Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Aladdin’

Greetings again from the darkness. Aladdin … come on down! You are the next participant in Disney’s ongoing mission for live-action remakes of their classic films. And rest easy fans, this time the mega-studio has done right by the original. Now that doesn’t mean ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Juveniles’

Review by Caitlin Zeigler ‘Juveniles’ Lucas (Beau Knapp) lives in a dangerous place where drugs and guns are flowing, cops don’t come around and if you call someone out to end a feud, you have to go to ‘the pit’ to fist fight and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Violent Separation’

Review by Bradley Smith In 1983, the brother of a small-town deputy mistakenly kills someone close to him. Worried about the appearance, he enlists the deputy to help him cover up his tragic error. As the sheriff’s investigation closes in despite the deputy’s attempted ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Ladies In Black’

Review by James Lindorf In the early 80’s, Director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) scored two Academy Award® nominations for his Australian centered films, Breaker Morant and Tender Mercies. He returned to his roots with his latest project, Ladies in Black, an adaptation of ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Dog’s Journey’

Review by Monique Thompson Some friendships transcend lifetimes. In A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Sun Is Also A Star’

Greetings again from the darkness. Taking star-crossed lovers to a new dimension, director Ry Russo-Young (BEFORE I FALL, 2017) presents Nicola Yoon’s best-selling YA novel as a traditional love-at-first-sight romance augmented with contemporary twists and issues. Tracy Oliver (GIRLS TRIP, 2017) adapted the story ...Read More