Quiet in tone, and visually arresting, TESLA tells the story of a man whose perspective had only the most tangential relationship to that of the mere mortals who surrounded him. Michael Almereyda film echoes that with a high-minded tone-poem that mixes fact and fiction to achieve an emotional and intellectual, if not factual, truth. The… Read More »
GIANT LITTLE ONES is a perceptive, intelligent examination of what happens when unexpected feelings and actions don’t have neat labels. In a time when acceptance of teenage sexuality, at least straight sexuality, has become the norm for most concerned, both parents and their sexually active kids, the question of sexual fluidity can still flummox.
Ian Iqbal Rashid’s TOUCH OF PINK is a glorious celebration of classic movie romance. It’s also a clear-eyed look at how those very romances, for better or worse, can seep into our subconscious and write the script of our lives. That in and of itself would be an interesting film, but he doesn’t stop there.… Read More »