Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Stockholm’

Greetings again from the darkness. The film opens with a title card informing us that it is “based on an absurd but true story”. In 1973 the Kreditbanken of Stockholm Sweden was held up by an armed man. The ordeal was unusual for low-crime ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Mia And The White Lion’

There have been several movies depicting special bond between a human and a pet animal, but the movie ‘Mia and the White Lion’ is different for its unique relationship between a little girl and a wild lion. When school going young girl Mia is ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Missing Link’

Review by Lauryn Angel Laika Studios has produced another great family flick with Missing Link. While not as mesmerizing as Kubo and the Two Strings, the film shares a sense of humor with director Chris Butler’s previous film, ParaNorman. I found it delightful, but ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘William’

Review by Caitlin Zeigler Dr. Julian Reed (Waleed Zuaiter) and Dr. Barbara Sullivan (Maria Dizzia) are onto a medical breakthrough, when Dr. Reed’s boss finds the mummified body of a Neanderthal. They figure out how to make a Neanderthal using DNA from the body ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Mary Magdalene’

Review by James Lindorf Director Garth Davis is back with his first film since the 2016 Oscar nominated Lion. This time he is working with Universal to produce and IFC Films to distribute Mary Magdalene. Starring two-time Oscar-nominated Rooney Mara (Carol) as Mary and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Satan & Adam’

Review by James Lindorf Visual effects editor turned documentarian V. Scott Balcerek weaved decades of footage, photos and interviews together to create Satan & Adam, a fantastically endearing feature about life and the power of music. Satan & Adam made its world premiere at ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘We Are Columbine’

Greetings again from the darkness. A great many things changed on April 20, 1999. The “Columbine Massacre”, a school shooting (and pipe bombs) that resulted in many deaths and injuries, and subsequent copycats, was broadcast live on television for the world to witness. Laura ...Read More