Posts Tagged ‘africa’

Fire in the Blood (2013)

Fire in the Blood (2013)
”Quite frankly, at the end, the companies are running the U.S. government. They are pulling the strings.” – Peter Rost, MD, former Vice-President of Pfizer, Inc. It is fortuitous that the documentary Fire in the Blood came along at around the same time as the Neill Blomkamp movie Elysium (click...
March 21st, 2014 | DVD Reviews | Read More

Grand comme le Baobab (2012)

Grand comme le Baobab (2012)
Grand comme le Baobab (Tall as the Baobab Tree) is the first narrative feature from young American director/producer/writer Jeremy Teicher. Shot entirely on location in a village in rural Senegal, …Baobab tells the story of a village and a people on the verge of modernity, of a community in the...
October 14th, 2012 | Feature, Film Reviews | Read More

Sleeping Sickness (2011)

Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Where to begin with Sleeping Sickness? I can only divulge the first third of its plot, merely suggest genre, and much less express my feelings intelligibly for fear of giving away the film’s myriad surprises. Perhaps it’s an enigmatic thriller set around the world of medicine, specifically...
October 22nd, 2011 | Feature, Film Reviews | Read More

The Dead (2010)

The Dead (2010)
Just when you think it’s becoming more and more impossible to churn out a zombie movie that has a slightly different angle on the situation along comes a zombie movie with a slightly different angle on the situation. The Dead is a very impressive, unassuming little horror movie fully deserving of all...
October 12th, 2011 | Film Reviews | Read More