About Robert Joseph Butler

Robert Butler is an award-winning filmmaker whose most recent feature length movie, "Love Immortal," won Best Horror Feature Film at the 24th annual Indie Gathering International Film Festival. His favorite films include: Mulholland Dr., 2001: A Space Odyssey, Persona, Pulp Fiction, Goodfellas, Sunset Blvd., Lost in Translation, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather, and Contempt.

End of Sentence

It has taken the newcomer producer-turned-director Elfar Adalsteins eight years to get his debut feature film off the ground, aptly titled "End of Sentence."His first feature is an overly familiar but multi-nuanced melodrama about the fragile relationship between a father and son (superbly played by John Hawkes and Logan Lerman), whose vulnerabilities and dynamics go through transitions and reconciliation upon their trip from [...]

Blood and Money

The title of John Barr's glum and equally taut "Blood and Money" is an unimaginative movie title, but the movie is not. While certainly a mixed bag, the film goes [...]

Spaceship Earth

The subtext of Matt Wolf's highly essential documentary, “Spaceship Earth ,” is just as relevant as the text, in this case, a rather straightforward documentary about a group of scientists [...]

The Wretched

It’s often difficult for any modern horror flick to feel fresh or become a game changer particularly in the case of this low-budget, homegrown film produced here in Michigan (reportedly [...]

Deerskin

A oddly callous, offbeat quirky dark comedy, “Deerskin” emerges as one of the most unpredictable films to be released so far this year, a small, absurdist and well-scripted film that's [...]

Extra Ordinary

Despite its world premiere at the 2019 SXSW, I entered the Irish comedy "Extra Ordinary" not knowing what to anticipate. In fact, when I first saw the teaser trailer, I [...]