Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Mary Queen Of Scots’

Greetings again from the darkness. The history of monarchs goes back more than a thousand years. These days we view British royalty as little more than telegenic subjects for gossip sites, though for hundreds of years, the crown carried real power. Of course, the ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘The Rebound’

An inspirational tale that spells out hope, trust and encouragement at every step, documentary ‘The Rebound’ is a self-help guide in disguise. We see incredible efforts of the ‘Miami Heat Wheels team’ from start to end, while they work hard for the wheelchair basketball ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Song Of Back And Neck’

Greetings again from the darkness. Paul Lieberstein is best known and easily recognizable as Toby, Michael Scott’s HR nemesis on “The Office”. Mr. Lieberstein also wrote and directed many episodes of that popular TV show, and now he turns his talents to the big ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Blood Brother’

Review by Bradley Smith Can you ever really leave the past in the past? Probably. But in film, almost never. In the gritty thriller Blood Brother, a cop has to face his past when an old friend gets out of prison after taking the ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Free Solo’

Greetings again from the darkness. Free Solo rock climbing is defined as climbing without use of ropes or safety gear and without a partner. The death rate is off the charts, and it’s difficult to avoid the word ‘crazy’ when describing the act. This ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Funny Tweets’

Review by Caitlin Zeigler ‘Funny Tweets’ is a short and straight-to-the-point documentary about people who are funny on Twitter. Some are famous writers and other people got fame, money and good jobs from writing one liners on Twitter. They talk about how they were ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Mercy’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes On October 31, 1968 Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an inventor and amateur sailor, began his attempt at a single-handed, round-the-world sailing race called the Golden Globe. Although his invention—a navigation device called the Navicator—had granted him some modest success, Crowhurst ...Read More