Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘At First Light’

Review by James Lindorf At First Light is the second directorial effort for Jason Stone (The Calling) who also penned the script. Gravitas Ventures will release the film in theaters and On Demand September 28th. Théodore Pellerin (On Becoming a God in Central Florida) ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘A Dangerous Idea’

Review by James Lindorf From director, producer and co-writer, Stephanie Welch comes A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics and The American Dream, a revealing look at American history and those who abuse science in service of the belief that some groups and individuals are inherently ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Night School’

Review by Monique Thompson Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Smallfoot’

Review by Lauryn Angel Smallfoot looked like an entertaining movie for both children and adults. Unfortunately, the trailers gave no indication that the movie was a musical. This piece of knowledge is pivotal for the parents taking their children to the movie. This is ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Cruise’

Review by James Lindorf Slated and Vertical Entertainment have teamed up to bring you Cruise, the latest film from writer/director Robert Siegel. This is only Siegel’s second directorial effort (2009’s Big Fan). You may know him better as the writer of The Founder and ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.’

Review by James Lindorf Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. paints an intimate portrait of refugee/artist/activist Mathangi Arulpragasam, whose friends call her Maya and the world knows as M.I.A. She hit the big time in 2008 with her song “Paper Planes” which was featured in the film Slumdog Millionaire ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Sisters Brothers’

Greetings again from the darkness. It was a good news – bad news kind of day for westerns. First, it’s announced that Mel Gibson will direct a remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1969 classic THE WILD BUNCH. Talk about an undesired and unnecessary project! Fortunately, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘All About Nina’

Greetings again from the darkness. There are dark comedies and then there is the first feature film from director Eva Vives (although she wrote the screenplay for RAISING VICTOR VARGAS). It’s really a dark drama with both feet in the stand-up comedy world, so ...Read More