Movie Reviews Archive

Documentary Review: ‘Science Fair’

Review by David Ferguson Greetings again from the darkness. Welcome to the island of misfit High School geeks. Co-directors Cristina Constantini and Darren Foster introduce us to a few of the kids from around the globe who are striving to compete in the Intel ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Roma’

Greetings again from the darkness. It is possible for a filmmaker to be “too close” to the material when undertaking a story that is somewhat autobiographical. It’s also possible, in that situation, for them to catch lightning in a bottle and magic on the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Second Act’

Review by Monique Thompson FEMALE EMPOWERMENT FOR THE WIN! Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday — a promotion. While her résumé may not scream upper management, her track record certainly does. Vargas is an innovator who ...Read More

10 Best of Christmas: Best Heroes of 2018

There has never been a year with more superheroes than this year. The latest ‘Avengers’ movie alone was more superheroes than were in all the movies combined for most every other year I could find. Yet, they were not the best of the heroes ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Welcome To Marwen’

Greetings again from the darkness. The main thing to keep in mind while watching this movie is that it’s based on the true story of a real guy – Mark Hogancamp – and it’s also a dramatization designed to entertain, enlighten and even inspire. ...Read More