Judy (2019)

Judy Garland will always be remembered for her classic role in The Wizard of Oz, however, her story only starts there. Her struggles throughout life led to a tragic and unrelenting lifestyle that is catalogued in this love letter to her memory.

Down By Law (1986)

Local DJ, Zack (Waits), pimp, Jack (Lurie), and Italian tourist, Roberto (Benini) all find themselves locked up in a New Orleans jail, with their own varying level of guilt and responsibility. All three of them are in states of isolation prior to going into prison and the camaraderie they build helps break them out. The…

Magnificent Ambersons, The (1942)

Orson Welles’ second film, The Magnificent Ambersons, is an adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s novel of the same name. The second industrial revolution and the advent of the automobile function as the catalyst that brings a well-to-do family from the pinnacle of status and wealth down to ruin. The woes of the silk shoe generation are…

November (2017)

Deals with the devil, adhoc supernatural mechanical beings, shape-shifting, and elegant cinematography all help bring Rainer Sarnet’s Estonian folklore film to life. November, based on the Novel, Rehepapp, by Andrus Kivirähk, is set in an impoverished 19th century Estonian town as it prepares for a visitation from deceased ancestors. It quickly becomes apparent that supernatural…

Coda (2013) – Short Film

An animated exploration of the moments following death. This somber look at life reveals the importance of appreciating our experience while we still can.