TERRI Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

It’s rare to find a film that delves, with minimal flinching, into what it means to be an outcast. Most of the time, such explorations are tempered with a healthy dose of quirk and whimsy (see: Lars & the Real …

Director Azazel Jacobs Interview TERRI

     July 6, 2011

Terri is a familiar coming-of-age story, but director Azazel Jacobs (who previously did Momma’s Man and The Good Times Kid) puts his personal spin on it by looking for the idiosyncrasies in each character. I had the opportunity to sit …

John C. Reilly and Jacob Wysocki Interview TERRI

     June 30, 2011

With Terri opening in limited release this weekend, I recently had the chance to chat with the actors as well as director Azazel Jacobs (Momma’s Man). The story, crafted out of exchanges between short story writer Patrick Dewitt (Ablutions) and …

AFF 2011: TERRI Review

     April 29, 2011

[Terri screened as the opening night film of this year’s Atlanta Film Festival.  It will be released in theaters on July 1st] The coming-of-age genre has become so tired and packed with quirk that the majority of recent indie films …

2011 Sundance Film Festival In-Competition Line-Up Announced

     December 3, 2010

The films playing in-competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival have been announced.  Some of this year’s competitors include Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut Higher Ground, Paddy Considine’s feature directorial debut Tyrannosaur, Matthew Chapman’s thriller The Ledge, Michael Rapaport’s documentary Beats, …