"MAKING STILL GREEN" MID-SEASON REVIEW

4BIA

HEAVY METAL IN BAGHDAD (DVD)

"A WINK AND A SMILE": INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR DEIRDRE TIMMONS

THE FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DEBUT

VICIOUS CIRCLE

HIGH AND LOW: CRITERION COLLECTION (DVD)

THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE

STEP BROTHERS

SATANTANGO (DVD)

"MAKING STILL GREEN" MID-SEASON REVIEW

We’re halfway to the end of the “Making Still Green” filmmaking web series, and it’s time to take a look back at the first half…

4BIA

It’s a shame that probably no one reading this will ever see it with an audience…

HEAVY METAL IN BAGHDAD (DVD)

If you see a better documentary this year, I’d be interested to know about it, as this one will be hard to match…

"A WINK AND A SMILE": INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR DEIRDRE TIMMONS

Sometimes it feels like burlesque is an art form lost to a new era of too much reveal, not enough tease. Luckily, it’s not lost yet, and Film Threat talks to filmmaker Deirdre Timmons about her revealing documentary about the thriving Seattle burlesque scene…

VICIOUS CIRCLE

I know “Vicious Circle” is trying to tell a serious story here, but it’s so much like an “After School Special” that I couldn’t help but laugh…

HIGH AND LOW: CRITERION COLLECTION (DVD)

It’s easy to forget sometimes that Akira Kurosawa was a great filmmaker, not just someone who made great samurai movies. “High and Low” demonstrates his range of ability as he tackles a police procedural set in early 1960s Japan…

THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE

From the fan’s perspective, myself included, “The X-Files: I Want to Believe” is akin to one of the stand-alone episodes of the series, where “the mythology,” the government alien conspiracy, was set aside. A lot of those episodes have been phenomenal, but this movie is not nearly on that level…

STEP BROTHERS

If you see “Step Brothers,” will you laugh? Most likely as, like a joke grenade, something is going to hit you somewhere…

SATANTANGO (DVD)

Bela Tarr’s 1994 seven-hour dark comedy has finally turned up on DVD, and its arrival will clearly break audiences into an even split…