FAIRYTALE-A fairytale film abut finding out who you really are and living your life to the fullest
BASTARD'S ROAD- the last thing I thought we needed was another feel good film about a vet reconnecting with his fellow soldiers and life-until I saw this film and knew we need this film right now.
CRESCENDO- deeply moving film about a half Israeli half Palestinian orchestra that uses music perfectly to add to the themes and emotions.
IDENTIFYING FEATURES-This film is just getting released now widely and this tale of a mother looking for her son will wreck you. It has haunted me since January.
HIGHER LOVE-What will you do for the person you love and your child. Real raw and a punch in the chest
PIROTECNIA- what starts off as a look at the men who tried to kill the President of Columbia becomes something greater and more resonant to the world.
THE SPECIALS- The story of two men running a day care for people with special needs had me openly sobbing several times. Movies rarely get better than this.
BURNING GHOST- a man caught between the here and the here after interacts with people on both sides. Another film that makes you go WOW
RUNON- short film about a mother and her son in a bus terminal that I watched repeatedly-like for two hours over and over again because it took me somewhere else
BUNDINI- portrait of the man who coined the phrase "Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee" needs to be expanded into a feature.
A BETTER YOU- A wonderful short film about a man who decides to judt be himself
LAST FERRY TO GRASS ISLAND- The story of a hit on an island just off Hong Kong. It heralds the arrival of a new force in cinema
Performances in SWERVE/DIRTY GOD The lead performances in these two films rock and deserve Oscars
SPUTNIK - A sci fi horror film that bends the genre and make you shiver
BATHWELL IN CLERKENTIME- Third film in the Clerkenwell trilogy is a delight
THROUGH THE NIGHT- eye opening look at a 24 hour day care and the family that runs it.
499- glorious mixing of fact and fiction will make you reconsider what you thought you knew.
PAINTED BIRD- Film version of a literary classic truly shows the ugliness of war and humanity
THE MORTARY COLLECTION- one of the very best horror anthologies ever made