Helvetica

Documentary Produced and directed by Gary Hustwit Director Gary Hustwit clearly feels passionate about typefaces. So do the graphic designers he interviews. Some consider the ubiquitous san serif font for which the movie is named to be brilliant and almost sacred--the perfect choice for everything. Another, only half joking, blames Helvetica for the Iraq war. … Continue reading Helvetica

The Savages

A Family drama/comedy Written and directed by Tamara Jenkins In Slums of Beverly Hills, Tamara Jenkins explored adolescence and the beginning of adult responsibility. In her new film, The Savages, she explores its end. More specifically, The Savages concerns itself with two siblings in early middle-age confronting that very difficult moment in life when a … Continue reading The Savages