The Night Clerk

Release: Friday, February 21, 2020  →Netflix Written by: Michael Cristofer Directed by: Michael Cristofer The problem with The Night Clerk is not its depiction of a developmental disorder or that it tries to be two movies in one. It’s that those two elements — character study cum genre film — don’t properly coalesce. It works actually quite well asContinue reading “The Night Clerk”

Experimenter

Release: Friday, October 16, 2015 (limited) [Theater] Written by: Michael Almereyda  Directed by: Michael Almereyda When all is said and done Experimenter feels like a strange dream you had one night, some semblance of ideas and imagery that hits you kaleidoscopically. Michael Almereyda’s biopic about controversial American social psychologist Stanley Milgram is hypnotic, and to a fault, but it stillContinue reading “Experimenter”

Chef

Release: Friday, May 9, 2014 (limited) [Theater] THE USE OF THIS VERY BAD MOVIE POSTER IS INTENTIONAL. IS THIS THE WORST MOVIE POSTER OF THE YEAR? Finding his full-time position as an under-appreciated bodyguard to the world’s most famous egomaniac, Tony Stark, to be a complete chore, Jon Favreau recognizes that the time is now toContinue reading “Chef”