Room (Review)
Oct21

Room (Review)

With awards season coming up, you’ve inevitably heard about Lenny Abrahamson’s film Room, and for good reason. It’s a solid film that features a simply fantastic performance from up and coming actress Brie Larson that will more than likely get her a Best Actress nomination which is richly deserved. However as an overall film Room is on the plus side of good but Larson’s performance makes it a must-see. (This is also a difficult film...

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It’s Time for the Mill Valley Film Festival
Oct09

It’s Time for the Mill Valley Film Festival

The 38th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival kicked off last night featuring Tom McCarthy’s film Spotlight as it’s main premiere. While I won’t be in attendance until next week friend and colleague David Templeton said the film was “brilliant [expletive removed]-ing brilliant.” Strong words for what will probably be an Oscar contender come spring. Which brings me to my pre-festival review of the Mill Valley Film Festival. As a filmmaker...

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