Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tabloid

Director Errol Morris, famous for his documentaries like “The Thin Blue Line” and “The Fog of War,” has delivered another excellent film entitled, “Tabloid.” Telling the tale of the former model who was accused of kidnapping and sexually enslaving a … Continue reading

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Shut Up! Little Man

The curious documentary film “Shut Up! Little Man, An Audio Misadventure,” is quite unlike anything you have ever seen. Chronicling the unlikely cult history of a series of audio recordings, cassette tapes of politically-incorrect neighbors and their drunken rants, the … Continue reading

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Brighton Rock

 Who says noir is dead? The brilliant, yet dark film “Brighton Rock” is both haunting and devastating, and proves it isn’t. Based on Grahame Greene’s 1938 novel, which was the basis for the 1947 film previously, this new adaptation retains … Continue reading

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30 Minutes or Less – Film review

 The summer of the “R” rated comedy continues this week with the release of 30 Minutes or Less, a film from director Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland). Stocked with quality comedy faces including Danny McBride, Nick Swardson and Parks and Recreation’s Aziz … Continue reading

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The Robber – Film Review

The Austrian-German film “The Robber” is compelling on a number of fronts. Initially, due to its genesis— it’s the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a world class marathon runner with a bad habit of robbing banks at gunpoint. But also … Continue reading

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The Change Up – Film Review

It would be easy to write off the new film “The Change Up,” as a “Freaky Friday” for adults, or an R-rated take on the classic body switch comedy, but in fact it is a strand in the rise of … Continue reading

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Project Nim – Film Review

I just need one word to describe the documentary film Project Nim — devastating. Like a Greek tragedy, this film unspools with a rogue cast of characters who, in a failed science experiment, managed to play god, and fail in … Continue reading

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