Category: Film Reviews

GAME Film Review

AJ Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the varsity basketball tryouts for the new season and makes quite an impression, so much that some veterans feel threatened, especially the star of the team whose bullying can match his inflated ego. We know how teens can act immaturely. Is AJ up to the challenge?

THE DEPARTURE Film Review

THE DEPARTURE aka ODEJSCIE is Director Lana Wilson’s sublime visual journal about a motorcycle-riding Rinzai Zen priest who is internationally known as a virtual, one-man, suicide prevention hotline in Japan.

SUPER DARK TIMES Film Review

The opening sequence for this viscerally stunning, allegorical tour de force about the millennials of a white, suburban Upstate New York town will make audiences shudder. A presage of the shuddering to follow.

BRIGSBY BEAR Film Review

Now playing at the Landmark Theater In lower Manhattan Directed by Dave McCary Written by Kevin Costello and Kyle Mooney Starring Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Jane Adams, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Greg Kinnear, Kate Lyn Sheil, Ryan…

Meet the Real People of DETROIT

YouTube Vignettes Courtesy Annapurna Pictures The verisimilitude of the film is stunning and audiences will feel as if they are eye witnesses. A report of gunshots near a National Guard staging area during the week of a violent urban uprising…

DETROIT Film Review

DETROIT belongs to that pantheon of films – narrative as well as documentary – successfully addressing, or earnestly trying to address, the enormity of America’s racist and bigoted nature. This reviewer believes the challenges and risks are greater for commercial…

THE SKYJACKERS TALE Film Review

  Director Jamie Kastner’s tour de force opened in New York City June 30, New Orleans four days ago and is scheduled for Santa Monica three days from now, so, the late publishing of this review back here in the…