“Cheatin'” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Cheatin’ (2015; Bill Plympton) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes In a genre overwhelmingly dominated by major studios, nine-digit budgets, digital animation, wisecracking animals, A-list voice casts, and costly pop song licensing rights, animator Bill Plympton remains an iconoclast. Cheatin’, which premiered at Slamdance 2014 but is only now […]

A Rare Noir is Good to Find! Festival

Assault on the Pay Train (1962; Roberto Farias) Grade: B+ By Mike Dub Almost every heist movie ever made invests half its time depicting the expertise and  professionalism involved in the detailed planning of the caper, then leads to an ostensibly heart-pounding climax in which the crime is […]

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