Drama
 
 
 
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 ...
 
 
Comedy
 

Filth – “Same Rules Apply”

Well,… I just finished watching “Filth”, and I am still a little speechless. For whatever reason, I am a person who is especially effected by movies. It’s why I love them so much. I have some strange abi...
 
 
Drama
 

Proxy – “Moms gone mad”

“Proxy” directed by Zack Parker (Scalene) and starring Joe Swanberg and Kristina Klebe starts out as one film and about half way through becomes another. I knew very little going in aside from the fact that I have l...
 

 
Drama
 

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

“The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet” is the newest film by visionary director Jean- Pierre Jeunet (Amelie, The City of Lost Children), starring Kyle Catlett as a 10 year old cartographer who leaves his family behi...