YOU’RE NEXT Review

     August 22, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the Toronto International Film Festival.  You’re Next opens tomorrow.] Adam Wingard‘s You’re Next is the home invasion horror sub-genre played to near-perfection. Through a terrific blend of setting, characters, pacing, and creative …

UPSTREAM COLOR Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.  Upstream Color opens today in limited release.] With Primer and his latest film Upstream Color, writer-director Shane Carruth has clearly established a unique cinematic voice. With the …

Sundance 2013: UPSTREAM COLOR Review

     February 10, 2015

With Primer and his latest film Upstream Color, writer-director Shane Carruth has clearly established a unique cinematic voice.  With the exception of a few filmmakers, Carruth demands every ounce of his audience’s attention.  It’s great to have a filmmaker like …