‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ (2013): It’s a Wonderful LIFE (Review)
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‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ (2013): It’s a Wonderful LIFE (Review)

The biggest problem with The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is perhaps the biggest problem of Ben Stiller’s career; it doesn’t know what it wants…

Film Review: Scary Movie V

Once upon a time, parody movies were a treat to savor. In the seventies and eighties we were graced with classics such as Airplane!, Blazing…

RIFF Review: Still Life (2013)

In our modern, insular society it has become more and more common that people die alone, with no one in their life to notice that…

NYFF Review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty exploits pop culture’s fascination with a person deemed “a Walter Mitty”, someone who prefers to escape into fantastical daydreams…

RIFF Review: Sex, Drugs & Taxation

Sex, Drugs & Taxation (a truly awful translation, though the Danish title Spies & Glistrup is kind of bland) is based on a true story…

‘Short Term 12′ (2013): It’s A Hard Knock Life (Review)
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‘Short Term 12′ (2013): It’s A Hard Knock Life (Review)

Every so often a film comes along that will smack you in the face, leaving you relishing the sting left in its wake.  Short Term…

Film Review: Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012)

On April 2nd, 2011, LCD Soundsystem played the latter of two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. Billed as their last ever performance…

“Source Code” (2011): Only 8 Minutes to Save the World (Review)
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“Source Code” (2011): Only 8 Minutes to Save the World (Review)

If you told me that I would ever watch a feature film that is only eight minutes long, I would tell you to shut up. …

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