The Runaways (2010)

The Runaways (2010) Directed by: Floria Sigismondi Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon Screenplay by: Floria Sigismondi MPAA rating: R Run Time: 102 minutes http://www.runawaysmovie.com/ Even if you love rock and roll, you won’t love The Runaways,  ...

Ajami (2009)

Ajami (2009)  Written and directed by: Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani Starring: Shahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, Youssef Sahwani, Ranin Karim, Eran Naim, Scandar Copti  Run Time: 120 minutesIn Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles http://www.kino.com/ajami/Ajami, an Israeli  ...

The Art of the Steal (2009)

The Art of the Steal (2009) Director and Cinematographer: Don Argott Run Time: 101 minutes www.ifcfilms.com The story of the art collection of Albert C. Barnes is about money, race, politics, art and the last wishes of  ...

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  ...