Patrik, Age 1.5

Patrik, Age 1.5Written and directed by Ella LemhagenStarring:  Gustaf Skarsgård, Thomas Ljungman, Torkel Petersson, Annika Hallin and Amanda DavinRun Time: 98 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not RatedSwedish with English subtitleshttp://www.patrickonepointfive.comAh me, the perils of moving to the country! Especially if you  ...

Undertow (Contracorriente)

UndertowDirected by Javier Fuentes-LeónStarring Cristian Mercado, Tatiana Astengo, and Manolo Cardona100 minutes, color2009 (Colombia)In Spanish(screened June 2010 in the 34th annual SF International LGBT Film Festival)www.contracorrientelapelicula.com Manolo Cardona (left) and Cristian Mercado in "Undertow"Who hasn't been between a rock  ...

The Girl Who Played With Fire

The Girl Who Played with FireDirected by: Daniel AlfredsonStarring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Annika Hallin, Per Oscarrson
Screenplay by: Jonas Fryberg, based on the book by Stieg LarssonRun Time: 129 minutes
In Swedish with English subtitles
MPAA Rating: Rated R
http://playedwithfirefilm.com/Based on the  ...

Wild Grass

Wild GrassDirected by Alain ResnaisWritten by Alex Réval and Laurent Herbiet, from the novel L’Incident by Christine GaillyStarring: Sabine Azéma, André Dussollier, Anne Consigny, Emmanuelle Devos and Mathieu AmalricRun time: 104 minutesIn French with subtitlesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13http://www.sonyclassics.com/wildgrass/A simple  ...

Everyone Else

Everyone ElseWritten and Directed by Maren AdeStarring:  Birgit Minichmayr, Lars Eidinger, Nicole Marischka, Hans-Jochen WagnerRun Time:  119 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not Ratedhttp://www.cinemaguild.com/everyoneelse/Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival, Maren Ade’s second feature film  ...

Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall UprisingDirected by Kate Davis and David HeilbronerWritten by David HeilbronerRunning time: 80 minutesMPAA Rating: Contains parental advisoryhttp://firstrunfeatures.com/stonewalluprising.htmlGay politics were born on June 28 in 1969, when a police special task force raided the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village.  ...

Summertime Movies

Summertime: When the Movies Are Cheesy, Except When they Aren’tIt’s that time of year when Hollywood turns out its biggest, but definitely not necessarily its best.  From May to August we will see a parade of action flicks and  ...

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky Directed by: Jan Kounen Starring: Anna Mouglalis, Mads Mikkelsen Screenplay by: Jan Kounen, Carlo de Boutiny and Chris Greenhalgh MPAA rating: Rated R http://www.sonyclassics.com/cocochanelandigorstravinsky/ Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is a beautiful  ...

Breath Made Visible

Breath Made VisiblePhoto: Ken OtterAnna Halprin DocumentaryA Film by Ruedi GerberDocumentary 80 minutesNot Ratedhttp://www.breathmadevisible.com/?lang=enThis is more than a disclaimer. Anna Halprin saved my life. I found my way to her dance space, a studio and deck on a redwood-clogged  ...

OSS-177: Lost in Rio

OSS-117: Lost in RioDirected by Michel HazanaviciusWritten by Jean-François Halin and Michel HazanaviciusStarring Jean Dujardin, Louise Monot, Rüdiger Vogler, Alex Lutz, Reem KhericiRunning time: 97 minutesMPAA Rating: Unratedhttp://www.musicboxfilms.com/oss-117-lost-in-rioTwo parts James Bond to one part Monsieur Hulot, one part Frank  ...