Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

Another Son Rises: Jake Hoffman, son of Dustin, directs “Asthma”

Deadline describes the indie film that Dustin Hoffman’s son Jake will direct as a dramedy about the consequences of the live-fast/burn out young indie rock scene of New York. “Asthma” will star the beautiful and quirky Kristen Ritter, among others. … Continue reading

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Rex Reed riles the fanboys over his “V/H/S 2” review

Pretty funny Indiewire hysteria over A) fussy old Rex Reed bothering to review the omnibus horror picture “V/H/S 2”, B) walking out after 20 minutes of this spotty, segmented collection (better at the end) and C) daring to admit it. … Continue reading

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Schreiber’s “Last Days on Mars” gets a distributor

The democratization of movie making means not just that more filmmakers are able to shoot and edit their pictures thanks to cheaper, off-the-shelf tech. It’s lowered the cost for genre pictures bond the bargain basement horror and mumblecore talking heads … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jeff Garlin is “Dealin’ With Idiots”

Comedian Jeff Garlin’s laid-back style is much in evidence in his new comedy, “Dealin’ With Idiots.” Most of the film, which he directed and co-wrote, has him reacting — UNDER-reacting — to the idiots of the film’s title. They’re Little … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Pacific Rim”

Sheer madness. That’s what this is, this movie that Guillermo del Toro just HAD to make, and thus abandoned “The Hobbit.” Dude wanted to make a “Godzilla” movie. Married to a “Tranformers” picture. With a little “Starship Troopers” and “Independence … Continue reading

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