Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Glass’

Greetings again from the darkness. It’s pretty simple. If you are a fan of UNBREAKABLE (2000) and SPLIT (2016), then you need to see this finale to M. Night Shyamalan’s trilogy. If neither of the two previous films tickled your creep fancy, then you’ll ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Adult Life Skills’

Greetings again from the darkness. Each of us deals with grief in our own way, and often it’s even more challenging to help a grieving loved one. Loss and grief are at the core of writer-director Rachel Tunnard’s feature length film developed from her ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Egg’

Greetings again from the darkness. In what would likely be more effective as a stage play than a film, director Marianna Palka (GOOD DICK, 2008) subjects us to first four, and then five adults, each participating in what is mostly a 90 minute exercise ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘St. Bernard Syndicate’

A comedy movie with unique storyline, novel experiences and awkward situations filled with humor, ‘St. Bernard Syndicate’ is an entertainer in its own different style. Following the bold adventures of ambitious Frederick who hopes to make it big in dog breeding business in China, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Anthem Of A Teenage Prophet’

Review by James Lindorf First-time feature director Robin Lea Hays partnered with Sepia Films to adapt the award-winning novel, Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet, by Joanne Proulx into the teen drama, Anthem of a Teenage Prophet. Cameron Monaghan (Gotham, Shameless) stars as Luke, who ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Sgt. Will Gardner’

Review by James Lindorf Iraq War veteran Will Gardner (Max Martini) is making his best attempt at civilian life while coping with PTSD and the effects of a traumatic brain injury sustained in combat. His PTSD causes frequent flashbacks to the Iraq War which ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Jobe’z World’

Review by James Lindorf Jobe spends his days rollerblading around Manhattan selling drugs for a mysterious organization to an eclectic mix of weirdos. When he gets the call to make a special delivery to his favorite actor, Royce David Leslie (Theodore Bouloukos), he’s completely ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. I believe the term is ‘full circle’. It was 1978, and I vividly recall waiting anxiously for the opening night start of John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. Now, 40 years later, I’ve just watched what is likely (hopefully!) the final entry ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Rockaway’

Greetings again from the darkness. This is established Visual Effects artist John J Budion’s first feature film as writer-director, and he likely exorcises some personal demons with a semi-autobiographical look back at his childhood. Set in the summer of 1994 in East Rockaway, New ...Read More