In my lifetime, no New Year’s Eve has felt more enormous, more life-changing, more open to possibilities than NYE 1999. Take out the fact that it was a tumultuous time for me personally, the whole world was unsure if all… Read More ›
Gunpowder & Sky
“It Takes Three” adapts the story of “Cyrano de Bergerac” with an ‘80s rom-com swagger.
The biggest reason to stop telling people what films they should love or hate is primarily due to its icky gatekeeping factor, but, secondarily, there’s no telling what people will connect to and when. There are as many people out… Read More ›
Refreshing political doc “Kid Candidate” goes beyond the unconventional candidacy to call out corruption in local government. [SXSW Film Festival]
NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation has a running gag about “Ice Town,” the winter sports complex that series regular Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) tried to build when he was miraculously elected mayor of his hometown at the age of 18…. Read More ›
Thriller “Sea Fever” unsettles, yet is somehow optimistic.
When writer-director Neasa Hardiman originally crafted the new suspense-thriller, creature-feature hybrid Sea Fever, it is highly unlikely that she could have forecasted its remarkable relevance to the current state of the world. With the pandemic of COVID-19 impacting the daily… Read More ›
Coming To Theaters: June 2019
Summer may not officially kick off until June 21st, but the movies hitting theaters don’t know that. June brings with it films small (actor Seth Green’s directorial feature debut Changeland) and large (Men in Black: International), each competing for your… Read More ›
Gather round and hear the heroic tale of “When Jeff Tried to Save the World”.
Little day-to-day triumphs often mean more in the long run than any big win. Sure, big wins are more noticeable, but the victories which come from plugging away, day after day, the ones which bring comfort when the struggles come,… Read More ›
Do your soul some good and let your “Hearts Beat Loud”.
Contained within director Brett Haley’s little indie darling, Hearts Beat Loud, resides an indomitable, overflowing joy. It’s unexpected, wondrous, and bound to fill your soul up until it, too, overflows. Sweet without being saccharine, loving without being profane, pure without… Read More ›
Coming to Theaters: June 2018
And like that, May’s coming to a close. But with one month ending, a new month arrives and June is bringing the thunder. The following short-list of twenty-two films doesn’t even break the surface of what’s coming available for audiences –… Read More ›
Sociopaths are all the rage in ‘Tragedy Girls’.
Last October audiences were inundated by interesting films that drew them in a multitude of directions. Blade Runner 2049, The Florida Project, The Foreigner, and The Square all hit cinemas small and large, so it’d be hard to blame anyone… Read More ›