JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

I have yet to embrace fully the mumblecore genre. I want to love it, having come of age as a filmmaker working on the indies of the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, but perhaps that is my problem: I see …

SXSW 2012: THE DO-DECA-PENTATHLON Review

     May 15, 2012

Jay and Mark Duplass don’t really go dark or deep with their movies.  Most of their films look at a family dynamic by introducing a strange but not outlandish hook, and then let the performances and heartwarming story carry the …

TIFF 2011: JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME Review

     September 16, 2011

The Duplass Brothers’ Jeff, Who Lives at Home opens on a terrific note by bashing the silliness of M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs.  Unfortunately, that’s about as hilarious and insightful as Jeff gets.  While the lead performances are solid and there …