WHAT IF Review

     August 8, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.  What If opens today in limited release.] Being a platonic friend sucks. It just does. No matter how much chemistry you have with a person, the …

TIFF 2013: THE F WORD Review

     September 8, 2013

Being a platonic friend sucks.  It just does.  No matter how much chemistry you have with a person, the relationship dynamic inevitably pushes you into a Hobson’s choice: take the less-than-ideal relationship you have or lose it entirely.  There’s not …

I GIVE IT A YEAR Review

     August 8, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 SXSW Film Festival.  I Give It a Year opens tomorrow in limited release.] Dan Mazer‘s I Give It a Year is the rom-com in reverse and two rom-coms in one. …

SXSW 2013: I GIVE IT A YEAR Review

     March 13, 2013

Dan Mazer‘s I Give It a Year is the rom-com in reverse and two rom-coms in one.  Mazer takes the difficult task of showing a marriage fall apart, and turns it into a surprisingly funny and witty comedy that never …