What We Do Is Secret (Peace Arch, R)

September 12, 2008 0

There was always going to be a strike against What We Do Is Secret in that it begs the question as to whether a film about The Germs or Darby Crash was even worth anyone’s […]

The Edge of Heaven (Strand Releasing, NR)

August 27, 2008 0

It’s a feat to draw an audience’s involvement into one character, but Fatih Akin does it with six, all of whom are as elaborately sketched as they are beautifully acted.  

Baghead (Sony Pictures Classics, R)

August 22, 2008 0

Baghead expands beyond the endless chatter associated with mumblecore and creates a film where, believe it or not, things actually happen.  

Joy Division | Atrocity Exhibition

July 10, 2008 0

For Control, Williams had been toying with the idea for over ten years before a desire to work with Corbijn and to make a Joy Division film fell into place.  

Mister Lonely (IFC Films, NR)

June 13, 2008 0

Though the actual idea of Mister Lonely sounds a lot easier to swallow, I can’t help but express some disappointment in the straightforwardness and earnestness Korine takes with his film, a sedated comedy that’s both […]

Son of Rambow (Paramount Vantage, PG-13)

May 16, 2008 0

Jennings, a former music video director for Blur, Pulp, Beck and R.E.M., evokes the same playfulness of home video homage/parody as Michel Gondry, another famed video director, did with Be Kind Rewind in ways surprisingly […]

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