Ricky is in prison. He’s going to be there awhile. But for how many years? This is the crux of the new short film, “Shadow Man”, as we listen in on a brief yet absorbing conversation between a desperate man and a woman who holds the fate of his life … [Read More]
Anxiety and depression have both touched my life. They are far less prominent now. For a variety of reasons. Primary among these is the love and support of my family and friends. This is the essence of the new independent drama “The Extraordinary Ordinary”. We all, to paraphrase the enduring … [Read More]
The new independent drama “The Departure” launches us on a journey into relationship insecurity most contemptuous. Merland Hoxha wrote and directed this yarn of young L.A. professionals striving for solid footing amidst the ever-looming quicksand that threatens to gobble up lovers whole. Kendall Chappell is among the ensemble cast. … [Read More]
Organizers had to scrap this year’s edition of South By Southwest (SXSW) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the good folks with the Austin, Texas festival were kind enough to provide the film review community with links to the featured properties in search of a distribution home. I watched a … [Read More]
Pink Wall Review: Their relationship should have never been. Six scenes. Six years. Six moments that shaped the relationship of Jenna and Leon. Pink Wall examines what defines us, the pressures of gender expectations, and our perpetual struggle between life and ambition. Trailer Their relationship should have never been.
claire in motion If you’re one of those who need your movie’s to be wrapped up nice and neat and complete with a little bow at their conclusion, with all the loose ends securely tied tight, and each and every question fully answered, then Claire in Motion is definitely not the … [Read More]
THE GENERAL IDEA At first the slice of life indie drama “A Country Called Home” seems to be trying too hard to be indelible. But I found as I let this small town tale of self-discovery and lives recalibrated gently play itself out I came to understand what Director and … [Read More]