AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS Review

     August 16, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.  Ain’t Them Bodies Saints opens today in limited release.] David Lowery‘s confident feature Ain’t Them Bodies Saints lives between old life and a new beginning; between past …

Sundance 2013: AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS Review

     January 25, 2013

David Lowery‘s confident feature Ain’t Them Bodies Saints lives between old life and a new beginning; between past crimes and future punishment; between the intimate and the distant.  But for me, the emotions fall through the beautiful cinematography, lyrical music, …

COWBOYS & ALIENS Review

     July 28, 2011

Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens is the equivalent of putting chocolate and peanut butter together and getting a rice cake.  Westerns can be great, sci-fi can be wonderful, and yet the attempt to bring them together has resulted in a …

DEADWOOD: THE COMPLETE SERIES Blu-Ray Review

     January 31, 2011

There’s a bitter pill to swallow in owning the Deadwood complete series on Blu-ray. One of the best shows ever to be on television, Deadwood ends unceremoniously. There is no sense of closure, there is no sense of a finished …