BEAUTIFUL BOY Review

     June 3, 2011

[This review is a reprint of Bill’s review that ran during the Dallas International Film Festival] Beautiful Boy is the story of missed connections between one another. Sometimes these result in arguments or misunderstandings, while other times they go unresolved …

DIFF 2011: WILD HORSE, WILD RIDE Review

     April 22, 2011

There comes a moment in nearly every film festival where you’re not quite sure what to expect when you sit down, but by the time the credits roll you know magic was captured on screen. For me, that moment happened …

DIFF 2011: IRONCLAD Review

     April 21, 2011

Ironclad is a prime example of a thrilling adventure film that is hampered by the modern chaotic editing of its action scenes. Set in the 13th century, the movie follows a dedicated Templar (James Purefoy) that bands together with the …

DIFF: THE PRESENCE Review

     April 10, 2011

Creating an original idea and executing it are very different things. The Presence manages to succeed at giving a unique story, but its implementation leaves something to be desired. Atmosphere takes hold in director Tom Provost’s debut supernatural thriller, following …