DETROPIA

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL U.S. DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SELECTION! “Detropia” is a fascinating look at where our country is headed, not where it might be headed…

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Reviews by

PAYBACK

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SELECTION! These are all intriguing stories (some more than others) but the lack of a through-line left me feeling a little free-falling at times…

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Reviews by

YOUNG & WILD

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD DRAMATIC FEATURES SELECTION! “Young & Wild” impresses from the get-go by establishing itself as an indie film that is going to be as raw and real as that independence would imply…

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Reviews by

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHTS SELECTION! This hopeless, dirty, consumptive world is what makes the book so interesting, and what this adaptation capitalizes on…

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Reviews by

ABOUT THE PINK SKY

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD DRAMATIC FEATURES SELECTION! It simply wanders aimlessly for far longer than it needs to, neither arriving anywhere interesting nor taking any worthwhile detours along the way…

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Reviews by

THE D WORD: UNDERSTANDING DYSLEXIA

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL DOC PREMIERES SELECTION! If I were dyslexic, particularly at a younger age when one is known to feel all alone in the universe, I’d appreciate this documentary so much more for both trying to educate the ignorant and keeping such a positive perspective…

Posted on January 21, 2012 in Reviews by

THE LAW IN THESE PARTS

2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WORLD DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SELECTION! The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip has long been a complicated and divisive issue. I’m not going to pretend that I understand it entirely, and I’m definitely not going to pretend that I can speak authoritatively about it…

Posted on January 21, 2012 in Reviews by

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