David Archive

Blu-ray Review: ‘Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot’

Greetings again from the darkness. Dallas loves Dirk. The reasons why become obvious during this biopic that takes us from Dirk’s youth basketball league in Germany through his NBA Finals, while including significantly more information on his family and personal life than we have ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Misunderstood’

Greetings again from the darkness. Asia Argento is a multi-talented filmmaker – actress, writer, director and producer. Her father is Dario Argento, well known for directing gialo horror films, and her mother is Italian actress Daria Niccolodi. Add in her grandmother, who was famed ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Pawn Sacrifice’

Greetings again from the darkness. Being such a fan of the expert documentary film BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD (2011), I found it a bit challenging to clear my head and accept a dramatized approach to the story. This was after all, one of ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Sleeping With Other People’

Greetings again from the darkness. In 1989, Rob Reiner’s WHEN HARRY MET SALLY hit theatres, and many described it as an updated/contemporary version of Woody Allen’s 1977 classic ANNIE HALL. It’s been 26 years since Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan debated whether guys and ...Read More

Blu-ray Review: ‘Love & Mercy’

Greetings again from the darkness. Beach Boys fans may struggle a bit with this one since the light-hearted, airy feel to the “Fun, Fun, Fun” music of the band is mostly absent. Instead, director Bill Pohlad pulls back the curtain on the emotional and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Time Out Of Mind’

Greetings again from the darkness. Poverty, mental illness and homelessness collide in this film from writer/director Oren Moverman (Oscar nominated for The Messenger). About the third time I asked myself if something was ever going to “happen”, it dawned on me that it was ...Read More