2014 Sundance Film Festival Shorts: Good Recon For Aspiring Filmmakers

Good recon for aspiring short-film maestros, the current Sundance collection brings a…

    Tue Dec 30th, 2014 4:00pm By Jonathan Kiefer

“Food Chains”: Injustice by the Pound

Here's another appetite-spoiling exposé on how America feeds itself, and fails to.…

    Tue Nov 25th, 2014 4:20pm By Jonathan Kiefer

“Rocks in My Pockets”: A Family HIstory of Mental Illness, Told in Cartoon

Signe Bauman's animated film looks quite a lot like you'd expect a…

    Tue Nov 18th, 2014 6:00pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Young Ones”: In the Future, Drought Is the Biggest Problem, Along with Courtship, Apparently

The first truly striking detail in writer-director Jake Paltrow's sci-fi-western whatsit —…

    Tue Oct 28th, 2014 4:20pm By Jonathan Kiefer

“#Stuck”: The Innocent One-Night-Stand Is Complicated by the Villainous Morning Commute

Stuart Archer's #Stuck is a decent example of how cinematic a movie…

    Tue Oct 7th, 2014 5:00pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Abuse of Weakness”: The Strange Allure of Really Bad People

There's something alluring about the darkness. It can lead to choosing to…

    Tue Sep 30th, 2014 4:20pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“20,000 Days on Earth”: Nick Cave Controls His Destiny

For a self-styled goth-punk gargoyle, Nick Cave has aged magnificently. Now 56,…

    Tue Sep 23rd, 2014 4:20pm By Jonathan Kiefer

“God Help the Girl”: Belle and Sebastian (the Band), the Movie

Written and directed by Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch, God Help…

    Tue Sep 9th, 2014 4:25pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Kink”: Getting Behind the Dungeon Door of a Local Business

An important thing to know going into the documentary being promoted as…

    Tue Aug 12th, 2014 4:30pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Heli”: A Love Story About the Mexican Drug War

Beginning with distributor Nodream-Mantarraya's logo of a man sitting in the waves…

    Tue Aug 5th, 2014 4:25pm By Sherilyn Connelly