The Fever and the Fret is a powerful anti-bullying tale that isn’t afraid to dive into the pain and the torment victims suffer and the feeling of helplessness as those who hold social power continue to victimize them.
Albatross Soup is a documentary layered on top of a surreal animated fantasy. It’s filled with bright, bold colors and shape-shifting scenes.
This is Not Berlin is a deeply personal film; an exploration of artistic expression and finding your true self.
We Believe in Dinosaurs chronicles the building of the Ark Encounter, a new venture by The Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY and the consequent battle between the creationist and pro-science communities.
A group of friends get together to predict which celebrities will die that year. A new documentary explores how the participants play the game and how they face their own mortality.
Writer/director Martin Rodríguez Redondo’s debut feature film Marilyn tells the story of a young man struggling with his sexual identity in a society that refuses to understand or accept.
When a dinner party goes wrong, a near death experience sends four individuals into an existential crisis. A low-budget dark comedy with moments of absurdity and deep reflection.
Instant Dreams is a moody and atmospheric eulogy to a lost technology: Polaroid.
Maniac Landscapes is a hypnotic dream… a beautiful nightmare. The newest animated short horror film from filmmaker Matthew Wade.
Another indie film about the L.A. dating scene has some potential but is generally a mixed bag. The Browsing Effect is available on VOD from Gravitas Ventures.
At the recent SXSW Film Festival, I had the pleasure of chatting with the documentary filmmaker Amy C. Elliott. Her latest film Salvage had its world premiere on opening night. … Continue Reading SXSW Interview: Amy C. Elliott, director of Salvage
Directed by Aaron Fradkin, Electric Love is an enjoyable little indie about modern day dating.
SXSW festival recap and my thoughts on the experience. I answer questions submitted through Twitter.
Sister Aimee is a brilliant road trip story centered on empowered female characters and reimagines an obscure event from early 20th century American history.
Strange Negotiations is a poetic and deeply personal documentary about the loss of faith and the struggle to find oneself.
Calvache’s film is a heart-pounding thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat. It’s brilliantly directed with some terrific cinematography and excellent story telling. Lead actress Noëlle Schönwald delivers a powerful performance.