Short Ends and Leader

April 2014

‘Nymph()maniac - Vol.  2’: From Lust to Loss

Even with all its XXX gimmickry, Nymph()maniac remains grounded in character. From someone like Lars von Trier, we'd expect nothing less... and we get a lot more.


The Best (with Caveats) Animated Films

When you think animation, do you automatically think Disney, Pixar, Anime, Miyazaki, Studio Ghilbi and/or stop motion. Here are ten terrific examples that will broaden your perspective.


Skip Over ‘Sabotage’ and Watch ‘The Raid 2’ Repeatedly

No matter what the box office receipts say, The Raid 2 is of greater value (and has a higher body count) than Sabotage.


I Spy - ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

This is a genuine delight, a smart film without so much of the CG filler these movies can often contain.


March 2014

A Short Shrift to Short Films?

Can showing short and experimental films in real movie theaters be a sign of disrespect?


It’s God vs. Man vs. God in ‘Noah’

Noah is not a blasphemous anti-God screed. Instead, it's an amazing movie that misses being an all out masterpiece by one autonomous idea.


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//Mixed media
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The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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