Thursday, March 5, 2015 AdarI 14, 5775
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Has DNA become the millennium's mnemonic device for "Do Not Arrest"? And has life "After Innocence" become a mere afterthought as exonerated felons find the mean streets they face no more humane now that they've been declared innocent? Both questions are examined at length in the compelling "After Innocence," which opens in the area Dec. 2. The camera follows the...
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David Schwimmer forsakes dweebs and goes deep for ‘Duane’
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Friends? "Duane Hopwood" is his own worst enemy. The beer-guzzling, gutless gross-out of a young geezer has never met a knife he couldn't stab in his own back. Arrested for DUI, Duane nonchalantly demurs stepping into the officer's car until he can get something from the back seat - his slumbering young daughter. Is Duane Hopwood, a downtrodden divorced dad,...
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There's got to be a mourning after. Certainly will be for Richard Clarke, whose shipwreck of a shipboard romance with the masseuse can't hold water to the troubles he's about to face with his other cabin roommate - his wife. Is it all worth an all-steam ahead bedroom scene that literally turns his world upside-down? Such are the conundrums facing...
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Are "The Aryan Couple" the "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" of anti-Semitic Hungary? "Yes, for sure, they are," laughs John Daly, director/producer/co-writer of the former, opening in the area on Friday, Nov. 18. Both cute cinematic couples are breathing martyrs to murder and are married to mystery. Yet Kenny Doughty and Caroline Carver - the Aryan twosome - are no Brad...
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Marc Levin uses an anti-Semitic screed as a jumping-off point to examine hatred
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Just what were the protocols Marc Levin considered when making "Protocols of Zion"? "The whole concept was to take it to the streets," he says of his street theater of a film that opens on Friday, Nov. 25 at Ritz theaters. Handicam at hand, the documentary-maker addressed the concerns of anti-Semitism in post-9/11 America while using the infamous - and...
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