While Chris Lay liked the first film in the Klown franchise, he argues that the bad outweighs the good in the sequel, Klown Forever.
Chris Lay admires the impressive cast assembled by director Jeff Baena for his independent comedy, Joshy, a film that asks the question: Are the five stages of grief attainable at your bachelor party?
Missed Madison Film Festival Eisenstein in Guanajuato | Peter Greenaway | UK, Netherlands | 2015 Four Star | Madison Public Library | Netflix | GoWatchIt Chris Lay suggests that Eisenstein in Guanajuato is not for the queasy, or for those unfamiliar with the cinema of Peter Greenaway. So far in the Missed Madison Film Fest, […]
Missed Madison Film Festival Christmas, Again | Charles Poekel | USA | 2014 | 80 minutes Amazon Prime | Fandor | GoWatchIt Chris Lay looks at Charles Poekel’s debut feature, a nominee for the John Cassavetes Award at this year’s Independent Spirit Awards, and suggests it is not as saccharine sweet as you might expect […]
Missed Madison Film Festival Bone Tomahawk | S. Craig Zahler | USA | 2015 | 132 minutes Four Star | Madison Public Library | Amazon Prime | GoWatchIt Guest critic Chris Lay prepares you for the Brothers Grim level twistedness of Bone Tomahawk, a western that alternates between strong character work and even stronger grisly violence. […]