Destin Daniel Cretton
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2013
5 Jan 2014 // 9:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.

//Reviews

'Short Term 12': Kids and Caretakers at Risk
23 Aug 2013 // 12:00 AM

This is a serious drama with warm, sometimes funny edges, made with an understated sense of craft.

SXSW Day 6 - Grading the Grand Jury Winners
15 Mar 2013 // 2:00 AM

Maybe the Academy could learn a thing or two from the good people at SXSW. They absolutely got one right when they chose Short Term 12 as the best of the fest (narrative category).

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

READ the article