AFF 2014: THE CONGRESS Review

     March 31, 2014

Ari Folman‘s The Congress is a trip in more ways than one.  It’s visuals are lush and its ideas are rich.  Like Folman’s previous film, Waltz with Bashir, the writer-director isn’t using animation only as visual expression, but also bolsters …

AFF 2011: THINGS FALL APART Review

     May 4, 2011

[Things Fall Apart screened at this year’s Atlanta Film Festival.] Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson can’t act.  It’s not a slam against his character; it’s just something he can’t do.  But his lack of acting ability is an absolute killer in …

AFF 2011: TERRI Review

     April 29, 2011

[Terri screened as the opening night film of this year’s Atlanta Film Festival.  It will be released in theaters on July 1st] The coming-of-age genre has become so tired and packed with quirk that the majority of recent indie films …