Eric A. Gordon: Both films show how in the face of despair and frustration, a mode of often reckless rebelliousness often stands in for authentic resistance, as avenues for change and hope are systematically thwarted.
Ed Rampell: First Man has drawn the ire of rightwing snowflakes, throwing temper tantrums over the fact that, like much of the moonwalk stuff, Armstrong is not shown planting the Stars and Stripes on the lunar surface.
Eric A. Gordon: In a tightly edited 90 minutes that feel like a spontaneous whirl around the leading roller skating rinks of the United States, we meet people in various cities—Chicago, Charlotte, L.A. and elsewhere—who are devoted to keeping these venues going.
Ed Rampell: In addition to all of the breathtaking location shooting at an eye-popping destination few Americans have encountered, Spell ties into Viking mythology.
MORONI FOR PRESIDENT LA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 I stumbled upon Moroni for President purely by chance and boy, am I glad that I did. It just so happened to fit into my schedule covering the LA Film Festival so I popped into the ArcLight Theatre, not knowing what I’d see. Based on its name, I […]