Finding Forrester

Gus Van Sant both directed and wrote his early films -- Mala Noche, Drugstore Cowboy, My Private Idaho -- and they were films that showed originality, exuberance, and integrity: the promise of an auteur. Then there were some less  ...

Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith could legitimately be labeled a rehash. In the romantic comedy genre, it tosses in gentle religious jokes by having the rivals for the heroine's attentions be a coupleof thirty-something clerics - a rabbi and a priest,  ...

Last Night

Last Night sounds like the name of a 20-something sex comedy, but the title of writer-director Don McKellar’s film is meant to be taken literally. Set in present-day Toronto, Last Night covers the last six hours on Earth  ...

The Low Down

Frank is a London yuppie, roughly 30, who lives next door to a crackhouse. He's kept the place for years, clinging to his college affectations - the rough neighborhood is his badge of authenticity, a means of convincing himself  ...

My Dog Skip

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Time is a benevolent filter, it cushions our memories. A World War II veteran can calmly explain how he picked up a live grenade in 1944 and threw  ...

Pushing Tin

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com "You land one million planes safely. Then you have one little mid-air and you never hear the end of it." Funny line. It appears on screen at the  ...

Requiem for a Dream

Darren Aronofsky's 1998 Pi was an edgy and thoughtful effort, a low-budget, black-and-white film that displayed intelligence and unusual promise with a fresh and original look to it. Requiem for a Dream, based on Hubert Selby, Jr.'s novel of  ...

Shanghai Noon

Blue Lotus of the Nile Nymphaea caerulea, also known as Blue Lily Organically grown and processed Pure dried flowers and nothing else Makes a great smoke. Shamanshop.net Ten years ago, when Jackie  ...

Snow Day

For many who grew up in the northeastern part of the United States, the words "snow day" still conjure up blissful memories of gathering around the radio, listening to the litany of weather-related cancellations with fingers crossed, and jumping  ...