GOD’S POCKET Review

     May 9, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  God’s Pocket opens today in limited release.] Following around sad characters does not make a story poignant. It does not make it sorrowful or deep or compassionate.  …

GOD’S POCKET Review

     January 18, 2014

Following around sad characters does not make a story poignant.  It does not make it sorrowful or deep or compassionate.  In his feature directing debut, John Slattery has filled a tank with dirty water so his talented actors can swim …

BYZANTIUM Review

     June 28, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.  Byzantium opens today in limited release.] The possibilities of the vampire story have become increasingly limited. The story has been around for so long, and has …

Fantastic Fest 2012: ANTIVIRAL Review

     September 21, 2012

When I’m in the checkout line at the supermarket, and I see all of the celebrity magazines, I’m confused.  People who would buy those magazines and tabloids don’t seem to realize that celebrities are strangers.  If Brad Pitt and Angelina …