January 2009 :: Screen Reviews
The first of two live-action films based on the manga/anime/videogame, Death Note, is now available on DVD. It ain't no Sin City, says Phil Bailey.
A young woman enters the constricted world of a small diner and changes the owner's life in this European film. Carl F Gauze finds the beauty amongst varying shades of gray.
Matthew Moyer wonders whether Maybelline or perhaps a more sinister faction is responsible for Gorgoroth's awesomeness.
Matthew Moyer believes that this new Lydia Lunch DVD retrospective provides a fine primer for a life well-lived on the fringes of art and expression.
Harvey Milk gets the biopic treatment from Gus Van Sant. Carl F Gauze worries that the man's life and work might be overshadowed by the need for this to be an Important Movie.
A young boy discovers the horrors of the concentration camp through his father, the camp commandant. Carl F Gauze sees the darkness descend.