SUPER

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 96 minutes

2011 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL HEADLINERS SELECTION! It’s clear that Gunn has a knack for taking the popular and twisting it on its ass, trying to expose the dark underside. “Super,” his latest effort continues this tradition and quite successfully…


Posted on March 20, 2011 by

CONVENTO

3 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 56 minutes

2011 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL EMERGING VISIONS SELECTION! A metallic ant sits in an outdoor walkway, head twisting and listening for its next prey; it’s a Nine Inch Nails video beset in some of the most beautiful backgrounds you can imagine…


Posted on March 17, 2011 by

COLD SWEAT (SUDOR FRIO)

4 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

2011 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL SXFANTASTIC SELECTION! Director Adrián García Bogliano has created a thrill ride that walks the line between thriller and a horror film with some genuinely funny comedic moments…


Posted on March 16, 2011 by

EL BULLI – COOKING IN PROGRESS

5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 108 minutes

2011 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL SXGLOBAL SELECTION! “El Bulli – Cooking in Progress,” for discriminating food fans and those who seek more than the trite shows on cable, offers a gorgeous inside look at one of the most widely regarded restaurants, and one of the most intriguing and creative chefs, in the world…


Posted on March 14, 2011 by

LITTLE DEATHS

3 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

2011 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL SXFANTASTIC SELECTION! “Little Deaths” is not for those easily offended by shots of penises, female nudity, gore, graphic sexual situations, or violence…


Posted on March 12, 2011 by

RUBBER

4 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 85 minutes

2010 PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! “Rubber” is not for everyone but Dupieux has created a movie with an emotional connection with an inanimate object while delivering plenty of laughs and succeeding as a feature length movie…


Posted on October 17, 2010 by

RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE

5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

2010 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! Helander has produced a beautifully shot, superbly acted, and all around wonderful movie…


Posted on October 2, 2010 by

LET ME IN

4 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 105 minutes

When I first heard of a remake of my beloved film, I was straight opposed to it. How could anyone top the subtle and romantic story we already had from Tomas Alfredson? They haven’t, but what we do get is as good of a remake as I feel could have been and one I feel no shame in recommending…


Posted on October 1, 2010 by

THE DEAD

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

2010 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! I admire the The Fords for creating a zombie film that actually is the closest thing I’ve seen on screen to a World War Z inspired world. And while the hardships endured to create “The Dead” are admirable, shamefully the payoff leaves one wanting more…


Posted on September 30, 2010 by

BUNRAKU

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 118 minutes

2010 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! “Bunraku” is a mixture of many styles, some of which work and some that don’t…


Posted on September 27, 2010 by

SOUND OF NOISE

5 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 102 minutes

2010 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! When music is at the center of a movie its important for it to excel and in “Sound of Noise,” it does. Every session is a treat of varying rhythms, styles and sounds…


Posted on September 26, 2010 by

IRON MAN 2

4 Stars
Year Released: 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 124 minutes

Favreau and crew have given us the first big, fun popcorn movie of the summer and one I cannot wait to revisit again…


Posted on May 7, 2010 by

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