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

THE DO-DECA-PENTATHLON

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Even a sub-par Duplass film is still better than most mainstream comedies…

Posted on July 6, 2012 in Reviews by

LA CAMIONETA – THE JOURNEY OF ONE AMERICAN SCHOOL BUS

2012 LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! While I am open to most ideas for films, I have to admit that I was dubious about watching a film about the life of a school bus once it is retired from active service…

Posted on June 17, 2012 in Reviews by

JEFF

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL 2012 SELECTION! The film doesn’t depict Jeffrey Dahmer’s human side, but rather, it shows a very detailed picture of the mask of humanity which he wore every day…

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

SUN DON’T SHINE

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL 2012 SELECTION! I can look past many character faults in a compelling story. But there is just something about Crystal that rubs me the wrong way…

Posted on June 15, 2012 in Reviews by

TUMBLEWEED!

OAK CLIFF FILM FESTIVAL 2012 SELECTION! “Tumbleweed!” is everything that is wonderful about the short filmmaking format; it contains a clever, unique vision best portrayed in a tight, short snippet…

Posted on June 15, 2012 in Reviews by

SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED

It has a lot of things going go for it… How can you go wrong? Turns out you can’t…

Posted on June 8, 2012 in Reviews by

GOD BLESS AMERICA

Goldthwait’s distinctive style should leave no one questioning the value of this comedian/actor-turned-filmmaker. He ponders his art and has the ability to execute ideas…

Posted on May 21, 2012 in Reviews by

COMPLIANCE

2012 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! It will upset you and intrigue you and make you want to talk about it and learn more. To me, that’s a great piece of filmmaking and a powerful piece of art…

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Reviews by

TCHOUPITOULAS

2012 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! It’s almost stream-of-consciousness in its delivery, and I feel that the best way to experience this film would be in a theater, where the screen and sound can surround and envelop you…

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Reviews by

WOLF

2012 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! While any movie with similar subject matter as “Wolf” can ofttimes be heavy handed in its morality, I found that Smith has done a fine job of showing a sense of restraint and kept his film grounded in a tight sense of reality…

Posted on April 13, 2012 in Reviews by

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

It’s immensely smart, filled to the brim with clever humor and even in it’s most gory moments, never treads too far into dark territory, instead keeping it light and a joy to watch…

Posted on April 12, 2012 in Reviews by

UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

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 in Reviews by

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