David Archive

Movie Review: ‘The Sun Is Also A Star’

Greetings again from the darkness. Taking star-crossed lovers to a new dimension, director Ry Russo-Young (BEFORE I FALL, 2017) presents Nicola Yoon’s best-selling YA novel as a traditional love-at-first-sight romance augmented with contemporary twists and issues. Tracy Oliver (GIRLS TRIP, 2017) adapted the story ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Professor’

Greetings again from the darkness. Cancer comedies are few and far between, and that’s understandable since the often deadly disease brings with it so much suffering and sadness. Writer-Director Wayne Roberts pulls no punches. The opening scene finds a doctor breaking the dreaded diagnosis ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Ask For Jane’

Greetings again from the darkness. Sometimes the message of a movie is so much more important than the production quality that we can look past the ‘how’ that would normally make watching a chore, and instead focus on the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ to ...Read More

2019 Oak Cliff Film Festival Preview

The 8th annual Oak Cliff Film Festival (#OCFF2019) runs June 6-9, 2019 and co-founders Barak Epstein and Jason Reimer are back to provide a unique experience blending films, music, parties, workshops and the local flavor of one of Texas’ most distinctive communities. As always, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Tolkien’

Greetings again from the darkness. As fascinated as we are with great writers, the cinematic appeal of watching someone put pen to paper, clack away on a manual typewriter, or peck at their laptop keyboard is at best negligible, and more likely, non-existent. Still, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The White Crow’

Greetings again from the darkness. Nijinsky. Nureyev. Bruhn. Baryshnikov. The legends of male ballet dancers starts with that list, and possibly include a handful of others. Ralph Fiennes directs a screenplay from David Hare that brings us the story of how one of these, ...Read More