White Boy Rick

Release: Friday, September 14, 2018 →Theater Written by: Andy Weiss; Noah and Logan Miller Directed by: Yann Demange In his piece for the New York Observer, the innately likable Rex Reed writes of the White Boy Rick experience: “I can think of no reason any bright, witty or halfway sophisticated movie lover — or otherwise normal person —Continue reading “White Boy Rick”

Don’t Breathe

Release: Friday, August 26, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Fede Álvarez; Rodo Sayagues Directed by: Fede Álvarez Don’t Breathe, the sophomore effort from Uruguayan director Fede Álvarez, is what you’d get if you expanded into a full-length feature that scene from The Silence of the Lambs in which Buffalo Bill stalks a terrified Clarice Starling with night vision goggles whileContinue reading “Don’t Breathe”

Only Lovers Left Alive

Release: Friday, April 11, 2014 (limited) [Netflix] Written by: Jim Jarmusch Directed by: Jim Jarmusch Vampires have never seemed as hipster as they do in Jim Jarmusch’s beautifully framed and deliberately paced tale of two long-time lovers reuniting in Detroit — but in an incredible twist of fate script they have also never seemed so appealing. Tom HiddlestonContinue reading “Only Lovers Left Alive”

Brick Mansions

Release: Friday, April 25, 2014 [Theater] While the last film to feature a performance from Paul Walker is as dumb as a brick, there is something haunting, almost immortalizing left behind in the rubble of this, his final role. Maybe it’s more haunting because the last major role of his is stuck in a picture asContinue reading “Brick Mansions”

30-for-30: Bad Boys

Release: Thursday, April 17, 2014 [ESPN] Love ’em, hate ’em, you don’t even know ’em. And for most people who grew up following pro basketball in the 1980s, you didn’t give a damn about ’em, or their back-to-back championship titles in 1989 and 1990. The circle of those who actually did care barely encompassed the cityContinue reading “30-for-30: Bad Boys”