Indie Reviews

The Salt of the Earth

“The Salt of the Earth” Movie Review

“The Salt of the Earth” (2014) The co-director of the film, Wim Wenders, opens this documentary by talking about discovering a fascinating black-and-white photograph that he explores in great detail on camera. He doesn’t know […]

CW69–04/17/2015

Queen and Country

“Queen and Country” Movie Review

“Queen and Country” (2014)   In 1950s England, Bill (Callum Turner) would rather spend his days on the banks of the Thames river, watching for pretty girls walking by or seeing a movie being shot […]

CW69–04/17/2015

Kill Me Three Times

“Kill Me Three Times” Movie Review

“Kill Me Three Times” (2104) The film opens with a man desperately running down a road in the desert. He keeps looking back, hoping that the person or persons chasing him have given. He looks […]

CW69–04/10/2015

Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine

“Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine” SXSW Movie Review

“Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine” (2015) Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney brought his latest film, “Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine,” to the SXSW Film Festival for it’s World Premiere. Playing to a packed […]

CW69–03/25/2015

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” SXSW Movie Review

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” (2015) One of the most anticipated and in demand screenings at SXSW was the documentary “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.” It’s an intimate look at the man, done with the […]

CW69–03/24/2015

Red Army

“Red Army” Movie Review

How the best hockey team ever lost the Olympic gold.

03/13/2015

Mr. Turner

“Mr. Turner” Movie Review

Mr. Turner (2014) Mr. Turner is British painter J.M.W. Turner (Timothy Spall), considered one of the preeminent painters in the 18th century. Turner grew up a son of a barber and uses the workmanlike attitude […]

CW69–03/06/2015

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

“Kidnapping Mr. Heineken” Movie Review

“Kidnapping Mr. Heineken” (2015) A group of friends are trying to resurrect their construction company in the wake of the bad economy in Amsterdam. Cor Van Hout (Jim Sturgess) is the ringleader of the group. […]

CW69–03/06/2015

What We Do In the Shadows

“What We Do in the Shadows” Movie Review

“What We Do in the Shadows” (2014) Four vampires are living together in a large house and decide to let a documentary team in order to capture the months leading up to the big vampire […]

CW69–02/27/2015

Leviathan

“Leviathan” Movie Review

“Leviathan” (2014) In a Russian coastal town, Kolya ( Aleksey Serebryakov) has been told that his house will be torn down to make way for some sort of official town development. Kolya, married to Lilya […]

CW69–02/27/2015