Archive for April 3rd, 2017

SXSW 2017 Review: LANE 1974

By Jan Hamilton If you saw the very wonderful Captain Fantastic, you know how really great a life lived off the grid can be, although not without problems.  That same type of life, but set in the seventies, is what Lane 1974 presents.  It’s like the dark flip-side of Captain Fantastic, mostly because the children […]

Review: THE BOSS BABY

By Laurie Coker Rating C+/B- I skipped all of The Boss Baby screenings offered for critics so that I could take my grandkids to the film when we all had time. I paid for three tickets on opening day and posted on Facebook that I was sure my grandkids should know how much I love […]

SXSW 2017 Review: LIKE ME

By Jan Hamilton This is the story of Kiya, a strange and solitary young woman.  She lives her life online, posting herself doing weird things, like chewing huge wads of brightly colored gummy candy with her mouth open.  She has a large following, but she feels she must out do herself each time, so her […]

SXSW 2017 Review: THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

By Jan Hamilton Bonnie and Matt are a devoted, successful young couple living in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.  She is an architect, they both work long hours, and late one night after Bonnie goes out drinking with friends, and she walks the short trip back to her apartment alone.  She is pulled into an […]

SXSW 2017 Review: INFINITY BABY

By Jan Hamilton In the not too distant future, a new corporation has developed the ultimate product: a baby that never grows up, and needs only minimal care. For some reason, the corporation pays the parents to take the baby.  In this black and white film, Larry (Kevin Corrigan) and Malcolm (Martin Starr) play a […]