Tag Archives: Robert Budreau

Stockholm review — Cancel this Swedish vacation

Written and Directed by Robert Budreau | 92 min Stockholm is a stultifying experience at the movies due to the picture's sheer lack of identity. Writer-director Budreau gave us a mediocre Chet Baker biopic, Born To Be Blue, and here he's back with another bland, lifeless picture. Stockholm introduction includes the tag line: "based on an… Read More

Born To Be Blue review — The thrill is gone

Written and directed by Robert Budreau | 97 min. | ▲▲△△△ I've come to the end of my patience with the conventional musical biopic. It takes some directorial imagination to upend the cliches and do something fresh in the genre, as Bill Pohlad did last year with a dual narrative in the Brian Wilson picture Love & Mercy.… Read More