Month: August 2012

Ruby Sparks

Films about the creative process don’t always work. There’s a kind of self-referencing egomania that the audience can sense when we see something written about writing. But Ruby Sparks, the new film from Little Miss Sunshine directors JonathanRead Full Review

The Campaign

If I had to choose a classic cinematic model that set a template for The Campaign, it would probably be Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. On the surface, it seems hard to imagine someone the likes ofRead Full Review

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Occasionally, a film comes along and it’s very scope and cinematic vision leaves you frustrated with the limits of contemporary narrative films. Talk about a film that is astonishingly beautiful and wondrously innovative without JamesRead Full Review