Not a bad movie, but it feels a little too "manufactured" at times. The actors on screen are fun to watch, and the story is interesting, but in the end it doesn't feel like much happened.
It was so exciting to attend the premiere of this "lost" George A. Romero film that hasn't been seen since 1973. Romero was commissioned by Lutheran Services in Pittsburgh to do a film talking about the importance of respecting and helping the elderly. I'm still wondering if they knew what they were getting into asking Romero. Haha. Romero gives us a shorter film (clocks in at about an hour) that follows an elderly man in a surreal version of an…
Witnesses and victims tell their stories about the day Charles Whitman began firing on random people from the tower at the University of Texas. As they tell their stories the events are re-enacted and animated. This is one of the most powerful documentaries I have ever seen. It feels so personal, and the re-enactments truly make you feel like you're reliving that day right beside them. Highly recommend this!