Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

Movie Review: “Exit Through the Gift Shop”

The “Emperor’s New Clothes” con job of modern art takes one right on the kisser in “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” a little guerrilla style filmmaking about guerrilla graffiti artists and their status as darlings of the art world.

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Movie Review: “Waiting for Superman”

In Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., anxious parents and kids who share their anxiety gather. They draw numbers, sit in a crowded gym, cross their fingers and hope for the best. What they’re hoping for is a chance … Continue reading

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Box Office: “Hansel & Gretel” a bigger hit, “Movie 43” a worse bomb than initial reports said

The actual box office figures from last weekend pushed “Hansel & Gretel” very close to its predicted $20 million take for the weekend, up from earlier notes that suggested it wouldn’t clear $18. “Mama” held almost 50% of its audience … Continue reading

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This week at the Enzian — the Oscar nominated short films

They package the nominated short animation, feature and documentary films into a program that runs in theaters across the country so that film fans can check out ALL the nominees before Oscar night. Come to the Enzian this weekend to … Continue reading

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Oscars: Today’s interview, “Gatekeepers” director Dror Moreh

Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh persuaded six different chiefs of Israel’s domestic secret police, Shin Bet, to sit and be interviewed for his eye-opening documentary “The Gatekeepers.” It’s a film that takes the long view of Israeli-Palestinian history, but not the … Continue reading

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