With more than a touch of Grand Guignol horror, this indie desperately wants to be a midnight movie,
John Turturro has a high old time chewing the scenery as an egomaniacal American actor who blows his lines and delights in trolling everyone around him.
A near-epic unspooling of grandiose allegory, deadpan satire, absurd magic realism, and depressive family drama, all co-existing in one movie.
Fire Song effectively sets up the conflict of youth growing up in a poor community: whether to remain or move away.
Executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the documentary exposes the thriving market for ivory and starts a dialogue toward ending it. In this aim, the film is a smashing success.
You can use the word awesome to describe this movie and literally mean it.
Director Ty West takes his inspiration from the spate of second-rate Hollywood and third-rate Italian spaghetti westerns of the early- to mid-’70s.
Familiar works such as Garden State and even Donnie Darko come to mind as Little Sister rolls on, albeit with a looser, more determinedly madcap feel.
A quiet, female-focused triptych of tales that keeps its scope quite modest.