Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Terror In The Skies’

Review by Jay Bowman With only a few minutes more than an hour to play with, the documentary Terror in the Skies tries to explore several aspects of American monster traditions without the focus needed to seriously dig deep into the subject. The underlying ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Katie Says Goodbye’

Greetings again from the darkness. This little gem played at the 2017 Dallas International Film Festival, and at that time, I wrote about how writer/director Wayne Roberts was one of the new and most exciting filmmakers to burst on the scene. Now, more than ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Echo In The Canyon’

Greetings again from the darkness. “Go Where You Wanna Go”, a catchy pop song by The Mamas and the Papas, always seemed a quintessential 1960’s song, but now, thanks to an insightful interview with singer Michelle Phillips in this new documentary, it’s a reminder ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Halston’

Greetings again from the darkness. My fashion of choice is jeans and an untucked shirt, but even a schlub like me recognizes the creative force that was Roy Halston Frowick. His impact as groundbreaking fashion designer Halston is beyond question. Jackie O’s pillbox hat? ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’

Review by Jay Bowman Slaughterhouse Rulez is easy to describe, at least in theory. Don Wallace (Finn Cole) comes from a working-class family but winds up in the prestigious Slaughterhouse private school thanks to his deceased father. Naturally, he’s a fish out of water ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Wonders Of The Sea’

There couldn’t be a more perfect name for this wonderful and entertaining documentary. Taking us to the beautiful natural wonders under the sea, it stands for exceptional performance exhibited by marine life all around the globe. Marin explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau along with his enthusiastic ...Read More