A BIRDER’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING

A Birder’s Guide To Everything is a realistic coming-of-age movie where the conflicts presented are small, the triumphs are equally small, but the questions asked are as big as they are significant. By the time the movie starts, David (Kodi Smith-Mcphee) has already lost his mother. He deals with it the way most teenagers deal with anything and pulls back and spends most of his time sulking. The only time he actually seems to be enjoying life is when he is birding, a hobby that his mother instilled in him. On his way to school, he spots an unusual looking duck … Continue reading A BIRDER’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING

Movie Beat – 03.21.14

A Birder’s Guide to Everything – To be a birder, all you need is a good eye, an excited mind and a motley crew of companions to keep things interesting when the birds decided to stay on the mysterious side. Not the typical hobby of a fifteen-year-old, but David Portnoy (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is far from typical. That’s how he stumbled upon a very rare, thought to be extinct duck. He will need a clear photo, and that will require the help of his friends, a girl he just met and a mentor. This duck might just help David come-of-age. Co-starring … Continue reading Movie Beat – 03.21.14

Movie Beat – 02.28.14

The Bag Man – The role of a Bag Man is a time-honored tradition. Heartless, ruthless and cold, the Bag Man kills for money and is hired because he kills. This Bag Man (John Cusack) has been hired by this mobster (Robert De Niro) to transport the bag to this rundown motel loaded with these shady people (Rebecca Da Costa, Crispin Glover, Dominic Purcell). Why bring all these characters under one roof? You’ll have to watch to find that out, but one thing we can be certain of, it will not end without a fair amount of bloodshed. Directed by … Continue reading Movie Beat – 02.28.14