“His young son was struck by a vehicle and died. The artist translated his grief into an expansive series of paintings … ”
“…what’s indisputable is the film’s curiosity factor – a group of rock-and-rollin’ priests…”
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "I love a good discussion and I love when people are honest..."
Jaeborn By The Numbers
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! “The American dream and all that jazz.”
Connected: The Joe Polish Story
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "American couples can earn upwards of $30,000 to carry to term the babies of Chinese couples..."
"...this buddy doll names itself Chucky, instead of Han Solo..."
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "...when Marta made the Facebook Event, Elinborg’s profile disappeared..."
No Ill Will
"...intimate slice-of-life story of a family coming together to deal with a death in the Dominican Republic..."
De Lo Mio
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...she balances Josie’s conflict and authenticity beautifully."
The Sympathy Card
"Carrie says the U.S. doesn’t kill children, and Joe reminds her of the kids killed in Waco."
My Stretch of Texas Ground
"Genie starts to panic by sabotaging her relationship..."
"...Instead of domestic violence, he finds domestic horniness..."
“This leads to amphetamine-laced cookies, murder, ecstasy-fueled sex…”
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! “...immediately intimidates them by waving her dick around.”
“...a movie set acts as a hunk of pseudo-intellectual debris orbiting around one of those unfortunate human truths...”
Chained For Life
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...can best be described as a BDSM-version of Alice in Wonderland."
"...the kids are all really fabulous in their individual roles."
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! “Bill collected...well...everything.”
The Quiet One
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! “I can’t describe it, but I was drawn in and mesmerized.”
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! “She did not intend to receive, but to give, as she pulls out an intimidating dildo...”
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! ”...beautifully captures the childlike imagination we still hold inside as adults...”
"After the collapse, one miner is asking for his arm to be sawed off..."
...“there’s a somewhat clueless man who has a book that is supposed to stop the demons.”
Attack of the Demon
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "Grandma Ivy doesn’t fuck around."
Being and Nothingness
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "The wife goes back and berates her husband again for not getting involved."
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "The irony is clear. Heather helps others experience the world, while she sits in solitude..."
Hi. This is Heather
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "...it’s not a comedy sketch. Instead, a dramatic short with comedic elements."
The Name of the Son
“...brings forth the themes and moral of...Christina Mirabilis’ life in a unique and brilliant way.”
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "...no dialogue, actors speaks through body language and facial expression..."
“Something about tiny fonts of evil behind the face of a seemingly innocent child will forever give me the creeps.”
Into the Dark: They Come Knocking
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! “I could watch this without any dialogue because that’s how powerful some of the scenes are.”
Lonely In The Dusk
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! “...there is a wave of triumph that fills the viewer.”
“…Green exposes a more intimate, subdued side to his persona.”
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...an excellently crafted film addressing the issue of transgender men and women and gender fluidity..."
The Way You Look Tonight
“...surprisingly cogent for a wham-bam rock documentary…”
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
“Satan, who is the only person who we get to see ALL of on the dance floor.”
This One’s For The Ladies
"...a story of anti-heroes of sorts; honorable “freaks,” people living in the street, sick and disabled..."
“...heavy-handedly discusses how this war they are a part of is to oppress an entire race of people…”
“...dialogue is able to shift on a dime as such while still feeling truthful to the moment at hand.”
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...the couple barricades themselves...checking items off a last-minute bucket list..."
Blowing Up Right Now
DANCES WITH FILMS! "...shows the joys of being seen for the first time, if only for a brief moment."
The Invisible Man and the Blind Girl
"...edgy seems to be the paramount buzz word here..."
The Dirty Kind
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...the room is overflowing with narcissism."
We Are Gathered Here
"...recreates the sense of 'all hands on deck' when there’s a family crisis...the film’s smallest details have the biggest impact.”
About A Donkey
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...then afterward make love to her like they were eighteen. John fulfills that request…twice."
"...those young adults simply deserve to kill themselves..."
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "Failure means you have a chance to try it again and do it right...
Would You Like To Try Again?
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "Emerson is up for it at first until things get progressively shadier..."
"...I got a laugh out of a series of nut shots..."
"...photographer Isabelle Pisano...who becomes hearing-impaired after a traumatic car accident."
“I have to imagine that for single people who consistently get invited to their friend’s weddings, that this is a gigantic pain in the ass.”
“A drive-by shooting occurs, and Isaac is shot… Isaac is colorized.”
Monochrome: The Chromism
“…confidently and passionately reveals an often-overlooked, gruesome, and important time of our history.”
"...an interesting dance of ambitious sci-fi storytelling and backyard zombie horror..."
Alien Party Crashers
"...Stavros begins brutally beating Vasco and fires a couple of nails from a nailgun into his arms and legs."
Five Minute Rush
"...vibrant coral reefs, Christmas tree worms, giant clams, deep-sea turtles, surreal Mexican cacti fields, and endangered sharks."
Wonders of the Sea
"...his lifelong battle for equality, how he was able to bring diversity in race and gender to Notre Dame..."
“...a study of what they don’t teach you in medical school.”
“...steadily builds the drama and horror...”
"...Trace Adkins...is the lawman with something that resembles a moral center..."