Written June 25, 2012
"The Color Wheel" filmed in grainy black and white 16mm, indiscriminate year; follows a brother and sister over a weekend journey to collect her belongings from her teacher/lover; she was studying broadcast journalism. Alex Ross Perry and Carlen Altman co- wrote the script and portray the troubled brother and sister: "Colin" and "JR"...
The movie sinks miserably into a quagmire of "likedom" from the moment we meet the Professor/Teacher/Lover of JR. A Professor of Journalism who cannot complete a 10 –word- sentence without 5 "like's"; was this irony on the part of the writers? The disease, "like" the Black Plague spreads from actor to actor, one excruciating scene after another; bombarding, crucifying, sacrificing anything worthwhile on the altar of one four- letter- word. The movie's disturbingly 83 minutes, even with a reel change (first since childhood), easily reduced to 60 minutes with the elimination of --!
ONE & 1/2 STARS!
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