Friday, April 17 2009
Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.
Thursday, January 15 2009
Friday, October 10 2008
Again and again, Ernie (Rob Brown) faces down racist thug defenders, his singular prowess signaled by the film's slow motion and big music.
Thursday, October 9 2008
Tuesday, September 9 2008
What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.
Friday, February 22 2008
Thursday, February 7 2008
Friday, February 1 2008
John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.
Tuesday, August 3 2004
'Johnny's look,' says director David Koepp, 'mostly came from Johnny'.