Forgotten Gems – Lone Star(*****): John Sayles is still the king

"This is just the tip of the iceberg that goes down into the depths of a deep sea of the human condition. If there is one film that shows a completely honest viewpoint of life on the border of so many things."

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Silver City (**1/2) is on par with today’s political satire

This is one Sayles film that deserved to wallow in obscurity.

Dolphin Tale 2 (***1/2) Accomplishes what it sets out to do

Dolphin Tale 2 - 2014 Writer and Director Charles Martin Smith Starring Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Morgan Freeman, Bethany Hamilton Dolphin Tale 2 is a continuation of a story that is a sweet if derivative of real events.  This time around, Winter, a dolphin - who lost her tail fins and was nursed back to health … Continue reading Dolphin Tale 2 (***1/2) Accomplishes what it sets out to do

CPE and Em: Dolphin Tale adds filler to a real story

Dolphin Tale - 2011 Directed by Charles Martin Smith Starring Harry Connick, Jr., Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Jim Fitzpatrick, Winter, Austin Stowell Written by Karen Janszen, Noam Dromi The last time I thought of Charles Martin Smith, he got blasted by a double barrel in an elevator while escorting the accountant witness … Continue reading CPE and Em: Dolphin Tale adds filler to a real story