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,…

Ebertfest 2012 – Take Shelter

There are several hot topics in American right now.  One, because it’s an election year, is the up-coming election.  Two, because she’s questionable, is Sarah Palin’s ability to do anything but look MILFy.  Three, is global warming.  Although it’s not inherently obvious or overtly stated, I believe the film Take Shelter is all about number…

Ebertfest 2012 – Higher Ground

“Faith must be the hardest thing to have faith in” – a brilliant statement for which I don’t wish to reveal who is responsible. According to a survey of three, equal to about 0.1875% of the audience, the most well-received film of this year’s Ebertfest was Higher Ground, an introspective part-time comedy about one woman’s…