Review: St. Martha’s

St. Martha’s is a 15 minute indie production from actor, writer, and first time director and producer Madie Riley. The short film is available on Vimeo. Find your way to it by starting at Invalid Productions. You can view it for two bucks.

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Review: The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open is as unique and unusual as the title hints it is. The subject matter, the writing style, the camera work – everything about this film breaks the mold. The Canadian indie is set in an unnamed city. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: Find Me

Find Me takes you for a hike. It’s part travel guide to National Parks in the West, and partly a heartwarming story about how to make a difference in someone’s life.

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Review: And Then There Was Eve

And Then There Was Eve is a fascinating indie film that doesn’t quite work but is still worth watching.

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Review: Duck Butter

Duck Butter is billed as a comedy, drama, romance. It’s only one of those things – a drama. It’s about an experimental 24 hours Naima (Alia Shawkat) spent with Sergio (Laia Costa) and how these two damaged women reacted to the intense relationship. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Duck Butter”

Review: 6 Balloons

6 Balloons takes a raw and painful look at what it’s like to love an addict. Dave Franco and Abbi Jacobson star as brother and sister in this emotional drama. Continue reading “Review: 6 Balloons”

Review: First Match

First Match is a raw and beautiful coming of age story. Elvire Emanuelle stars as a teenager in foster care who joins her high school wrestling team to get the attention of her dad. Continue reading “Review: First Match”

Review: Strange Weather

I wanted to see Strange Weather because I’m a Holly Hunter fan. I wasn’t disappointed by Holly Hunter’s performance, but it was the women around her who brought her back from the brink of her grief and into a semblance of acceptance. Continue reading “Review: Strange Weather”

Review: Losing Sight of Shore, an Amazing Documentary

Losing Sight of Shore documents a journey by 4 women in a tiny boat who rowed 8,446 miles across the Pacific from America to Australia. They spent 257 days at sea, unsupported. Losing Sight of Shore is both harrowing and inspiring. Continue reading “Review: Losing Sight of Shore, an Amazing Documentary”

Review: The Intervention

The Intervention features 4 couples in various stages of coming together or falling apart. They gather for a weekend with a crackpot plan to stage an intervention in the marriage of one of the couples. Continue reading “Review: The Intervention”