Indie Reviews

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

Boyhood

Mike’s Fearless Oscar Picks for 2015

Mike’s Fearless 2015 Oscar Predictions Sunday is the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Here are my predictions of who will win, who I think should win (if different) and I point out a few “wild card” […]

CW69–02/19/2015

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” Movie Review

“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” (2014) Arash (Arash Marandi) is a young man who is just trying to survive in “Bad City.” His father, Hossein(Marshall Manesh), is in mourning, never having gotten over […]

CW69–02/13/2015

Love, Rosie

“Love, Rosie” Movie Review

“Love, Rosie” (2014) Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) have been best friends since they were five years old. They live almost across the street from each other. They are the type of friends […]

CW69–02/06/2015