Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Dead Ant’

Review by James Lindorf It has been years, if not decades since’80s hair-metal band Sonic Grave had their last hit song, a power ballad they hate performing. Fighting to remain relevant, the band’s manager books a set for them at the lesser known Noachella. ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Serenity’

Greetings again from the darkness. A seamless zoom shot through a young boy’s eye, a plunge into the deep blue sea, and up across the ocean onto a boat … that’s the very cool opening to writer-director Steven Knight’s latest film. It can be ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

Review by Thomas Tunstall Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon joins forces with a band of knights and the legendary wizard Merlin when the wicked enchantress Morgana threatens the future of mankind. As ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Heartlock’

Review by Caitlin Zeigler Lee Haze (Alexander Dreymon) is doing time for crimes that he committed with his girlfriend. The only thing that keeps him going is sending letters to her, but when he receives all of his letters back unopened, he wonders what’s ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Suspiria’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. It makes perfect sense when you think about it. After three artsy prestige projects (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, A BIGGER SPLASH, I AM LOVE), Oscar nominated Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino decides to let his freak flag fly. And ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Wife’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. THE STEPFORD WIVES was stocked with some men’s ideal of the perfect spouse … attractive, dutiful, always ready to serve. In director Bjorn Runge’s adaptation of the novel by Meg Wolitzer (screenplay by Jane Anderson), Joan Castleman is all ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘West Of Sunshine’

Greetings again from the darkness. Life’s eternal mysteries include the question, how can one be a father when not yet a man? The feature film debut of writer-director Jason Raftopoulos focuses on fatherhood and the price of self-destructive behavior, while finally gathering the strength ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘An Acceptable Loss’

Review by James Lindorf From the mind of Writer and Director Joe Chappelle (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers) comes An Acceptable Loss, a political thriller that was picked up for distribution by IFC Films. Libby Lamm (Tika Sumpter) was the ultimate patriot, willing ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Last Man’

Review By James Lindorf Hayden Christensen (Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith) plays Kurt, a vet suffering from PTSD who comes home to an unholy, unruly land in Writer Director Rodrigo H. Vila’s The Last Man. Society has begun to collapse, ...Read More