THE DROP Review | TIFF 2014

     September 6, 2014

Michaël R. Roskam’s 2011 feature Bullhead was bold, proactive, and powerfully original.  It was a thoughtful meditation on masculinity as it relates to both sexuality and violence.  Sadly, his follow-up, The Drop, is a shrug of a picture that lacks …

BLOOD TIES Review

     March 21, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.  Blood Ties opens today in limited release.] There’s no prequel to Blood Ties, but perhaps there should be. It could provide a reason to give a …