Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘The Leisure Seeker’ DVD

Greetings again from the darkness. Getting older is often used as comedy fodder for entertainment purposes; however, there is fine line that can be crossed into disrespect and melancholy. Long time Italian director Paolo Virzi (HUMAN CAPITAL, 2013) delivers his first English-language film, and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Krystal’ DVD

Review by James Lindorf Krystal, the latest film from director and venerable character actor William H. Macy, stars Nick Robinson (Love Simon, Jurassic World) as Tyler and Rosario Dawson (Daredevil, Unforgettable) as the titular Krystal. Filmed almost entirely in Georgia, with a budget of ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Boundaries’

Greetings again from the darkness. One of the more recent cinematic trends has been stories involving an adult child facing the plight of caring for an elderly parent. Some have chosen the comedic route, while others lean towards the all-too-real burden carried by care-givers. ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Lean On Pete’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. Andrew Haigh’s follow-up to his gut-wrenching 45 YEARS (2015) is “a boy and a horse” movie that is every bit as emotionally draining, and secures his spot as one of the best filmmakers at bringing characters we thoroughly believe ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Leave No Trace’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes Will (Ben Foster) and his daughter Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie) eke out a non-traditional, yet deeply fulfilling life in a large wooded park on the edge of Portland. Their time foraging for wild mushrooms and keeping their shelter in good ...Read More