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"Wild Canaries" (2014) Review

Madcap murder mystery meets romantic dramedy in Lawrence Michael Levine’s Wild Canaries.

Levine stars as Noah, a thirty-six-year-old who shares a Brooklyn apartment with his unemployed, but unequivocally aspirational fiancé, Barri (Sophia Takal, … 346 more words


"Wild Canaries": Indie mystery-comedy offers up cheep thrills

“Wild Canaries” is now playing in New York and Los Angeles and is available to rent on video-on-demand, including Amazon Prime and iTunes. Not rated, 1:42, three stars out of four. 471 more words

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Review: Wild Canaries

In the cramped living quarters of modern-day Brooklyn, a bungled inertia has set in. Barri (Sophia Takal) has neither job nor creative outlet, and her relationship with husband Noah (Lawrence Michael Levine) has settled into the dull interactions typical of couples supposedly twice their age. 1,015 more words


Wild Canaries

I reviewed Wild Canaries all the way back on April 10th of last year. I saw the film at the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival… 1,232 more words


Screwball Romantic Comedy or Noirish Murder Mystery? Yes.

Subject to fits of exuberance (which include jumping up and down) and pique (which include jumping up and down), Barri (Sophia Takal), is adored by her fiancé Noah (Lawrence Michael Levine), whose affect is much more subdued. 311 more words


Wild Canaries

With “Wild Canaries,” director, writer, and star Lawrence Michael Levine (three titles for three names) makes an admirable attempt at murder mystery comedy. Done right, the genre has wit (“Manhattan Murder Mystery”), romance (“His Girl Friday”), and suspense (“The Lady Vanishes). 371 more words