These are the reviews
and other pieces I'm
working on this month.
Amazon DVDs: Shadow
& Lies (with James Franco), Hawthorne - The Complete Second Season [three-disc set], Leverage - The Third Season [four-disc set], and Lifetime's Taken from Me - The Tiffany Rubin Story.
Amazon Theatricals: X-Men: First Class (with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence),
Andrew Haigh's Weekend, and Na Hong-Jin's The Yellow Sea.
Armchair Commentary: Peter Falk obituary.
Still playing (or yet to open): Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Cir-
cumstance, The Conspirator, Forks over Knives, The Greatest Mo-
vie Ever Sold, I Am, Jane Eyre, Water for Elephants, and Win Win.
SIFFBlog: SIFF Dispatch #4, SIFF Dispatch #5, and Cracks
(Jordan Scott's debut with Eva Green and Juno Temple).
Video Librarian: Fest Selects: Best Lesbian Shorts, Vol.
1, Black Death, Broken Hill, Hobo with a Shotgun, Under the
Hammer [2-disc set], The Other Woman, Brain Freeze, Brok-
en Doors, Life Without - Youth with Incarcerated Parents Tell
Their Own Stories, Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories
(with Christina Ricci and Quentin Crisp), Minds on the Edge -
Facing Mental Illness, Sex in an Epidemic, The Storytel-
ling Class, These Are Our Children, Trust - Second Ac-
ts in Young Lives, Women of Faith - Women of the
Catholic Church Speak, Born Innocent (with Lin-
da Blair), Night After Night (1979 Catherine
Breillat film with Joe Dallesandro), Sis-
ters of War, Summer Eleven, and
Vanishing on 7th Street
Endnote: Image of X-Men: First Class's Magneto
(Michael Fassbender) from © Twentieth Century Fox.