Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘The Children Act’

Greetings again from the darkness. There are some actors who are so talented that they elevate most any material to a watchable status. Emma Thompson is one of the few. She is an Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay (SENSE AND SENSIBILITY) and for ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Simple Favor’

Greetings again from the darkness. In the vein of Gillian Flynn/David Fincher’s GONE GIRL and Paula Hawkins/Tate Taylor’s THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN comes yet another vanishing woman mystery. This latest is based on Darcey Bell’s novel (screenplay by Jessica Sharzer), only this time ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘American Chaos’

Greetings again from the darkness. Politics in the United States is an embarrassment to any citizen who is paying attention these days. And by “these days”, I’m referring to at least a couple of generations, if not even more. The bickering between and within ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Another Time’

Greetings again from the darkness. Dating back to H.G. Wells’ 1895 book and 1960 film THE TIME MACHINE, time travel has long been a favorite and familiar trope for filmmakers and writers. It’s been a central topic for comedies (BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Crown And Anchor’

Review by James Lindorf Crown and Anchor stars Michael Rowe (Arrow, The Flash) as James Downey, the son of an abusive father struggling to live a disciplined, straight-laced but lonely life in Toronto, far from his tiny hometown. His cousin Danny (Matt Wells, Scars) ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘MDMA’

Inspired by true events, this movie set in the 80s takes us through the turbulent life of protagonist Angie Wang (Annie Q). As a struggling Chinese-American dealing with troubled childhood, estranged parents and working class economy, Angie sees life a little different than the ...Read More