FMP ep. 144 – The Florida Project, After…

Original Record Date: December 3, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark issue some Quick Takes reviews of The Florida Project, After the Storm, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and more. Show Schedule: 0:00…

Lady Bird

REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’ (2017)

I’ll admit that I wasn’t exactly waiting for Lady Bird with bated breath.  You couldn’t quite describe me as the world’s biggest Greta Gerwig fan; I’ve seen her in about a dozen or so acting…

20th century women

REVIEW: ‘20th Century Women’ (2016)

What happened to Mike Mills?  Seriously.  I must know.  Should I blame his marriage to  Miranda July?  Actually, this would be a shame, because I quite like both of July’s films.  But something awful has…

NYFF REVIEW: ’20th Century Women’

Grade: A There are three guiding voices of 20th Century Women, a film that's itself the diary of a teenage boy being guided by three 20th-century women. One voice is Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann), the boy,…

NYFF REVIEW: ‘Eden’ (2014)

Grade: B+ It's hard not to set certain expectations for a movie that starts with a cartoon phoenix shooting across the sky like a bolt of electricity. I would expect less, though, for such an…

Film Misery Writers Give Thanks in 2013

Thanksgiving is a day for eating excessive amounts of food, watching mindless television, and being close to friends and family. It is also a time to offer thanks for all of the things that make…