PROJECT NIM DVD Review

     February 10, 2015

With British documentary maker James Marsh’s often wild mix of genuine footage and re-creations, in lesser hands his movies could easily slip into something approaching an episode of Cops.  But luckily, as he proved with the Oscar-winning Man on a …

Top 10 Films of 2011

     February 11, 2015

Between festivals and theatrical releases, I saw over 100 new films this year.  Some were awful, some were good, and some were mediocre.  And then there were the movies that stayed with me, and more importantly, held up on repeat …

PROJECT NIM Review

     May 31, 2014

[This review is a re-post of the review I posted at Sundance.  I’m re-posting it because Project Nim opens in theaters today and it’s one of the best films I’ve seen all year.] What separates men from beasts?  What at …