The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Virtual Insanity: ‘An Invitation Out’ West Coast Premiere by Quantum Dragon

An overlong, clichéd script is saved by great direction, a super cast, and eye-popping creative choices.

Thursday, 19 December, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Note I Wrote when I Deleted My Facebook

Last month, I logged on for the first time in three years just to kill my account. Here’s how I told my hundreds of friends.

Sunday, 6 January, 2019 · 2 Comments

Decent Results: ‘Searching’ Film Review

Fine performances and believable visuals elevate a by-the-numbers thriller.

Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 · 1 Comment

New World, Same Problems: ‘New World Disorder’ at Gritty City Rep

Bold acting choices, creative set design, and an intriguing-if-uneven script make for an interesting show by Gritty City Rep.

Thursday, 14 December, 2017 · 2 Comments

Love Machine: ‘The Watson Intelligence’ at Shotgun

Though Shotgun pulls off some grand production design, Madeleine George’s script doesn’t successfully tackle the themes it ponders.

Monday, 14 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Circle’ Jerk

Cheesy “acting” and ham-fisted technophobia make one want to delete this film as soon as possible.

Sunday, 30 April, 2017 · 2 Comments