Grumpy Old Critics

… for moviegoers that don't LIKE everything ….

Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Here’s another Independent “Spirit Awards” report: 1st time filmmaker Colin Trevorrow’s “Safety Not Guaranteed” is a low-budget sci-fi-comedy film about Time Travel that works as well as big-budget fare like … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bernie (2012)

Texas is more than a state, it’s a “character” in Richard Linklater’s film BERNIE starring Jack Black in the title role. And on top of that it’s hard to tell the Hollywood … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Compliance (2012)

Well, I finally saw the most controversial Independent “Spirit Award” nominee of last year: COMPLIANCE. A film that caused a near-riot at Sundance 2012 when feminists cried “foul” as the … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment