Brice Russo


American Made Fails to Address Sensitive Issues

From the very first scene, viewers of American Made know what they are getting themselves into as Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) deliberately startles the sleeping passengers on board by taking... Read more


Despite Its Compelling Scandal, Gold Falls Flat

Any scandal should be the perfect recipe for a compelling drama, and Gold is based on one of the greatest frauds in history, the 1993 Bre-X mining scandal. This is... Read more


Toni Erdmann Explores the Touching, Quirky Relationship between Father and Daughter

German director Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann is one of the boldest films of the year. Built on witty dialogue, bombastic set pieces, and great performances by its lead actors, it... Read more

Halftime Leisure

CV: Jill Stein’s circuits to the sun

2016 Presidential hopeful Jill Stein had a folk rock band in the 1990s called somebody’s sister (intentionally lowercase for some reason). The duo was made up of Stein and folk... Read more


It’s Accounting, What Could Be Boring About That?

The Accountant is the latest offering from director Gavin O’Connor (Warrior, Miracle). The crime drama offers very little in the way of crime and even less in the way of... Read more


Concert Preview: Ryan Bingham and Brian Fallon & the Crowes, The Lincoln Theater 9/28

The Texas raised singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham is probably best known for his work on the movie Crazy Heart for which he won an Academy Award and a Grammy.  In January... Read more