An Uneasy Homecoming: on Alan Ball’s Uncle Frank

By Zoe Kurland. Uncle Frank takes many leaps of faith to peddle a strong message of self-love, yet leaves us with a forced reconciliation, tying a sloppy bow around a very unwieldy, amber-tinged package.” Alan Ball’s latest film, Uncle Frank, opens in the midst of a South Carolina summer. A […]

Nostalgia Falls Flat: Sylas Dall’s They Reach

By Elias Savada. They Reach offers slow build up and small jump scares. Too much music, not enough imagination, although the direction is adequate.” They Reach starts like a low-budget road trip reboot of the sadly departed Supernatural tv series (well, two guys in a station wagon, with a gun […]