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.

Bacurau

If the term genre-blurring didn't exist, it would have to be destined to define Kleber Mendonca Filho's and Juliano Dornelles's Brazilian film "Bacurau," a delirious but distinctive post-modern Western political [...]

Swallow

Actress Haley Bennett gets a perfect opportunity to showcase her acting talents in Carlo Mirabella-Davis's feature directorial debut, "Swallow". Bennett plays a layered dramatic role that should elevate her into [...]

Emma.

The Jane Austen tender and sardonic spirit converges expertly in photographer and music-video director Autumn de Wilde's feature film debut of "Emma", an opulent period drama that applies the classic [...]

Young Ahmed

They are the modern masters of cinematic parables and social realism, the Belgium filmmaking sibling duo known as the Dardenne brothers continue their empathetic and emotionally raw sensibilities with their [...]

Downhill

It's very redundant and very common to be sour when Hollywood remakes exceptional international films. In the case of "Downhill", an American remake of the 2014 outstanding Swedish hit film written [...]

Zombi Child

Haiti is the ghost that plagues Bertrand Bonello, and in "Zombi Child" it is far from being a ghost film, and contrary to what the title leads you to believe, [...]

The Assistant

With sexual harassment in the workplace finally being thrust into the media spotlight, we are now seeing more films exploring such wretched behavior. The #MeToo drama "The Assistant" is a [...]

The Lodge

The 2019 Sundance hit film "The Lodge," which is either a psychological horror film about individuals trapped in purgatory, or a psychological study about trauma in the modern era, stands [...]