Sweet Grass

Gonna be writing about  this at length, and we’ll have the review up anon, but Sweetgrass is one of the films you might want to run out and get a Cinequest ticket for right away. It’s playing early on in the fest, Feb 24 and Feb 26; a documentary of such visual stunningness that [...]

The Good Heart, Cinequest opener

Looking forward to the opener at the California Theatre Tuesday Feb 23: first off because The Good Heart is another marker in the history of booze-soaked cinema (top 5 being, at this writing Barfly [no matter what intrepid tavernaut R. Meltzer thinks about it], Shut Yer Dirty Little Mouth, Cry Danger,  Leaving Las Vegas and uh, [...]

Cinequest: a man about a dog

Got a message from Timothy Plain, who urges one and all to see his short Man’s Best Friend at the Comedy Favorites Shorts Program at Cinequest. He and pal Jake Grand shot it in San Fran for two grand, and it concerns a man who learns to love again—love his dog. Of the shorts I’ve [...]