Drama
 
 
 
Drama
 

“It Felt Like Love” – An intimate look at sexual discovery and unrequited love

Written and directed by: Eliza Hittman Starring: Gina Piersanti, Giovanna Salameni, and Ronen Rubenstein I am going to come out of the gate fast on this review. “It Felt Like Love” is one of the most well written an...
 
 
Comedy
 

“C.O.G.”

Written by: Kyle Patrick Alvarez (based on the essay by David Sedaris) Directed by: Kyle Patrick Alvarez Starring: Jonathan Groff, Denis O’Hare, and Corey Stoll In the beginning of “C.O.G.” we meet a young, di...
 
 
Drama
 

“Dead Man’s Burden” – Everyone has a past

Written and directed by: Jared Moshe Starring: Clare Bowen, Barlow Jacobs, and David Call In “Dead Man’s Burden”, Barlow Jacobs (“The Master”) plays Wade McCurry, a young man who finds his way home...
 

 
Comedy
 

“Happy Christmas” – Joe Swanberg does his best Lena Dunham, and it works pretty well.

Written and directed by: Joe Swanberg Starring: Anna Kendrick, Joe Swanberg, Melanie Lynskey, and Lena Dunham “Happy Christmas” is the newest film from writer/ director Joe Swanberg (“Drinking Buddies”)....
 
 
Drama
 

“Dark Arc” – The strange obsession over permanent visual memories.

  Written and directed by: Dan Zukovic Starring: Sarah Strange, Dan Zukovic, and Kurt Max Runte Lately, I have been watching a long list of films that are very “Love, hate” and “Dark Arc” is no exce...
 
 
Action
 

“Cold in July” – Jim Mickle does it again.

  Written by: Nick Damici (based on the novel by Joe R. Lansdale) Directed by: Jim Mickle Starring: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson, and Vinessa Shaw Jim Mickle (“We Are What We Are”, “Stakeland...
 

 
Drama
 

Throw Back Thursday – “Little Children”

  Written by: Todd Field and Tom Perrotta (based on the novel by Tom Perratta) Directed by: Todd Field Starring: Patrick Wilson, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, and Jackie Earle Haley In the incredibly under-appreciated &...
 
 
Drama
 

“Devil’s Knot” – Good but not great feature film on the West Memphis Three case

  Written by – Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson (Based on the novel by Mara Leveritt) Directed – by Atom Egoyan Starring – Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, and James Hamrick “Devil’s K...
 
 
Drama
 

Manic Monday review – “Broken Embraces” and “Visitor Q”

  Today, I woke up in the mood for some good foreign film watching. I took a while trying to choose two films that would be worlds apart (in the spirit of manic Monday). I narrowed it down to two movies that indeed are ext...
 

 
Drama
 

Only Lovers Left Alive

Before I get this review started, I want to go on record and say that I have always loved Jim Jarmusch’s films. From “Down By Law” to “Limits of Control” I have at least liked every movie of his I ...