DVD directors’ cuts imply a better version than the theatrical release. In fact, says Mark Palermo, some of them make great films worse.
by Mark Palermo | Nov 3, 2005
The crime-solving journalist genre is a sure-bet with critics. State of Play has a great ensemble, but it keeps a distance that leaves a viewer cold.
by Mark Palermo | Apr 23, 2009
Neither wild nor sad enough and at a safe distance from pain.
by Mark Palermo | Feb 10, 2016
Director, screenwriter and former Coast film critic Mark Palermo grabbed the brass ring when he collaborated with Hollywood filmmaker Joseph Kahn on his new, uncatagorizable feature film, Detention, opening this weekend. Here’s how it all got done.
by Mark Palermo | Apr 26, 2012
The summer movie season is over, and though critics hated The Smurfs and Transformers, they were big hits. In response, Team Coast sounds off on movies they love that (almost) no one else does.
by Hillary Titley | Sep 1, 2011
The teenage sci-fi flick misses the mark with its alien-human relationships.
by Mark Palermo | Feb 17, 2011
Blu-ray or DVD, it doesn’t matter to our critics. It’s what’s on the screen that counts
by Carsten Knox | Dec 16, 2010
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