Alex Arabian is a film critic, journalist, and freelance filmmaker. His work has been featured in the San Francisco Examiner, AwardsCircuit.com, and PopMatters.com. His favorite film is Edward Scissorhands. It goes without saying that not all films are good, per se, but he believes that he owes the artists contributing to the medium film analyses that are insightful, well-informed, and respectful to craft. Check out more of his work on makingacinephile.com!
Brigsby Bear isn't only for the dreamers, it's for anyone who ever stalled at pursuing a something dear to them for fear of failing.
Marjorie Prime is a subtly effective and wondrous glance at the potential ramifications of the future of artificial intelligence technology.
The Sabbatical isn't your typical midlife crisis film - it is highly unpredictable in the best sense of the word.
This insightful, genre bending thriller shouldn't slip under the radar- it should transform Victor Almanzar to an in-demand screen presence.
Frank Vs. God delivers a solid thought provoking film about a man who loses everything and fights against the term "act of good".
The Seeker is a testament to Cloud Cult's commitment to exploring new heights in the synergy between music and visual artistry.
The Mummy, while primed to be an intelligent blockbuster, lacks a cohesive storyline, solid characters and originality.
Alex Arabian discusses Donnie Darko, a masterpiece that remains one of the most relevant, urgent and timely films of the last 50 years.
Band Aid is a fantastic directorial debut- an utterly charming romantic comedy and an irresistible musical rolled into one.