David Warshofsky

Graphic novel adaptation stays funny despite diluting the acid.
Twenty-first century pop culture has embraced comic book characters in movies and television; comics themselves, however, remain somewhat more marginal. But while superhero comics struggle with falling readerships and a stagnant market, the flip...
High seas pirate drama gets it right.
It’s not fashionable to admire 'terrorists' anymore. The Battle of Algiers (1966), once a darling of the world’s art house buffs, has lost its revered status through the ravages of time and a movie audience that prefers its action to have...
Nutty couple mines insight from trivial quirk.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: American filmmaker and performance artist Miranda July’s long-awaited second feature is roughly twice as quirky as her charmingly eccentric debut feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know – which is saying something. For a...
The film is pretty funny, but a bit over-extended.
When Lila, Patricia Arquette, was 12 years old, hair started growing all over her body; she hid in the forest for many years. Then she met Nathan, Tim Robbins, a scientist involved in training mice to have good table manners. In the woods, Lila...