Reviews and Blog Posts: independent film

Les Blank : always for pleasure

This Criterion Collection of the films of Les Blank is a gem! I enjoyed discovering each one, having no idea independent films were being made like this in the 1960s and 1980s. Each short film is saturated with American culture rarely caught on camera. Even rarer is Les Blank’s hands-off...

Cesar Chavez

Reviewer Rating:
4

This movie was produced by Diego Luna, which he has proven to be a great director. I believe the actors were also a great fit for their roles. The story was somewhat sped up because it was a two hour movie, but it was still done with integrity. I think...

The virgin suicides

Reviewer Rating:
4

I knew of Jeffery Euginedes from reading his Pultizer Prize winning novel, Middlesex. But what I didn't know was his first novel, The Virgin Suicides, was optioned for a film and directed by Sophia Coppela. What a collaboration! The story unfolds via flashbacks with voice over narration by one of the boys...

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