Jane Got a Gun

Release: Friday, January 29, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Brian Duffield; Anthony Tambakis; Joel Edgerton Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Call it a troubled production but don’t call it a complete misfire. Though it may be a few shoot-outs… Continue reading

The House on Pine Street

Release: Friday, February 27, 2015 (limited)  [Vimeo] Written by: Aaron Keeling; Austin Keeling; Natalie Jones Directed by: Aaron Keeling; Austin Keeling This piece is my latest contribution to Mr. Rumsey’s Film Related Musings. As always James, thanks for hooking this one… Continue reading

30-for-30: Angry Sky

Release: Thursday, July 30, 2015 [Netflix] Directed by: Jeff Tremaine Tom Petty wrote a song once called “Learning to Fly.” One lyric in particular stands out: ‘Coming down is the hardest thing.’ The song’s harmless… Continue reading

Room

Release: Friday, October 16, 2015 (limited) [Theater] Written by: Emma Donoghue Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson Spoiler Alert How does one begin to describe a film like Room? Do I write a poem? Do I send Lenny… Continue reading

Because Oscar Said So: Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Because Oscar Said So (B.O.S.S. for short) is yet another first for DSB. In years past I haven’t spent much time going into detail about the major categories recognized at the Oscars ceremony, particularly the… Continue reading

Bound to Vengeance

Release: Friday, June 26, 2015 (limited) [Netflix] Written by: Rock Shaink Jr.; Keith Kjornes Directed by: José Manuel Cravioto Bound to Vengeance is bound to suffer a short life of critical derision and audience dissatisfaction before falling… Continue reading

People Places Things

Release: Friday, August 15, 2015 (limited) [Netflix] Written by: James C. Strouse Directed by: James C. Strouse This is another one for you, Mom. Bittersweet comedy features Jemaine Clement calibrating his typical absurdist humor to bring warmth… Continue reading

World of Tomorrow

Release: March 31, 2015 (Vimeo) [Netflix] Written by: Don Hertzfeldt Directed by: Don Hertzfeldt This is for my Mom.  Profundity runs rampant in Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short film, World of Tomorrow. While a departure from his painstakingly… Continue reading

Deborah Karen Little – a Tribute to my mother

I’m looking out my bedroom window right now and watching as the world is slowly consumed by white. Winter storm Jonas has gripped the eastern coast and particularly the north eastern states since… Continue reading

Because Oscar Said So: Best Supporting Actor Nominees

Because Oscar Said So (B.O.S.S. for short) is yet another first for DSB. In years past I haven’t spent much time going into detail about the major categories recognized at the Oscars ceremony,… Continue reading