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artisanal film reviews | by maryann johanson

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life documentary review: meet the “wise old man” of Disney

Fri Aug 26 2016, 09:23pm | 1 comment

Miles Ahead movie review: where the music takes you

Fri Apr 22 2016, 02:09pm | 3 comments

What Happened, Miss Simone? documentary review: this is what happened

Tue Feb 16 2016, 05:46pm | 2 comments

Janis: Little Girl Blue documentary review: the painful soul of the music

Thu Dec 03 2015, 07:19pm | 2 comments

Trumbo movie review: liberal Hollywood? ha!

Thu Nov 19 2015, 05:16pm | 7 comments

He Named Me Malala documentary review: teach your children well

Fri Nov 06 2015, 01:06pm | 0 comments

Steve Jobs movie review: insanely great (#LFF2015)

Mon Oct 19 2015, 04:53pm | 11 comments

Legend movie review: badfellas

Fri Sep 11 2015, 09:17pm | 2 comments

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine documentary review: portrait of the symbol as a young man

Mon Feb 16 2015, 10:13pm | 32 comments

American Sniper movie review: a pawn in the game, misplayed

Wed Jan 14 2015, 10:08pm | 78 comments

Hockney documentary review (London Film Festival)

Fri Nov 28 2014, 05:06pm | 4 comments

Get on Up movie review: James Brown’s bad self

Fri Nov 21 2014, 02:28pm | 3 comments

Mr. Turner movie review: in the concrete abstract

Thu Oct 30 2014, 01:51pm | 6 comments

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz documentary review: threat to the system

Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:26pm | 4 comments

Yves Saint Laurent movie review: underdressed

Tue Jul 29 2014, 02:44pm | 4 comments

Finding Vivian Maier documentary review: secret art comes into the light

Fri Jul 18 2014, 03:54pm | 3 comments

Life Itself documentary review: he found it at the movies

Fri Jul 04 2014, 04:47pm | 8 comments

Jersey Boys movie review: it’s not only rock ’n’ roll…

Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:30pm | 15 comments

The Punk Singer documentary review: rage against the misogyny

Fri May 23 2014, 01:47pm | 2 comments

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia documentary review: repeating history

Thu May 22 2014, 10:28pm | 4 comments

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (aka The Butler) review: civil-rights servant

Mon Mar 10 2014, 04:56pm | 0 comments

The Missing Picture review: giving cinematic life to unillustrated memories

Sun Mar 02 2014, 11:20pm | 0 comments

The Wind Rises review: Jiro dreams of flying

Fri Feb 21 2014, 09:04pm | 61 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (86th Academy Awards) review

Wed Feb 05 2014, 12:36am | 1 comment

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom review

Wed Nov 27 2013, 11:22pm | 3 comments

Chasing Mavericks review

Tue Nov 05 2013, 10:42pm | 2 comments

Hawking review

Fri Sep 20 2013, 01:53pm | 2 comments

porn again? (The Look of Love review)

Fri Apr 26 2013, 04:58pm | 1 comment

The Wee Man (review)

Thu Jan 17 2013, 11:52pm | 3 comments

Heleno (review)

Fri Dec 07 2012, 02:38pm | 0 comments

Tatsumi (review)

Fri Jan 13 2012, 04:19pm | 0 comments

J. Edgar (review)

Mon Nov 14 2011, 05:49pm | 0 comments

Bobby Fischer Against the World (review)

Wed Jul 20 2011, 03:53pm | 0 comments

A Woman Like That (review)

Thu Mar 03 2011, 05:17pm | 0 comments

Nowhere Boy (review)

Fri Nov 05 2010, 12:15am | 0 comments

Howl (review)

Fri Oct 08 2010, 06:30pm | 0 comments

The Runaways (review)

Tue Mar 30 2010, 02:31pm | 26 comments

Coco Before Chanel (review)

Tue Nov 03 2009, 04:23pm | 0 comments

Amelia (review)

Fri Oct 23 2009, 06:05pm | 7 comments

Julie & Julia (review)

Thu Aug 06 2009, 02:51am | 11 comments

Tyson (review)

Mon Jun 08 2009, 02:34pm | 0 comments

Che (review)

Thu Jan 29 2009, 07:50pm | 9 comments

Notorious (review)

Fri Jan 16 2009, 10:35am | 28 comments

Milk (review)

Mon Dec 01 2008, 08:27am | 15 comments

W. (review)

Mon Oct 20 2008, 08:09am | 33 comments

The Duchess (review)

Sun Sep 28 2008, 07:14pm | 0 comments

Becoming Jane (review)

Thu Aug 02 2007, 02:31pm | 7 comments

Miss Potter (review)

Tue Jan 09 2007, 04:49pm | 0 comments

Raging Bull (review)

Thu Aug 10 2000, 04:49pm | 0 comments

GoodFellas (review)

Thu Aug 10 2000, 02:31pm | 2 comments

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