Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Short Review: ‘Souls Of Totality’

Review by James Lindorf Director Richard Raymond’s Souls of Totality was filmed during the 2017 solar eclipse near Bend, Oregon. This intense short film stars EMMY winner Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) and Tom Cullen (Downtown Abbey). After a successful New York premiere at the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Venom’

Greetings again from the darkness. For those movie-goers who believe there is no need for another comic book movie, you now have People’s Exhibit A. This is the 5th Marvel film of 2018 (yep, that’s a new one every other month!), and it’s the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Old Man & The Gun’

Review by David Ferguson Greetings again from the darkness. Jim Morrison’s lyrics, “This is the end. Beautiful friend. This is the end” have been interpreted to have many meanings over the years, and they also seem just right for what is likely the final ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Crooked Somebody’

Review by David Ferguson Greetings again from the darkness. The lust for fame is really just a plea for acceptance. In director Trevor White’s film, the lead character, Michael Vaughn, wreaks of desperation for acceptance … from the public, from his associate, and mostly ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Loving Pablo’

Greetings again from the darkness. The first two seasons of the popular and critically acclaimed TV show “Narcos” focuses on the Medellin Cartel and its leader Pablo Escobar, and with multiple episodes, it was able to show immense detail in both the man and ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Star Is Born’

Greetings again from the darkness. This is the 4th iteration I’ve seen of A STAR IS BORN. First there was writer/director William Wellman’s original version in 1937 which won the Oscar for Best Original Story, had 6 other Oscar nominations (including Best Picture), and ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Living In The Future’s Past’

Greetings again from the darkness. Director Susan Kucera and producer/narrator Jeff Bridges are smart enough to avoid cramming another preachy, guilt-laden, ‘destroying the world’ documentary down our movie-going throats (which is where popcorn belongs). Instead, they deliver a thought-provoking look at who we are, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Catcher Was A Spy’ DVD

Greetings again from the darkness. World War II. Baseball. Spies. A true story. Assemble all those pieces and you have Morris “Moe” Berg. Director Ben Lewin (THE SESSIONS, 2012) brings the fascinating story to the big screen with Robert Rodat’s (Oscar nominated for SAVING ...Read More