Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

If my years of loving cinema have taught me one thing, it is to always be wary of a ‘passion project’. I’m talking about those movies who have a single writer/director/actor attached to them. Sometimes it really works, like Yentl or Annie Hall, and other times it really, really doesn’t; I’m thinking William Shatner’s Groom Lake…

Touchy Feely (2013)

Touchy Feely, written and directed by Lynn Shelton, premiered last January at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film, telling the story of a successful massage therapist who suddenly develops a phobia of human contact, received mixed reviews upon initial viewing and has continued to do so since in most of its limited releases. Finally…