Spotlight on Hi Mom! Film Festival

Home » Film » Spotlight   View Reader Comments JULY 11, 2007 Hi Mom! Film Festival BY ZACK SMITH The Fish Heads Fugue and Other Tales for Twilight The Hi Mom! Film Festival has always had a slight hint of chaos to it. Since it started in 1997, its creative direction as a short film […]

My Review of TRANSFORMERS

“Look—this is a two-hour and 20-minute Michael Bay/Steven Spielberg film based on a toy line of robots. It is quite possibly the most commercialized film ever made: No product goes unplaced, and one kid actually shouts, ‘This is a hundred times better than Armageddon!’ The phrase ‘This isn’t Shakespeare’ was invented for this movie.” Full […]

Fantastic Four Review

From the Independent Weekly:  FANTASTIC FOUR 2: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER—This sequel to the 2005 superhero adaptation is like being trapped in a room with a bad comedian for an hour and a half—though the fact that the film is only 90 minutes is immensely appealing in this summer of nearly three-hour sequels. No […]

Things I Have Written Recently

This is the first post of my new work blog.  More pages, with graphics and my resume and various old writings will be up late.  Here are links to some of my most recent articles: Newsarama: Nick Bertozzi on THE SALON and HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING Jeffrey Brown on THE INCREDIBLE CHANGE-BOTS Harlan Ellison on […]