January 17, 2007

Considering the two movie stars that headline this project, it is somewhat surprising that 20th Century Fox decided to quietly release Bandidas (2006) straight to video in North America. While Salma Hayek is not the box office draw she once was, her co-star... 

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

June 8, 2006

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) is a film that deals with the consequences of one’s actions. It’s a gritty, modern western in the tradition of Sam Peckinpah’s Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) albeit no where near as nihilistic. Pete... 

Panic Room

July 7, 2003

Locked in a hi-tech, reinforced steel room cowering from the intruders in her house, Meg Altman must protect her daughter and get the violent intruders out any way she can. Sounds like she’s had a run-in with suspicious Daz, but instead it’s...