Joel Bissonnette

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Passenger Side Review


Very Good
This road movie has a thoroughly indie tone: it's indulgent and cute and features a great soundtrack. It also has terrifically snarky dialog and a growing sense of mystery that keeps us gripped.

Michael (Scott) is annoyed when his ex-addict brother Tobey (Bissonnette) turns up on the morning of his birthday and asks him to drive him around for the day since his car has broken down. Tobey seems to have a vague mission, and he drags Michael with him on various errands and strange encounters around Los Angeles and out to Joshua Tree. It's like a scavenger hunt that's somehow related to Tobey's girlfriend Theresa (Tunney), a fellow ex-junkie who Michael doesn't want to talk about.

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Suspicious River Review


Terrible
You'll have trouble tracking down a more unwatchable movie this year than Suspicious River, which both firmly installs Molly Parker as the unequivocal goddess of freak-out not-quite-porn movies and will have you wondering just how bad a script has to be in order to get a movie made.

Director Lynne Stopkewich last worked with Parker on the film Kissed, which offered Parker as a mortuary embalmer who had sex with her dead clients. Here she's strictly having sex with the living. She's a receptionist at a seedy motel -- and she's the reason it's seedy. You pay $60 for the room. Then you pay $60 for her to come round and give you oral sex.

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