Burnt

Release: Friday, October 30, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Steven Knight; Michael Kalesniko Directed by: John Wells Brad Cooper is a dish best served cold in this kitchen drama, starring him as a lunatic chef in what seems to be the pinnacle of culinary kick-assery in downtown London. There’s not much fat on these bones but Cooper and some ofContinue reading “Burnt”

Clinger

Release: Friday, October 23, 2015 (limited) [Vimeo] Written by: Michael Steves, Gabi Chennisi, Bubba Fish Directed by: Michael Steves This review is my third contribution to Mr. Rumsey’s Film Related Musings. I’d like to thank James for providing me the opportunity to take a look at this film. Clinger tells a story about an obsessive young man who, after losing his life inContinue reading “Clinger”

Oculus

Release: Friday, April 11, 2014 [Theater] So there I am, in the middle of a crowded movie theater, sweaty with anticipation and feeling particularly crotchety with my ever-increasing skepticism towards what was about to be put before my eyes. Able to stuff those concerns down in the cup-holder, I instead choose to embrace this new opportunity to feel my thoughtsContinue reading “Oculus”

Tim’s Vermeer

Release: Friday, January 31, 2014 (limited) [Theater] Tim’s Vermeer is the documentary that does not discriminate. It does not care how far-removed a viewer is from their high school art course, nor about how much the stigma attached to a genre like ‘art documentary’ limits the potential total audience. Despite a title that might suggest somethingContinue reading “Tim’s Vermeer”

Blue Jasmine

Release: Friday, July 26, 2013 (limited) [Theater] Blue Jasmine is the film that has officially given me a reason to side with some harsh detractors of the Woody Allen school of film. Provided that I’ve only seen two of his films (To Rome With Love being the other) I can’t say definitively whether I fully embraceContinue reading “Blue Jasmine”