Matthew Kyle Levine’s newest short film, Miss Freelance, continues the writer/director’s penchant for emotional character studies told through facial expressions and relationships.
Month: July 2019
In Theaters Review: Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, is an aesthetically beautiful recreation of late 1960’s Hollywood but suffers dearly from the plodding second act of its bloated runtime.
Indie Film Review: Wade in the Water
Mark Wilson’s debut feature, Wade in the Water, is an excellent dark dramedy with wonderful performances from its two leads and some interesting commentary on human interaction.
Artist Close-Up: Filmmaker Zach Lorkiewicz
In the second installment of Artist Close-Up, we interview Zach Lorkiewicz, the director and creator of Los Angeles artist collective, Count the Clock!
Short Film Review: Hide the Sausage
Joe Benedetto’s 2015 short, Hide the Sausage, is a stylish black and white crime drama that nabs your attention and doesn’t let go throughout its brief runtime.
In Theaters Review: The Lion King
Disney stumbles once again with a lifeless recreation of one of their most popular animated films, The Lion King, that banks on the audience’s nostalgia for the 1994 animated film.
Stranger Things Season 3 Wrap-Up
Stranger Things Season 3 is a much more memorable follow-up to Season 2 with more of the drama, tenderness, and fun that made the first season such a phenomenon.
In Theaters Review: Crawl
Alexandre Aja’s new film, Crawl, fails to deliver entertainment with its ridiculous premise and is even dumber than the trailers made it look.
Indie Film Review: Trouble Is My Business
Tom Konkle’s Trouble Is My Business is a faithful love letter to film noir classics of the 1940’s that’s sometimes held back by its story and tonal issues.
Artist Close-Up: Filmmaker Michael Wong
In this first edition of Artist Close-Up, we interview Malaysian filmmaker Michael Wong about his career and his new micro-short film, The Tattooist!