American Romance

Researching her book on the Diorama Killer has brought writer Faye Williams to the door of washed up Sheriff, Ricky Stern, who is struggling to come to terms with his role in taking down one of the FBI’s most wanted. It had been against this backdrop that honeymooners, Jeff and Krissy Madison, found themselves knocking on […]

Dead Man’s Burden

Opening with a startling act of violence, this tense, classically crafted indie Western takes place in the aftermath of the Civil War on a hardscrabble homestead in New Mexico where the McCurry clan has been struggling to survive. Martha McCurry sees salvation in selling the family farm, against the wishes of her father. With the patriarch’s death, she seizes her opportunity, but her plans are upset by the unexpected return of her brother Wade, a defector to the Union Army long thought dead. Jared Moshé’s impressive first feature depicts a family in the lethal grip of its own civil war. [Synopsis courtesy of Los Angeles Film Festival]

The Oregonian

A girl gets in a car accident and wanders through the woods, encountering all kinds of nightmarish things.