All posts for the month June, 2017

S Is for Stanley

Movie review by Greg Carlson Now available on Netflix following a lengthy film festival run, Alex Infascelli’s “S Is for Stanley” is required viewing for Kubrick obsessives and cinephiles. Based on Emilio D’Alessandro’s memoir “Stanley Kubrick and Me,” the documentary presents a chronological account of the relationship between the legendary filmmaker and the unassuming family […]

Thoroughbred

Movie review by Greg Carlson First-time feature filmmaker Cory Finley adapts his own play and comes up with one of the year’s most diabolically pleasurable movies in “Thoroughbred,” a taut exercise in moral darkness. One of the most sure-footed debuts at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, the movie is certain to attract a devoted audience […]

Wonder Woman

Movie review by Greg Carlson Since 1941, Wonder Woman has been so many things to so many people that the decidedly mixed bag of her long-delayed big screen headliner comes as little surprise. Directed by Patty Jenkins following a disheartening gap of years since 2003’s “Monster,” “Wonder Woman” at least makes good on its promise […]