MUM

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 7 minutes

A blend of stop-motion and computer animation, “MuM” makes for a more effective mood piece than a narrative…


Posted on May 17, 2000 by

NUMBER 13

NUMBER 13
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 1997
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 8 minutes

As spaghetti western music twangs on the soundtrack, the lonesome paletero pushes his cart of frozen fruit bars through the barrios of Tucson, Arizona…


Posted on May 17, 2000 by

INBRED REDNECKS

2 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

When a movie comes billed as a “cockfightin’, beer-drinkin’, ass-whoopin’ good time,” it’s got a lot to live up to…


Posted on May 17, 2000 by

SPORTING DOG

The set-up is classic in its simplicity. Michæl Harrison owes $25,000 to the mob by the end of the day. If he doesn’t pay up in time, the debt balloons up to $200,000…



Posted on April 27, 2000 by

CAN’T GET A PIECE OF MIND

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 62 minutes

Dan Smiley doesn’t look like a rock-and-roller. A potato-faced middle-aged man in thick glasses and a button-down shirt, Smiley is a mainstay of the Cleveland club scene, performing under various aliases such as Supie-T and Superstar Dan the Man…


Posted on April 27, 2000 by

PLEASE KILL MR. KINSKI

PLEASE KILL MR. KINSKI
3 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 9 minutes

In case Werner Herzog’s “My Best Fiend” didn’t quite satisfy your appetite for horror stories about the late Klaus Kinski, this short documentary by schlock director David Schmoeller (“Puppetmaster”, “The Arrival”) will serve nicely as an after-dinner mint…


Posted on April 18, 2000 by

BIBLE MADNESS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 103 minutes

If Kevin Smith had made “Dogma” as his no-budget debut instead of “Clerks”, the result might have been something like “Bible Madness”…


Posted on April 18, 2000 by

BLACK PEOPLE HATE ME AND THEY HATE MY GLASSES

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

This film is fast, funny and fluid — though the narrative skips breathlessly around in time, we never lose the thread…


Posted on April 18, 2000 by

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