Thursday, July 17 2014
"The rangers risk their lives every day because of their hope for the park, and the hope that this amazing place promises for Eastern Congo."
Friday, July 11 2014
Walter Hill's talkiest action film boasts one of his best stories, but isn't the forgotten classic one might hope for.
Tuesday, June 17 2014
This is an excellent, engrossing amalgamation of the history of Bettie Page.
Wednesday, June 11 2014
As the cynosure of the counterculture, Eve Babitz knew everybody worth knowing; slept with everybody worth sleeping with and better still, made herself felt in every encounter.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
God Loves Uganda exists to educate and enrage; it paints a clear portrait of good versus evil.
Tuesday, May 13 2014
Shelter Island is the sort of film that can take audiences who know nothing about art or care nothing for it and make them feel something.
Thursday, December 19 2013
The rare documentary that captures its subjects honestly while revealing the filmmakers' intentions with candor and humor, Le joli mai continues to charm and enlighten a half-century on.
Monday, October 7 2013
Culture, civility, and empathy. When crafted with the elegance and care of Beyond Good & Evil, videogames exceed every arbitrary 'requirement' for Art demanded by those who would deny them worth.
Friday, September 13 2013
The documentary Salinger does a decent job of filling in the blanks of the writer's already examined life. What it doesn't do is answer the most important question surrounding the scribe's life. Why?
Tuesday, August 20 2013
From cinematography to editing, each episode of Breaking Bad feels meticulously crafted, the director's authorial hand ever present to lead the viewer through the story. Every shot is as precise and deliberate a storytelling tool as the scriptwriting or the actors" performances.