Posted in August 2016

Review: Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, dir. Werner Herzog

Review: Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, dir. Werner Herzog


Werner Herzog made a documentary about the Internet, specifically regarding our increasing reliance on it in our daily lives and on global bases, and about the strides being made in the robotics field. It is terrifying. It’s also inspiring and even reassuring, but Herzog looks at the scariest existential shit you can think of without … Continue reading

Interview: Ira Sachs, “Little Men”

Interview: Ira Sachs, “Little Men”


I didn’t put Ira Sachs’ Little Men on my top ten of the year thus far list, but if I’d revisited it before seeing Mike Birbiglia’s Don’t Think Twice, it might have ended up at least in the ten slot, and possibly higher. It’s one of the films in 2016 that comes as close to perfect as possible, … Continue reading

Review: Gleason, 2016, dir. Clay Tweel

Review: Gleason, 2016, dir. Clay Tweel


If a person tells you that Gleason, the two hour documentary about Steve Gleason, the erstwhile safety for the New Orleans Saints and the man credited as an icon of the city’s post-Katrina recovery in 2006 thanks to one blocked punt, is inspiring, and if that is the only adjective that a person uses to describe the film, … Continue reading