Corner Store

Corner Store documentary, color, 95 mins.Katherine Bruens, director.www.sfindiefest.orgwww.thecornerdocumentary.orghttp://www.youtube.com/user/CornerStoreDoc#p/a/u/2/XeNrO2ezVawOur Buddhist friends like to remind us that the idea that we areseparate is an illusion, not a fact. And what better form to incarnatethis insight than the documentary which separates fact from  ...

Fish Tank

Fish TankWritten and Directed by Andrea ArnoldStarring:  Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston WareingRun Time:  122 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not Ratedhttp://www.fishtankmovie.com/Set in the bleak concrete mazes of a housing project in England's Essex region, Andrea Arnold's second feature, Fish Tank, is  ...

A Single Man (2009)

A Single Man (2009)Director: Tom FordScreenplay: Tom FordNovel: Christopher IsherwoodColin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Houlot, Matthew Goodehttp://www.asingleman-movie.com/#/homeA Single Man is Tom Ford, the fashion designer’s, first entrée into film. To his credit, the former creative director at Gucci chose  ...

A Town Called Panic

A Town Called Panic Written and Directed by: Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar Run Time: 75 minutes French with English subtitles www.atowncalledpanic.com The refreshingly new stop-motion animated film, A Town Called Panic, is the antithesis of the 3-D  ...

Police, Adjective

Police, AdjectiveDirected and written by Corneliu PorumboiuStarring: Dragos Bucur (Cristi), Vlad Ivanov (Anghelache), Irina Saulescu (Anca),Running time: 1 hour 53 minutes, subtitledMPAA Rating: Unratedwww.ifcfilms.com/films/police-adjectivePolice Adjective is a small, gray movie from Romania with a long tease and an iron  ...

Best Films of the Decade

Culturevulture Critics List Their Ten Best Films of the DecadeBelow is a compendium of Culturevulture film critics' lists of the ten best films from 2000 to 2009.  All six of CV's regular reviewers sent in their submissions, and all  ...

The Young Victoria

The Young VictoriaDirected by: Jean-Marc ValléeScreenplay by: Julian FellowesStarring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda RichardsonMPAA rating: PGRun Time: 104 minuteshttp://www.theyoungvictoriamovie.com/Fans of romantic movies will savor The Young Victoria, with its appealing historic personalities, excellent performances and first-rate  ...

Avatar

AvatarWritten and Directed by James CameronStarring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi.Run time: 161 minutesMPAA rating: Rated PG-13www.avatarmovie.com/ James Cameron has long been a paradox: an obsessive gear head consistently pushing the technological  ...

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

The Private Lives of Pippa LeeWritten and Directed by Rebecca MillerStarring:  Robin Wright Penn, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Belluci, Blake Lively, Keanu Reeves, Julianne Moore, Winona RyderRun Time:  100 minutesMPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.pippalee.com/ Just as The Twilight Saga: New  ...