Critics’ picks, November 15–21, 2012
Too late for a Clueless reunion? As if!
Dir. Amy Heckerling. 2012. PG-13. 92mins. Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Dan Stevens, Richard Lewis, Sigourney Weaver, Wallace Shawn.
As Cher Horowitz might put it, we are totally butt-crazy in love with this vampire buddy comedy, which reunites Silverstone with Clueless director Heckerling. Available on demand widely.
2. Sleep Tight
Dir. Jaume Balagueró. 2011. N/R. 102mins. In Spanish with subtitles. Luis Tosar, Marta Etura, Alberto San Juan.
One of the directors of [REC] returns with a much more plausible (and skin-crawling) scenario: A disturbed concierge (Tosar) terrorizes an unsuspecting tenant. Available on Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, iTunes and VUDU.
3. The Campaign
Dir. Jay Roach. 2012. R. 85mins. Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott.
No matter how you voted last week, there’s no better way to close this election season than watching Ferrell punch out the dog from The Artist. Available on demand widely.