Browsing all articles from July, 2014.

I Origins

I Origins 

* * * * Great films always divide viewers, and I Origins, and Mike Cahill’s superbly thought-provoking examination of skepticism, belief, science, religion, true love and the existence of the soul, will be no exception.  As his second picture, following 2011’s notable Another Earth, I Origins reveals Cahill’s estimable screenwriting and directing capabilities at full […]

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Filmmaker Mike Cahill and Star Michael Pitt Search for Answers in I Origins, the Year’s Most Thought-Provoking Movie

Filmmaker Mike Cahill and Star Michael Pitt Search for Answers in I Origins, the Year’s Most Thought-Provoking Movie 

A picture as intelligent and sophisticated as the offbeat new drama I Origins is a rarity in American movies, but given that this one was written and directed by Mike Cahill, who gave us 2011’s similarly thoughtful Another Earth, it’s no surprise. But his former film was merely a warm-up for his infinitely more complex […]

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The Fluffy Movie Funny Man Gabriel Iglesias Finds Passion, Universality in Comedy

The Fluffy Movie Funny Man Gabriel Iglesias Finds Passion, Universality in Comedy 

Gabriel Iglesias just may be the first celeb I’ve seriously drank with, if you can count knocking back a couple in a suite at Chicago’s James Hotel, ground zero for the star’s junket to promote this weekend’s opener and Iglesias’ stand-up concert film, The Fluffy Movie.  Disarmingly sweet-natured and over accommodating, Iglesias, the wildly popular […]

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