wife recently deceased and his son dead long before that. But he’s not the only one worse off…


Posted on May 18, 2007 by

MIDNIGHT CLEAR

5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 103 minutes

“Midnight Clear” is also what should convince other indie filmmakers to hire Stephen Baldwin…


Posted on April 24, 2007 by

CATHARSIS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 12 minutes

If you’ve got a bad day going at work and the boss is a hassle as always, ignore the creature for a bit and click over to see “Catharsis”…


Posted on April 23, 2007 by

TORTILLA HEAVEN

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 95 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Oh how I wanted to like “Tortilla Heaven.” Really like it. Saturday-afternoon-movie like it…


Posted on March 21, 2007 by

BAD BOYS OF SUMMER

5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 76 minutes

…what else is there to do day after day in a society that includes bars, locks and guards?


Posted on March 8, 2007 by

INFAMOUS (DVD)

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 118 minutes

There’s a particular shot that I like a lot at the beginning of “Infamous” that, brief as it is and insignificant as it may seem, defines the film through and through…


Posted on February 26, 2007 by

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