Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Spell’

Review by Monique Thompson While flying to his father’s funeral in rural Appalachia, an intense storm causes Marquis to lose control of the plane carrying himself and his family. He soon awakens wounded, alone, and trapped in Mrs. Eloise’s attic. Eloise claims she can ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Come Play’

Greetings again from the darkness. Hopes are always high this time of year for a creative new horror film. As each Halloween approaches, we search for new movies that will frighten us in an entertaining way, or at least be creepy enough to make ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Fishbowl’

Greetings again from the darkness. In the not so distant past, folks who lived in small towns felt like there were no secrets – everyone in town knew each other and what they were up to. Thus, the proverbial “fishbowl” of the title. Of ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘On The Rocks’

Review by James Lindorf In 2004 “Lost in Translation” earned four total Oscar nominations (Best Actor, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture) with writer and director Sofia Coppola taking home a statue for her screenplay. Sixteen years later, Coppola is reuniting with ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Radium Girls’

Greetings again from the darkness. A huckster or carnival barker is spouting off the many uses and health benefits of radium. He even hails it as “liquid sunshine”. That’s how this film from co-directors Lydia Dean Pilcher (A CALL TO SPY, 2020) and Ginny ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Synchronic’

Greetings again from the darkness. Innovative filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are frequent collaborators, as evidenced by such films as SPRING (2014) and THE ENDLESS (2017). Their films teeter between science-fiction, horror, fantasy, and personal drama, and this latest easily slides into the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Redwood Massacre: Annihilation’

Review by Monique Thompson The hunters become the hunted after a stranger obsessed with the Redwood Farm murders convinces bereaved family members to venture into the wilderness in hope of proving the existence of the notorious burlap masked maniac. REDWOOD MASSACRE: ANNIHILATION may not ...Read More