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 …

Sundance 2011: RED STATE Review

     February 19, 2011

Confidence is a crucial quality in a filmmaker.  Unlike the artistic expression of a painting or a novel, a film requires marshaling a small army to execute thousands of decisions in order to achieve a filmmaker’s vision.  Kevin Smith is …

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Blu-ray Review

     March 27, 2015

As a child of the 1980’s, it’s been funny to watch the majority of the entertainment of that era either sequelized or remade. Whether it’s trying to emulate John Hughes’s tone in a teen driven romantic comedy, or the Indiana …

First Images from THE WARD and BEAUTIFUL BOY

     May 8, 2015

Continuing our first-look image series of movies playing at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, we have images from John Carpenter’s The Ward starring Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Jared Harris, and Lyndsy Fonseca.  The Ward is Carpenter’s first …

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