EARTH (Leif Peterson, 2010)

“Earth,” which Portlander Leif Peterson wrote and directed, is a horrible film—strained, pretentious, self-congratulatory, insipid. In the viewing, its twenty minutes seem like 90 minutes.      Peterson recasts the story of Cain and Abel in the nineteenth-century American West. Adam, the brothers’ father, completes the trio of characters. There is a general contrast between the open […]