Predestination: 'trippy tale of transgender time travel'

Feb 18, 2015

Predestination: 'trippy tale of transgender time travel'

A guy walks into a bar . . . no, seriously, that is the premise for the new sci-fi film “Predestination,” a rather faithful adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein’s 1960 short story “All You Zombies.” The film opens with Ethan Hawke as a cop ...

Fifty Shades: Uncovered

Feb 18, 2015

Fifty Shades: Uncovered

Director: Sonia Anderson Language: English “Fifty Shades: Uncovered” is a documentary that explores the wider cultural impact of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” novels. Not since “Deep Throat” in 1972 has a pornographic work won such widespread popularity. Director Sonia Anderson talks to people ...

Blue Ruin: 'misguided acts of vengeance'

Feb 11, 2015

Blue Ruin: 'misguided acts of vengeance'

“Blue Ruin” is an indie thriller that plays the “Blood Simple” card pretty hard: Like the Coen brothers’ debut, it tries to make up for what it lacks in budget by providing cool and brutal suspense, with a dose of black humor. It mostly ...

Betty Blue

Feb 11, 2015

Betty Blue

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix Language: English Director Jean-Jacques Beineix’s films continue to appear on Vimeo, and the latest addition is “Betty Blue,” his 1986 masterpiece of doomed romance. Failed writer Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade) embarks on a passionate relationship with wannabe muse Betty (Beatrice Dalle), as ...

Escape from Tomorrow

Feb 4, 2015

Escape from Tomorrow

Director: Randy Moore Language: English A family trip to Disney World turns into a crazed, paranoid waking nightmare? And it’s all shot guerrilla style in the actual Magic Kingdom? Count me in. Average dad Jim (Roy Abramsohn) is on what’s supposed to be the ...