November 12, 2009

A gentle coming-of-age bon-bon — An Education


A slight but sweet movie, An Education is based on the memoir of journalist Lynn Barber, depicting a life-altering relationship she experienced at the tender
November 9, 2009

A slop-motion snoozefest – The Fantastic Mr Fox


A strange little movie, The Fantastic Mr Fox is a whimsical slice of cinema that can”™t seem to decide if it is intended to amuse
November 4, 2009

A study of obsession — Big Fan


Screenwriter Robert D. Siegel has a fascination with the fringes and underbelly of sport in America. Last year, with a nearly oppressive focus, he
November 2, 2009

Soulful and ambitious – another nutty melodrama from Almodóvar


Pedro Almodóvar”™s latest feature film, Los Abrazos Rotos (Broken Embraces) was chosen to launch the 13th Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) in October