The Best Films from Tribeca 2016 [UPDATED]

     April 28, 2016

We present two trios of films—three with distribution and three that still seek distributors—that should be on your cinephile radar. The best of the fest vary from a Shia LaBeouf documentary about love, to Mackenzie Davis losing her womanly bearings, to a Gillian Jacobs double feature.

IN A WORLD… Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.  In a World…opens today in limited release.] I usually like movies that have some sense of structure and pacing. If they don’t have these qualities, then I …

Sundance 2013: IN A WORLD… Review

     February 10, 2015

I usually like movies that have some sense of structure and pacing.  If they don’t have these qualities, then I like these films to be truly daring and outside-the-box.  Lake Bell‘s In a World… is a rambling mess of a …

Michel Hazanavicius Eyes Director’s Chair for Demetri Martin Comedy WILL

     August 29, 2012

Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) has shown interest in helming Will, a dormant project scripted by Demetri Martin (Late Night with Conan O’Brien).  When last we reported on this picture, Paul Rudd and Zach Galifianakis were attached to co-star with Little Miss Sunshine directors Valerie Ferris and Jonathan Dayton on board and …

TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT Review

     April 5, 2011

Do you remember the 80s?  Of course you do.  Everyone remembers the 80s even if you didn’t live through them.  It was pop-art made flesh and then made neon.  There were bright colors, exuberant clothes, and if your song didn’t …