Kumaré – film review (B+)

Vikram Ghandi.  That’s the most guru-like name you’re likely to ever hear, and it’s a real name.  The guru part?  Well, that’s different.  This Ghandi was born and raised in northern New Jersey and speaks English as well as anyone.  But when he wants, he can make you think he’s straight from India.  In fact,…

Martha Marcy May Marlene – film review

Last name, maybe – Manson? What starts out like a peaceful, Quaker farmhouse somewhere out in nowhere turns out to be a quiet, isolated cult of about 20 men and women.  The men eat dinner first, then the women – but significantly less food is available.  Sex is part of the initiation, sometimes in a…