KUBRICK’S CUBE: INTERVIEW WITH “ROOM 237″ FILMMAKER RODNEY ASCHER

AVAILABLE ON CABLE, VOD AND ITUNES! Think Jack Torrance was tormented by inner demons in “The Shining”? Compared to the fixated folks in “Room 237,” he’s as mellow as Mister Rogers on quaaludes…

Posted on March 29, 2013 in Interviews by

I AM NOT A HIPSTER

IN LIMITED RELEASE! “I Am Not a Hipster” is the kind of film you want to see again and for as deep and personal as it feels, it’s also highly entertaining and quite funny as well…

Posted on January 11, 2013 in Reviews by

WEST OF MEMPHIS

IN LIMITED RELEASE! I can’t pretend to be some impartial reviewer capable of objective thought about all of this. I’ve followed the West Memphis Three story, and felt strongly of their innocence, for a while…

Posted on December 25, 2012 in Reviews by

BOBBY YEAH

2012 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! Seriously, this is a must see. In fact, I’ll put it in simplest possible terms and come right out and say that no one can consider themselves true film buffs if they’ve never seen one of Robert Morgan’s films…

Posted on September 23, 2012 in Reviews by

ROOM 237

2012 FANTASTIC FEST SELECTION! But at the heart of every conspiracy theorist is a desperate hope that they are right and having seen “Room 237,” I can’t completely discount every person’s take on the film or at least not every part of their insight…

Posted on September 21, 2012 in Reviews by

HELLO I MUST BE GOING

IN LIMITED RELEASE! While “Hello I Must Be Going” might not offer any life changing moral lessons, it is a glimpse into family life and relationships that any film lover can appreciate…

Posted on September 8, 2012 in Reviews by

ROBOT & FRANK

IN LIMITED RELEASE! “Robot and Frank” is cute. Frank is cute, the robot is cute, and everything they do together is cute…

Posted on August 25, 2012 in Reviews by

SLEEPWALK WITH ME

IN LIMITED RELEASE! “Sleepwalk With Me” very much reminded me of a take on “High Fidelity” with comedians instead of music snobs…

Posted on August 24, 2012 in Reviews by

MOSQUITA Y MARI

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Is there drama? Sure, of course, but this isn’t the type of indie film where everyone dies at the end or where we’re left with a cautionary tale of tragic consequences…

Posted on August 5, 2012 in Reviews by

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Unspoken sadness courses throughout the film, but humor punctuates it: not only from the many oddities on display but also Hushpuppy’s sassy ruminations…

Posted on July 13, 2012 in Reviews by

YOUR SISTER’S SISTER

It’s unusual to see sisters portrayed as loving and supportive, and it’s even more unusual to see that relationship at the center of a film…

Posted on June 22, 2012 in Reviews by

THE INVISIBLE WAR

2012 LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Basically, the message from the military to potential rape victims is: if you get raped, it’s your own fault…

Posted on June 16, 2012 in Reviews by

THE COMEDY

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL 2012 SELECTION! “The Comedy,” or its apparent alternate title “Tim and Eric’s Mumblecore Harmony Korine Movie,” is by far one of the most wildly inappropriate and pitch black comedies I’ve ever seen in my life..

Posted on June 16, 2012 in Reviews by

MEANING OF ROBOTS

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL 2012 SELECTION! Matt Lenski’s short portrait of self-proclaimed hoarder, filmmaker and custom robot-maker Mike Sullivan is as disturbing as it is memorable…

Posted on June 16, 2012 in Reviews by

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP

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

Posted on June 15, 2012 in Reviews by

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