Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘Body Cam’

Review by Monique Thompson Some LAPD officers try to cover up the murder of a black youth by getting rid of their body cam video footage, only to find themselves haunted by an evil spirit. Distributed by Paramount and BET Films, Body Cam, is ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Seberg’

Greetings again from the darkness. “Who is Jean Seberg?” A reporter asks the question to her, just before the movie star’s agent escorts him away as she prepares for publicity shots on PAINT YOUR WAGON, the outlandish 1969 musical-comedy in which she co-starred with ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Blood And Money’

Review by James Lindorf Tom Berenger stars in “Blood and Money,” the feature film debut of director and co-writer John Barr. Berenger plays Jim Reed, a simple man on the surface; he is comfortable with the isolation of the North Maine Woods look to ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘EMMA.’ Blu-ray

Greetings again from the darkness. Choosing Jane Austen’s beloved 1815 novel for one’s feature film directorial debut is an ambitious decision, and one for which photographer Autumn de Wilde proves she is up to the challenge. Ms. de Wilde and screenwriter Eleanor Catton may ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Capone’

Greetings again from the darkness. I was really hoping for a Josh Trank resurgence. When his FANTASTIC FOUR became one of the worst reviewed movies of 2015, he lost out on a chance to direct a Star Wars film. Given creative control as writer-director-editor, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Finding Eden’

Greetings again from the darkness. Director Rodney Luis Aquino opens his first feature film on a happy and loving family consisting of father/husband, mother/wife, and son. They are a normal family who eat dinner together while discussing spitballs. The wife questions the husband’s “vacation ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Legion’

Review by James Lindorf “The Legion” came from the mind of the first-time writer and director, José Magán. Thoe he is new to the scene, Magán didn’t want to start small he wanted his first film to be an epic roman adventure. He began ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Valley Girl’ Musical

Review by James Lindorf Director Rachel Lee Goldenberg and writer Amy Talkington have revived the nearly 40-year-old Nicolas Cage comedy cult classic “Valley Girl” as a musical. Set in the era of excess where the only thing bigger than the hair were the attitudes, ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Clementine’

Greetings again from the darkness. A lovely opening sequence shows Karen in bed, the morning sun barely able to match the light of love emanating from inside her. We never see Karen’s lover’s face, but we hear D’s voice as the two ladies share ...Read More