The just-released “Walking Out” had me from the get-go. Having lived my entire life west of the Mississippi to varying degrees, I have a powerful appreciation and respect for the independent spirit of the region’s people together with the indigenous wonder of the land. From its opening frame this is … [Read More]
“Abundant Acreage Available” is the kind of movie that is content to take its own sweet time telling its story. There is no particular interest in rushing fast forward from scene to scene at light speed. Or investing any real sense of urgency at all, actually. This is filmmaking done … [Read More]
I have one primary takeaway after having seen the new movie “Wetlands”, opening in theaters on Friday, September 15. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (TV’s “Lost”, “Suicide Squad”) can carry a movie. Oh, veteran pros like Jennifer Ehle and Christopher McDonald are just fine here, too. But it is the simmering beneath the … [Read More]
Veteran British actress Elizabeth Healey has never played a part quite at all like the one she brings us in the new film “Across the River”. Script? What script? I recently had the opportunity to offer some questions to Ms. Elizabeth Healey. Here is what she had to tell me…… … [Read More]
So I had quite imagined what I’d be getting with the new film Across the River would be pretty much a quirky kinda meet cute sorta touchy-feely fun and funny frolic of a take on an extemporaneous contemporary romance. And while there are some elements of each of the preceding incorporated … [Read More]
Boys A friendship between two adolescent boys takes several abrupt turns one night, as the pair push boundaries and discover a new side of themselves. Forever Now After several years together, William and Cecilie break up. The same night, to treat the sorrow with love, they decide to do the … [Read More]
Blue Borsalino – When his first and only client wakes from a coma, a retired private investigator reveals a secret that has cast a shadow over his life for close to fifty years.
Cold Harbour Directed by Carey McKenzie and produced by Tendeka Matatu Cast: Tony Kgoroge, Fana Mokoena, Yu Nan, Deon Lotz, Thomas Gumede and Zolani Mahola. The mutilated body of a Chinese man washes up on a Cape Town beach. For township cop SIZWE MIYA (Kgoroge), this is an opportunity to … [Read More]
John Smistad shares another awesome 1 minute audio/video review, this time for the short film Gridlock the thriller Directed by Ian Hunt Duffy.
I probably would not be the passionate fan of baseball I am today if not for my dad first introducing me to The Grand Old Game when I was a child. Maybe I still would be. But I tend to feel more like maybe not. The just released short film … [Read More]
Folk Hero & Funny Guy Recently dumped by his fiancée and with a stagnating standup routine, aspiring comedian-slash-copywriter Paul (Alex Karpovsky) is stuck. The manager of the club where he performs suggests he take some time off to update his comedy material, and in waltzes his childhood friend Jason Black … [Read More]
For my Audio Review of “Valley of Ditches” on the TMB YouTube channel please watch below: