Archive for category: Reviews

Your Calling: Exploring Human Limits in Short Term 12 and Detachment

March 13, 2015 at 11:14 PM

In focus (and currently on Netflix): Short term 12 directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and Detachment directed by Tony Kaye.   Does the capacity to help others come to a point where it can hinder us being able to help ourselves? These are two films about human limits. You have two protagonist, Grace (played […]

 

WHIPLASH: Through Hell We Find Greatness

November 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Have you ever felt so driven towards something that you nearly killed yourself in the pursuit of it and kept going anyway?   Damien Chazelle’s festival success Whiplash may be a film that becomes a game changer of sorts for not only modern independent film but modern conversation that comes from […]

 

Noah: God’s Orders

April 13, 2014 at 8:42 PM

Fellow Redterians, please gather round and I will tell you a story of how the world was created. Or better yet, Russell Crowe will in Darren Aronofsky’s new film Noah. The film really isn’t the Old Testament story we remember of Noah and the Ark, on the contrary, it seems […]

 

Third Time’s a Charm for Alice Cooper!

October 18, 2013 at 11:18 AM

Last night… the Lynn Memorial Auditorium.  First of all, who the hell would want to go to Lynn, Massachusetts?  Not exactly the tourism capital of the state.  Second of all, our seats were dead center… in the back row.  That’s what I get for waiting until the last minute to buy […]

 

Bullying and Dave Grohl

February 15, 2013 at 12:48 AM

So my tangent to horror continues! Muhahaha- this week I picked up Bully (directed by Lee Hirsch). Now to start, I’d like to point out when I started this film (actually a documentary) I did not have expectations for the things that would be mentioned about countering or dealing with bullying- […]