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Steve Jobs:  Gods and Monsters

"I've looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It's life's illusions I recall I really don't know life at all" - Joni Mitchell With Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin adds another chapter to his hopefully ongoing…

Marguerite & Julien – An Incest Fairy Tale

There is always that one movie in Cannes. It’s the “child molester movie” or the “father daughter incest movie” or the “Middle=aged women buying favors from impoverished sex workers .” Now we have the “brother and sister incest fairy tale.”…

Cannes Review: An Irrational Man

Woody Allen in Familiar Territory with An Irrational Man If you’re a Woody Allen fan you’ll recognize his dialogue immediately. Pretentious, lofty academics, vibrant worshipful female students coming on to their professors, the constant…

Cannes Review: Naomi Kawese’s An

An - a film about sweet red bean paste and the simplicity of happiness Naomi Kawese’s film An, which translates to Sweet Red Bean Paste, is one of the surprises, at least for me, at the festival so far. The film examines the…

Jordan Ruimy reviews Love and Mercy

American cinema has tackled rock & roll in numerous ways over the years. Just look at the deluge of biopics that have been made in the last few decades: Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, James Brown, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Jerry…

American Sniper – Hero Cut Down

Clint Eastwood’s best war film is Letters from Iwo Jima. Its partner film, Flags of our Fathers is also very good though more sentimental, less precise, and less revered. American Sniper is far more like the latter, but that doesn’t mean it…