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The Luv Doc: Unrecyclables
Keeping the environment clean is a dirty goddamned business
"...Rest assured, Pop-Tart, that somewhere far down the recycling..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Red Wing
Honest, down-home flavor mixes with melodramatic excess in this Texas-made movie produced by Terrence Malick.
"...master of pacing and transitions. Although suited to its environment, the film’s slow pace only emphasizes its weaknesses: inconsistent..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Family
The family that slays together, stays together – even in witness protection.
"...– who refuse to blend inconspicuously into their new environment despite the $20 million bounty on their collective head...."

Sept. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Greedy Lying Bastards
The greedy lying bastards are those responsible for destroying our planet's climate, and this documentary is naming names.
"...Earth’s natural cycles or of human interference with the environment) is preventing us from dealing with the immediate, pervasive..."

March 8, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Cofer In for Council
Solid Waste Advisory Commissioner Rick Cofer declares for council
"...(3) Environment & Energy..."

Dec. 17, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ocean's Thirteen
This heist franchise has settled into a kind of hipster equanimity.
"...his pals back in their native Las Vegas, an environment that’s not only the perfect backdrop for their kind..."

June 15, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Offside
Deeply immersive, thought-provoking, and quite often funny, Offside depicts the resourcefulness women in Iran must rely on in order to enter a stadium to watch, no less play, soccer.
"...bit slow even in its 92 minutes, with more environment than story, but deeply immersive and thought-provoking, and quite..."

June 8, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Shortbus
John Cameron Mitchell's sophomore film effort asserts – with great gusto and even a brass band – our universal right to sexual happiness.
"...art, and love anarchy in a relaxed and supportive environment. Stage left, enter Sofia (Lee), who’s one of those..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

L'Enfant
This Cannes Palme d'Or winner presents a maelstrom of grit, crime, poverty, and bureaucratic gridlock.
"...attempts to undo his misdeeds. The Dardennes exploit their environment masterfully – the dank and shadowy interiors of semi-abandoned..."

May 5, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Ice Age: The Meltdown
An exercise in the superfluous, this sequel lacks the original film’s geniality – and all of its pro-environment stumping.
"...the original film’s geniality – and all of its pro-environment stumping – has gone missing; what we have instead..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A History of Violence
Cronenberg's new horror film implicitly tackles the old question of nature vs. nurture: What are we born with and what do we acquire from our environment?
"...born with and what do we acquire from our environment? This new Cronenberg film (written by Josh Olson from..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Elephant
Gus Van Sant examines the petri dish that grows the lethal seeds of high school disaster, à la Columbine.
"...way of easy answers. Like the forbidding high school environment, with its echoey hallways and effortless, between-class boredom, the..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Das Experiment
"...citizen “prisoners” were placed in an artificially created prison environment for 14 days to see just what would happen..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Clockstoppers
"...the wearer's motion to the point that his surrounding environment appears frozen in time. Imagine the wealth of practical..."

April 5, 2002 Movie Review by Russell Smith

La Ciénaga
Martel's debut film is a family portrait of people falling down the class ladder.
"...interested in farming the fetid social, cultural, and physical environment in which her characters dwell. The setting is a..."

Jan. 4, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School
"...of Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment, offers a survey of how American schoolteachers are dealing..."

Sept. 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All Creatures Great and Small
With the current state of the environment, long belabored by activists and scientists who point to any number of warning signs of planetary collapse, it makes sense, Chronicle contributor Dan Oko writes, that writers with deep green inclinations would juggle literary aesthetics and scientific data in their efforts to jar us from the stupefying impact of too much information and too much bad news.
"...he said, journalism and nonfiction might help waken our environmental sympathies but were unlikely vehicles for the deep commitment..."

May 18, 2001 Books Feature by Dan Oko

Taste of Cherry
"...set in austere, bleak surroundings, Taste of Cherry's stark environment is appropriate to its existential pursuit of life-and-death questions...."

Oct. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Butcher Boy
"...is both a sympathetic figure, a product of his environment, and a stone cold killer, who seems all the..."

May 1, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

It's in the Water
"...trauma of coming out in a less than supportive environment and lived to laugh about it. Enjoy that, and..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Halfmoon
"...is no small thing, for in Bowles' universe the environment is always a governing element in the human drama...."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Window to Paris
"...All the characters have different reactions to their new environment, the richness of which contrasts greatly with that of..."

May 19, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Only the Brave
"...how one's sense of self can be consumed by environment. Only the Brave centers on Alex and Vicki, two..."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

A Man of No Importance
"...about Alfie, though, and how his life and his environment have conspired to repress many of the ideas and..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Blue Kite
"...settings, and its story about people coping within their environment. Divided into three parts, this film is narrated by..."

Sept. 9, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Salmonberries
"...The effect of watching them in this spare Alaskan environment is visually haunting though what is expressed, both verbally..."

July 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ruby in Paradise
"...portrait of both Ruby and her coastal Florida panhandle environment, Ruby in Paradise has an amazing presence. Its realism,..."

Feb. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taiga
"...desolate peaks in the distance. It's a harsh, sterile environment, despite its natural beauty, with cold winds forever whipping..."

Nov. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lost in Yonkers
"...as disabilities, are the double-edged outgrowths of Grandma's stifling environment and legacy...."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Efficiency Expert
"...dignity and respect. It is within this time and environment that The Efficiency Expert is set -- a quaint,..."

Dec. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

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