Shane Carruth and David Sullivan in 'Primer.'

‘Primer’ on Netflix

“I’m starving. I haven’t eaten since later this afternoon.” The most inventive time travel film ever made, Shane Carruth’s almost one man production (he’s director, writer, producer, star, sometime camera operator, and pretty much anything else that needed to be done) is also the most aggressively, tantalizingly obtuse. Aaron (Shane Carruth) and Abe (David Sullivan) […]

What to watch the week of Friday, June 5

Netflix continues their foray into splashy, ambitious original series with “Sense8,” a sprawling science fiction thriller created by Andy and Lana Wachowski (“The Matrix” films) with “Babylon 5” creator J. Michael Straczynski. Daryl Hannah, Naveen Andrews, Freema Agyeman, and Doona Bae (of the Wachowskis’s “Cloud Atlas”) star in a story of eight strangers from around […]

Rabbit Hole

What to watch the week of Friday, May 15

Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand After four nominations, Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for “Still Alice,” playing a renowned linguistics professor who is diagnosed with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease while still in the prime of a rich and happy life. It veers between familiar disease-of-the-week drama and touching portrait of a strong, […]