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Production stills from the short film THE BEST DAY

Production stills from the short film THE BEST DAY

Posted on January 20th, 2011

My new short film is taking shape! The editing process is in full effect and everything is going smoothly. Stay tuned for updates and here are a few great pictures taken by Katie Crouch during the production…

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10 Most Overrated Movies of 2010 by COOP

10 Most Overrated Movies of 2010 by COOP

Posted on January 18th, 2011

Every year there are several acclaimed films that really rub me the wrong way. It’s not that I don’t agree they are all good, some are and some aren’t, but something about them bugged me and no one can convince me otherwise.

I plan on getting some hate mail for these because they are all popular choices for critics as well as the general public. Hopefully many of you will agree with me on one or more of these because let’s face it, it’s awards season and I’ve got a bad feeling that Inception isn’t going to win a thing despite being the best movie of the year. That sad realization makes this list feel like sweet justice…






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COOP’S TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2010

COOP’S TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2010

Posted on January 4th, 2011

Wow, shooting even a short film takes a lot out of you. Especially if you’re handling the writing, producing, directing, etc… It distracts you from things, such as the website you’ve been building for the past few years.

No, the Small Town Critic site is not defunct, just transitioning to encompass all of my projects, including movie reviews, short films, festival screenings, screenwriting seminars and whatever else I’ve got going on.

To get things on track for the New Year (2011? When did that happen?), here are my top 10 movie pics of the last year…






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