Actor/writer Greg Stuhr’s insight and appreciation for his birthplace, Buffalo, New York, and the Niagara Falls area is featured front and center in The American Side, his collaborative detective drama directed and co-written by Jenna Ricker. Although the material isn’t particularly new and noteworthy here, Stuhr’s passion for this story shines through. (BKP: 3/5) Review… Continue reading THE AMERICAN SIDE


Review of Free the Nipple by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Actress and first-time director Lina Esco tackles women’s rights in her new, appropriately titled film Free the Nipple. At only 79 minutes long, the well-intentioned flick is drawn-out, predictable, and uninspiring. Esco’s political statement begins when her character “With,” interviews feminist activist “Liv” (Lola… Continue reading FREE THE NIPPLE