Indie Reviews

Song of the Sea

“Song of the Sea” Movie Review

“Song of the Sea”  (2014) Ben (voice by David Rawle) and his younger sister Saoirse (voice by Lucy O’Connell) live by the sea in a lighthouse operated by their widower father Conor (voice by Brendan […]

CW69–01/23/2015

The Humbling

“The Humbling” Movie Review

“The Humbling”  (2014) When we first meet Simon Axler (Al Pacino) he is talking to himself in the mirror. He is going over the odd Shakespeare line as he debates with himself on whether he […]

CW69–01/23/2015

American Sniper

“American Sniper” Movie Review

American Sniper  (2014) When we first meet Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), a U.S. Navy Seal sniper, he is on top of a rooftop protecting the lives of American soldiers on the ground below him. Chris […]

CW69–01/16/2015

Boyhood

Mike’s Top Fifteen Films of 2014

My Top Fifteen Films of 2014 1). “Boyhood” (2014) My film of the year and the one that changed my view on conventional filmmaking. Fifteen minutes into this movie I knew I was seeing something […]

CW69–12/31/2014

top Five

“Top Five” Movie Review

“Top Five” (2014) Andre Allen (Chris Rock) looks to be on top of the world. He has fame and fortune as a world-famous stand-up comedian who has made the transition to films. He has a […]

CW69–12/12/2014

The Maze Runner

“The Maze Runner” Interview with Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario

I participated in a roundtable interview with two of the stars of the upcoming film, “The Maze Runner,” Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario. The film is about a young man named Thomas (Dylan O’Brian), who […]

CW69–09/16/2014

The German Doctor

“The German Doctor” Review

“The German Doctor” A family is traveling across the vast Patagonia desert in 1960 when they encounter a lone stranger (Alex Brendemuhl) traveling in his car. He makes friends with the family, and they decide […]

CW69–06/20/2014

Cold in July

“Cold in July” Review

“Cold in July” A young wife, Ann (Vinessa Shaw) is awakened at home by a noise.  She wakes her husband (Michael C. Hall), telling him “I think I hear something.” The husband, Richard, very nervously […]

CW69–06/06/2014

Decoding Annie Parker

“Decoding Annie Parker” Review

“Decoding Annie Parker” is a movie based on the true story of Annie Parker (Samantha Morton), a woman who has battled cancer and the researcher, Dr. Mary–Claire King (Helen Hunt) who figured out the link between genetics and cancer.

CW69–05/02/2014

Hateship Loveship

“Hateship Loveship” Movie Review

“Hateship Loveship” (2014) When we first meet Johanna (Kristen Wiig) is seems she is living in the 1950’s.  She wears old fashioned lace up shoes, dress that seem to be bought at a 5 & […]

CW69–04/25/2014

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