Raffi Asdourian

[Marrakech Review] Steel Flower

A suitcase clanks back and forth over the barren streets of Busan, spilling its contents as its owner desperately tries to stuff them back inside. This chaotic ...

[Review] Chi-Raq

Spike Lee's made his career by tackling, head-on, important socio-political issues revolving around race, inequality, and prejudice. With his latest entry, Chi-...

[Fantastic Fest Review] Too Late

A seedy Los Angeles-set crime caper filtered through an Elmore Leonard novel is where you might find Dennis Hauck’s debut feature film Too Late. Presented out o...

[Fantastic Fest Review] Schneider vs. Bax

Hitman films tend to be action-packed and heavy with tropes familiar to that particular sub-genre of thrillers. Yet Dutch filmmaker Alex van Warmerdam hopes to ...

[Fantastic Fest Review] Klovn Forever

Those familiar with the off-kilter comedic duo behind the Danish TV series Klown (or Klovn as it is known in Denmark) -- which spurned one of the most hilarious...

Raffi Asdourian’s Top 10 Films of 2014

2014 has been an unusual year for movies, but nevertheless a strong one. For me, it started off in Sundance with a plethora of great films that lingered lon...