By Cynthia Fuchs
'Monster's Ball' leans heavily on Southern Gothic torment and metaphor, as well as bizarre, if historically framed, circumstances.
Coil: Time Machines
Half Memoir / Half Tribute, 'Fetch' Attests to the Power of the Comic Form
Lee Gamble: Mnestic Pressure
Esmerine: Mechanics of Dominion
Family Flavours in Mike Leigh's 'Life is Sweet'
Bell Witch: Mirror Reaper
JD McPherson: Undivided Heart and Soul
"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.