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FAST, CHEAP AND OUT OF CONTROL directed by Errol Morris; Columbia Tristar Home Video, 1998

I must admit, I was shocked at how much I liked this film. I've never been much of an Errol Morris fan. I found both The Thin Blue Line and Gates of Heaven to be a bit disappointing. Both had fascinating subject matters, but the films themselves were somewhat cold, distancing, and frankly, a little […]

Get On The Bus DVD

GET ON THE BUS directed by Spike Lee

It's unfortunate that Spike Lee's politics have always overshadowed his skill as a filmmaker.

The Visitors FILM review

Film / Video Reviews The Visitors FILM review By Apr 24, 2007, 04:04 --> THE VISITORS directed by Jean-Marie Poire; 1995, Miramax Zoe Home Video If you've been hankering for a film in which 11th century French knights inadvertently time-travel to the 20th century, meet and meddle in the affairs of their own descendants, befriend […]

AMERICAN MOVIE directed by Chris Smith

Film / Video ReviewsAMERICAN MOVIE directed by Chris Smith By May 23, 2000, 06:55 AMERICAN MOVIE directed by Chris Smith; Sony Pictures Classics, 1999 American Movie is brilliant. Every line is quotable and the cast of characters is like nothing you've seen before, all of which guarantees the film's future cult status. It follows the […]

Voices from a Locked Room FILM review

Film / Video ReviewsVoices from a Locked Room FILM review By Dec 17, 2006, 05:37 VOICES FROM A LOCKED ROOM directed by Malcom Clarke, Columbia Tristar, 2000 Great premise. Terrible movie. Set in 1930s London, Voices from a Locked Room focuses on music critic Philip Heseltine, who seems to live to write scathing reviews of […]

Sweet and Lowdown DVD review

Film / Video ReviewsSweet and Lowdown DVD review By Jun 20, 2000, 05:41 SWEET AND LOWDOWN directed by Woody Allen; Columbia Tristar, 2000 With few exceptions (Bullets Over Broadway, Manhattan Murder Mystery), Woody Allen's '90s output has not only been bad, it's been unwatchable. Deconstructing Harry stands as one of the most skin-crawling, white-knuckled movie […]