SXSW 2013: KILIMANJARO Review

     February 10, 2015

Kilimanjaro is the weak slogan, “Life is what happens when you’re making plans,” extended to an 80 minute film.  It’s not insightful, emotional, and confuses “real” with “bland” (watching a guy discuss his vacation schedule with his boss is rarely …

Director David Brooks ATM Interview

     April 4, 2012

In the horror thriller ATM, directed by David Brooks and written by Chris Sparling (Buried), David Hargrove (Brian Geraghty) finally gets up the nerve to ask out Emily Brandt (Alice Eve) at their company Christmas party.  But, after getting saddled …

TIFF 2011: TEN YEAR Review

     September 13, 2011

People tend to freak out a little when it comes to their ten year high school reunion.  They see it as a chance to make up for past regrets, prove how well they’re doing (even if they’re not), and regress …