Movie Reviews Archive

Movie Review: ‘How To Build A Girl’

Greetings again from the darkness. British writer Caitlin Moran has adapted her own 2014 semi-autobiographical novel-memoir for the screen, because who better to write about the coming-of-age of a talented outcast than that talented outcast herself? Given the profusion of coming-of-age movies that hit ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Dead By Dawn’

Review by Bradley Smith A suicidal man in a remote cabin finds himself on the opposite side of three brutal killers when a kidnapped woman arrives on his doorstep in need of help. The pair of protagonists are likeable enough to make the audience ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Rewind’

Review by Lisa Payne Imagine all major family celebrations being videotaped from your earliest moments after birth. Let that sink in. “The camera immediately became a wall between Henry and the family.” – Jacqui Neulinger From the moment Jacqui said this, I had a ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘South Mountain’

Greetings again from the darkness. The grill is fired up and the beer is cold. Friends and family are gathered in the Catskills. Everything seems pretty normal until writer Edgar (Scott Cohen) sneaks off to take a “work” call in the privacy of a ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Wretched’

Review by James Lindorf “The Wretched” is the second film from writing/directing team Brett and Drew Pierce, who were behind the 2012 zombie cult hit Deadheads. “The Wretched” stars John-Paul Howard as Ben, Piper Curda as Mallory, Jamison Jones as Ben’s father, and Zarah ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Human Zoo’

Review by Lisa Payne Contestants are recruited for a reality show, Solitary Confinement. The premise is they are filmed 24/7 for an audience on the internet with no interaction with each other or anyone else. We see the interviews, and the variety of reasons ...Read More