November 28, 2015

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The Ugly Years

Posted November 26, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Covers to the Vidal related books under review

Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini (Doubleday, 480 pages, $30, ISBN-13: 978-0385537568, October 13, 2015 [Vidal’s birthday]) Sympathy for the Devil: Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal, Michael Mewshaw (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 224 pages, $24, ISBN-13: 978-0374280482, January 13, 2015) In Bed with Gore Vidal, Tim Teeman, Paperback (Riverdale Avenue […]

Webcast #164 – 2015

Posted November 20, 2015 by D. K. Holm

KQAC Posters

This week Marc, Mindy, Mona, and DKH discuss the ’50s domestic romance Brooklyn ; the arty Joli-Pitt marrital drama By the Sea; the remake of the South American drama, Secret in Their Eyes;  Theeb; a documentary about a philanthropist, Rosenwald; the story of a newspaper’s reporting of a priest scandal, Spotlight; and the mining near-tragedy The 33.

Webcast #163 – 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Some of the movies under review this week

While Ed is on a break, the remaining trio take a look at Love, the new film from the controversial Gaspar Noé; Miss You Already, a dying friend film with Drew Barrymore; The Keeping Room, a siege  tale set in the south during the Civil War; the Chinese film, The Nightingale;  School of Babel, documentary about immigrant […]

Webcast #162 – 2015

Posted October 30, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Some of this week's films

With an additional guest expert, this week the reviewers dwell on Room, Burnt, Labyrinth of Lies, Norway, and with guest reviewer Mindy Konczal, Truth, the film about the Dan Rather scandal at CBS.      

Webcast #161 – 2015

Posted October 23, 2015 by D. K. Holm

This week a reduced team discusses The Assassin, The Last Witchhunter, Rock the Kasbah, The Experimentor, and the Iceland film Grandpa.

Webcast #160 – 2015

Posted October 15, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Some of this week's movies

Among the film discussed by the quartet are Crimson Peak, the new Guillermo del Toro gothic, Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead, a history of National Lampoon magazine, Beasts of No Nation, about child soldiers in Africa, Steve Jobs, the latest film about the computer developer, Voyagers Without Trace, about an historic kayak expedition, and much more.   […]

Webcast #159 – 2015

Posted October 2, 2015 by D. K. Holm

This week, the team welcomes back Ed with reviews of the The Martian, Sicario, The Walk, Coming Home, Goodnight Mommy, Finders Keepers, We Come as Friends, and mentions of the Portland Queer Film Festival, and the Lovecraft Film Festival.

Webcast #158 – 2015

Posted September 25, 2015 by D. K. Holm


This week the three-legged team offers critiques of Time Out of Mind, with Richard Gere as a homeless man; Meet the Patels, a documentary about a nutty family;  Wildlike, an indie journey tale; and Stonewall, about the birth of the gay rights movement.

Webcast #157 – 2015

Posted September 18, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Movies discussed in episode 157

This week there is a diversity of opinion over Black Mass, about Boston criminal James Bulger, the unnecessary Everest, Lily Tomlin in Grandma, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, the latest YA adaptation, the romantic comedy Sleeping with Other People, the documentary The Man Who Saved the World, and Home from Home, the prequel to Heimat.  

Webcast #156 – 2015

Posted September 11, 2015 by D. K. Holm

Movies under review for show no. 156

This week the team takes a look at The Visit, 7 Chinese Brothers, The Second Mother, Blind, and  Hockney.

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