Shea Whigham

  • Film

    September 29, 2011

    'Take Shelter' Tells of Apocalypse Now

    Mental and financial meltdown in this indie sleeper

  • Film

    April 14, 2011

    'The Conspirator' Is a Boring Lincoln Memorial

    Robert Redford helms another dull history lesson

  • Film

    March 3, 2011

    'Spooner' Is Love Crazy

    Recently crowned Sundance king Drake Doremus' early promise is evident in his directorial debut

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: Let's Get Social

    ‚ÄčIt's madness to think how fast the week has gone. Friday, and I'm still pinching myself, expecting to wake up. An informal study I've been conducting via highly advanced methods of verbal interaction (having a conversation, some call it) seems to indicate most filmmakers here, including myself, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Spooner is Hidden Gem at Newport Beach Film Fest

    Herman (Matthew Lillard) and Rose (Nora Zehetner) get a jump on their relationship in "Spooner."This post is based on one of life's happy accidents. Folks at the Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs through Thursday, asked weeks ago if I wanted to write about a film called Spooner, which was dire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 11-2-07

    This week's pick is a no-brainer. It's WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY. I don't think the movie has been promoted correctly -- I haven't seen any trailers, just those annoying li'l wraparound things on the OC Weekly papers. You may have been misled. I caught this movie at AFI Fest last year, when it had ... More >>