Stephen Dorff

The Motel Life Movie

The Motel Life

In The Motel Life, an adaptation of the Willy Vlautin novel, an intense brotherly love is the only thing keeping Frank and Jerry Lee (Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff, respectively) afloat amid a sea of deep-seeded problems. It’s as sad as it sounds, but co-directors Gabe and Alan Polsky infuse their murky dual character-study with Read More
Stephen Dorff and Gabe Polsky talk ‘The Motel Life’, Roles Worth Fighting For Interview

Stephen Dorff and Gabe Polsky talk ‘The Motel Life’, Roles Worth Fighting For

Two brothers, Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan, are forced to live life on the run after Jerry Lee accidentally hits and kills a little boy while driving. With their lives slowly falling apart, the brothers must rely on and support each other through cold winter nights in the desert towns of Nevada, using their imagination Read More
Zaytoun Movie

Zaytoun

Director Eran Riklis awkwardly sets a breezy odd-couple road trip movie under the dark cloud of the Israeli-Arab conflict in Zaytoun. The extreme polarity Riklis’ heavy-handed, inappropriately silly humor and the horrifying depictions of the 1982 war in Lebanon in which the story is set cancel each other out and leave nothing but a cringe-worthy, Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 10 and Closing Night Recap Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: Day 10 and Closing Night Recap

On MVFF’s gigantic penultimate day, a quintet of some of the industry’s most exciting directors gathered for a meeting of the minds, the stars and directors of At Middleton and Beside Still Waters unveiled their respective films to packed houses, and the whole lot of them partied it up in the beautiful town of Tiburon, right down the Read More
Brake Movie

Brake

The confinement genre is on an upward trend as of late and you can add another to the list, Brake. The title of the film would have been better suited named Trunk, as the entire film takes place in a trunk of a vehicle that our hero is trapped in. Perhaps the title was going Read More