MEN RAPIST

4 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 20 minutes

Packed full with disturbing, stomach-wrenching scenes and captivating acting, “Men Rapist” comes off as a non-supernatural “American Horror Story”…


Posted on July 19, 2012 by

LOOKING FOR LENNY

4 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 70 minutes

Gale’s film pieces together a terrific selection of audio footage of Bruce’s performances and some video interviews from his career with a wide array of comedians, Bruce’s friends and business partners, and other celebrities…


Posted on July 18, 2012 by

IN SEARCH OF LA CHE

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 71 minutes

“In Search of La Che” is a no-budget feature that starts off on a rough note and doesn’t get much better after that…


Posted on July 17, 2012 by

HICKS ON STICKS

5 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 117 minutes

Johnstone tells a captivating story which deserves to be seen. It’s very entertaining and absolutely worth watching…


Posted on June 21, 2012 by

BEING SOLD

4 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 88 minutes

Commenting on the desperation that comes with economic recessions and the disingenuous ways this desperation is framed by the media, “Being Sold” is an effective indie dramedy with a lot of heart…


Posted on June 20, 2012 by

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP

5 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 107 minutes

“Something from Nothing” is a must-see for real hip-hop heads…


Posted on June 15, 2012 by

UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 102 minutes

2012 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! For fans of Paul Simon’s music, and fans of “Graceland” specifically, there is a lot to enjoy here…


Posted on April 12, 2012 by

LOVE AFTER

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 8 minutes

The short is drenched in Nia Vardalos-styled voiceovers. They serve no other purpose than to tell the viewer what Jessica’s conflicts are rather than having her actions show them…


Posted on April 3, 2012 by

BUSTED WALK

4 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 13 minutes

Anyone who worked on the film should already know it’s good. It’s really good. Anyone who’s seen it should have recognized this too. There won’t be a lot of debate over the quality of Tanenbaum’s short…


Posted on April 2, 2012 by

WAY FAR GONE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 126 minutes

Why doesn’t anyone ever talk about the upsides of meth?


Posted on March 19, 2012 by

TILTING AT SKYSCRAPERS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 9 minutes

Mental illness isn’t something to laugh at. That is, unless, the mentally ill guy duct-tapes a telephone to his head and sets out into his neighborhood on a Top Secret mission armed with a plunger…


Posted on March 19, 2012 by

FLUSH WITH FEAR

2 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 7 minutes

What started as a terrible relationship drama quickly rectified itself into horror…


Posted on March 18, 2012 by

QUEEN

5 Stars
Year Released: 2012
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 22 minutes

Adam Rose directs this terrific short with a high level of skill…


Posted on March 18, 2012 by

SHREDDER

4 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

The sound quality is high, the visuals are economical but clear, and the plot works. Plus, there’s not a bad performance to be found…


Posted on February 23, 2012 by

CHOCH

4 Stars
Year Released: 2011
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

“Choch” is a slow-moving film (shot in black and white, to boot) with a lot of introspection and contemplation but all of this self-examination never comes off as boring, especially not during this terrific ending scene…


Posted on February 21, 2012 by

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