Mean Creek – One of my favourite independent film experiences.

Mean Creek Release Date: January 15, 2004 (Sundance Film Festival) Director: Jacob Aaron Estes Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz Runtime: 90 min Tagline: Beneath the surface, everyone has a secret. After a young boy, Sam (Rory Culkin), is bullied by a troubled fat boy, George (Josh Peck); Sam’s brother, Rocky, and Marty concoct a [...]

We Need to Talk About Kevin – A disturbing and unique experience.

We Need to Talk About Kevin Release Date: September 4, 2011 (First U.S. Festival Release Date) Director: Lynne Ramsay Stars: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller Runtime: 112 min [I've written about this over at, but I wanted to post it on here, too!] This film is wonderfully adapted from a fairly overlooked novel of the same [...]