“The Post”: When Freedom Of Speech Meant Something Else

Considering the state of American politics and journalism as a whole, Steven Spielberg’s film could not be more pertinent...
Posted On 04 May 2018

Jim Henson’s “The Dark Crystal” Is A Last Hurrah For Practical Effects

In a last hurrah for practical special effects, Jim Henson gives us 1982's puppet-filled world of The Dark Crystal...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018

Antonioni’s “The Passenger” Sets Jack Nicholson’s Star Alight

Through Jack Nicholson and Maria Schneider, Michelangelo Antonioni is able to craft a film of arresting impact...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

“The Ballad Of Lefty Brown” Hands Bill Pullman His Best Role In Years

Bill Pullman and company give us a frontier story heavy on atmosphere and rich in character definition...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018

“I Kill Giants”: A Modern Day Fable Built On Darkness, Dysfunction & Fragile Family Dynamics

I Kill Giants explores family disintegration beneath the guise of mainstream entertainment...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

“Score: A Film Music Documentary” Is A Fascinating & Insightful Journey

Matt Schrader has written and directed a documentary which is endlessly fascinating, highly informative but never dry...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018

“Blade Runner 2049” Surpasses Expectations, Raises The Bar

Denis Villeneuve has achieved the impossible by tackling a benchmark sci-fi techno noir without losing its essence...
Posted On 07 Mar 2018

“Mother” Gradually Peels Away Layers Before Brilliantly Descending Into Darkness

Director Aronofsky and his collaborators have created an eerily effective thriller which thrives on misdirection and perverts point of view...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018