August 30, 2016 — There is little question that White Girl, director Elizabeth Wood’s explosive film, is making a major star out of actress Morgan Saylor.Rolling Stone called Saylor one of the year’s break-out stars. “There are so many remarkable things about Saylor’s ferocious lead performance in White Girl that it’s hard to know where to begin. Obliterating whatever assumptions you might have from watching her on Homeland, the 21-year-old plays a fresh-faced college sophomore named Leah who moves to Queens, falls […]
August 29, 2016 — Mark and Jonah’s three-year long relationship is challenged after Mark’s father dies and Mark’s spiraling depression pushes him into therapy. Jonah suggests anti-depressants, but Mark’s continuing issues force him to confront his demons and re-evaluate all of the elements of his life he has been taking for granted.Among those elements is his relationship with Jonah.The arrival of Mark’s estranged sister puts more pressure on his relationship until he begins to question whether he still feels the love for […]
August 29, 2016 — There’s no question about it, people feel strongly about Elizabeth Wood’s debut movie White Girl — one way of the other.NME said of the film “When the trailer for White Girl landed in July, it was clear that when the full film arrives later this year, the Helen Lovejoys [from The Simpsons] of the world will be clamouring for everyone to please think of the children. It’s drawn comparisons to 1995’s notorious teen drama Kids and looks set to […]
August 26, 2016 — In And They’re Off, Dusty Sanders (Sean Astin, Lord of the Rings) is a horse trainer who, lately, cannot win a race. Or keep a girlfriend. Which is a double issue in this case. His ex, Dee (Cheri Oteri, SNL), is also his jockey.His losing streak has lasted for eighteen months, so his horses have been farmed out to luckier trainers, and Dusty is facing serious trouble. But, out of nowhere, a bit of luck falls into his lap. He meets […]
August 26, 2016 — There was a time when most people had never used a personal, portable computer.Back in the 1980s, when IBM was the only big player in the industry, a small, upstart company almost ran away with the field. Compaq, a company started by three middle management nerds from Texas Instruments, came up with a computer that did everything the IBM computers could not.It worked with the IBM software (amazingly, IBM computers couldn’t), it was relatively portable — […]
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