Posted on October 29, 2015

Interview: Crystal Moselle, The Wolfpack

Interview: Crystal Moselle, The Wolfpack


“Crystal Moselle’s The Wolfpack sounds like the stuff of fiction on paper, but, of course, the film is drawn from real life. The doc tells the story of the Angulo clan, a family living in a Lower East Side apartment in New York City, though “living” doesn’t quite describe their delimited existence. The Angulo children … Continue reading

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.05, “Halloween III”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.05, “Halloween III”


“The worst thing about “Halloween III” is that it’s predictable. The best thing is that the predictability doesn’t matter. In this, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s third annual All Hallow’s Eve showdown between Jake and Holt, the episode’s madcap essence is what matters most, though there’s plenty worth cheering about as regards the substance of the story, too. … Continue reading

Review: Extraordinary Tales, 2015, dir. Raul Garcia

Review: Extraordinary Tales, 2015, dir. Raul Garcia


“Extraordinary Tales, a seasonal piece of spookery by Raul Garcia, means well but haunts only half-heartedly. The film is a meta-monument to the works of Boston-born, Baltimore-dead Gothic-Romantic wunderkind Edgar Allan Poe, chiefly his short stories but with a side helping of poems: “Annabel Lee” and “A Dream Within a Dream” start us off alongside … Continue reading