Excellent portrayal of the American media. Alas, the film ceases to be relevant the moment the cockroach comes back to life. From that moment on, the film is just another...
Among his numerous shorter works, Miller wrote and directed two feature films: JONES (2007), which was praised by Amy Taubin in Film Comment (among others), and GOD's LAND (2011), inspired by a true story about a religious group from Taiwan who travel to Texas to find the end of the world.
JonesJones (Trey Albright), a genial, young father-to-be, arrives for the first time in New York City for business. His work schedule allows for enjoyable strolls through the city and taking in the enormity he's unaccustomed to back home in South Carolina. He might even go see a lecture given by his favorite author, Haruki...Start your free trial to watch
God's LandAt the stroke of midnight on the 25th of March, in the suburban Texas town of Garland, the voice of God will be heard. The directive of the Creator will pre-empt all other programming on Cable Channel 18 and there He will deliver a message of eternal love, space travel and the end of the world. Teacher Chen is beckoned...Start your free trial to watch
Fandor is showing God's Land this weekend; the whole film is available. Log in as usual with Facebook or your subscriber account and enjoy.
This clip just showed the trailer for the film, so I'm addressing that only: Very intriguing! And moving. The trailer piqued my interest even moreso after reading the accompanying text.