Jenn Misko works as a music promoter for a living, running her own small college radio promotion company called The Band Mom in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated with a film studies minor from Wake Forest University in 2007 (studying with noted critic and scholar Peter Brunette), and has been fastidiously maintaining a Netflix queue ever since. She's written about music before for such sites as The Tripwire (now part of The Fader), but her film criticism odyssey begins here at PopMatters.
'The Extra Man' Is Quietly Excellent | 16 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM
There’s more at play than just a museum of oddities, a completely trivial and forgettable giggle parade. When The Extra Man is hinting at an extrapolation on the subjective nature of reality and exploring the ways selfish people fail to connect with one another, it's at its best.
'Three and Out': Is This Really Supposed to Be a Comedy? | 8 Dec 2010 // 3:57 PM
Why did this UK film go straight-to-DVD in the US? I know why.
New York Film Festival: Revolución | 5 Nov 2010 // 4:00 AM
"What does the Mexican Revolution mean to you today?" Various filmmakers attempt to answer that in this series of compelling shorts.
New York Film Festival: Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff | 3 Nov 2010 // 1:30 AM
Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff is an outsider's Western. If we were looking for a female counterpart to Gus Van Sant, I think we may have found her.