DVD Review: ‘Restless’

★★★☆☆  Gus Van Sant’s Restless (2011), which debuted in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes last year, fell out of view rather quickly. This may be because while it is certainly much more accessible than Van Sant’s arch-arthouse work like Elephant (2003) and Last Days (2005), it lacks the Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘In Time’

★★★★☆ Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried lead a very handsome ensemble cast in Andrew Niccol’s film In Time (2011), released now on triple play DVD. Niccol wrote Peter Weir’s The Truman Show (1998) and made his directorial debut with the oft-forgotten Gattaca (1997), both clever examples of modern science fiction. Continue Reading