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.

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 [...]

Beanpole

At once a deeply compelling character study and an affecting human melodrama, "Beanpole" begins in Liningard, Russia 1945, right after Russia's involvement in WW2,  and the film runs all the [...]