'Remember': Some things can never be forgotten

Film / Reviews Oct 26, 2016

'Remember': Some things can never be forgotten

by Kaori Shoji

The 2000s have not been kind to filmmaker Atom Egoyan, once hailed as a visionary who could do no wrong (particularly at the Cannes Film Festivals of the mid-1990s). Egoyan's career took an unexpected downward turn once the millennium kicked it, and from there ...

Atom Egoyan raises demons in 'Devil's Knot'

Film Nov 13, 2014

Atom Egoyan raises demons in 'Devil's Knot'

by Kaori Shoji

When three children were murdered in West Memphis, Arkansas, in 1993, the case quickly developed into a massive media spectacle. After just a month of investigating, police arrested three teenagers, and the case was quickly taken to trial. Known as the "West Memphis Three," they ...

Devil's Knot

Film / Reviews Nov 13, 2014

Devil's Knot

by Kaori Shoji

One summer afternoon in 1993, three young boys named Stevie, Christopher and Michael went to play at a local nature spot called Robin Hood Hills in West Memphis, Arkansas. Stevie's mom, Pam (Reese Witherspoon), told him to be home by 4:30 p.m., but the ...

Rewind This!

Film / Reviews Jul 23, 2014

Rewind This!

by Giovanni Fazio

Presumably, Josh Johnson's amusing documentary "Rewind This!" is a trawl through the cultural history of the video tape and the people who are still attached to this format. But, more than that, it's a portrait of a certain type of otaku fanboy: those obsessed ...