PFF Review: SECRET SUNSHINE

October 21, 2010

Originally we reviewed Secret Sunshine when it screened at the 2007 New York Film Festival. As it is screening today and Saturday at the Philadelphia Film Festival as part of their “From The Vaults” programming [click for more]

PFF Review: 11/4/08

October 20, 2010

No matter how you may or may not have voted, there is no denying that Election Day 2008 was of more historical import than most. In the weeks leading up to Election Day, many felt [click for more]

PFF Review: THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST

October 20, 2010

With funding courtesy of a small inheritance from a recently deceased aunt, Jeff (Neil Patrick Harris) and Samantha (Bonnie Somerville) decide to transplant their home from Delaware to Manhattan. But the transition isn’t a smooth [click for more]

PFF Reviw: GARBO

October 17, 2010

All wars are filled with stories that can only be told years or even decades after the conflict has ended. The incredible story of Juan Pujol, one of World War ll’s most masterful double agents, [click for more]

PFF Review: GERRYMANDERING

October 15, 2010

Note: Screening at the Philadelphia Film festival this week, Gerrymandering is also opening in limited release around the country this weekendand will be having a number of other one-off presentations in various cities until after [click for more]

Review: PLAYING COLUMBINE

April 6, 2009

A psychologist friend of mine once said to me, “How do I know why people do the crazy things they do?”  I try to remember that whenever something like Columbine goes down, because there is [click for more]

Review: SURVEILLANCE

April 5, 2009

At first glance, it would be easy to draw parallels between director Jennifer Lynch’s film Surveillance and her father David Lynch’s magnum opus television series and film spinoff Twin Peaks. In both you have FBI [click for more]

PFF Review: COWARDS

April 4, 2009

This is a curious film ostensibly about bullying, but may well have deeper themes that go into youthful fear and how we sometimes cover our fears with bluster. I don’t want to get all amateur psychiatrist [click for more]

Review: GOD’S FORGOTTEN TOWN

April 3, 2009

Why should I be upset over a minor horror film that falls apart at the end? A fair question, but let me explain why God’s Forgotten Town was disappointing and ultimately an insult to my [click for more]

Review: BOY, INTERRUPTED

April 3, 2009

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” This is one line from literature most everyone has heard but, because it is such a commonplace line, most people have not actually thought about [click for more]

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