Luke & Jo digs in with surprising revelations and beautifully rendered bouts with faith.
I normally don’t factor in the crowdfunding campaign when reviewing a movie, but in the case of the Mississippi shot Hallowed Ground, I feel it’s a good place to start. According to IndieGoGo, the film only raised $454 of its $50K goal, something that would severely depress and discourage any filmmaker. Not Miles Doleac, actor, […]
I Am Mother is the kind of sci-fi we hope for, causing one to contemplate the world as it is now.
Sometimes, a movie can have too many ideas. Too many things it wishes to convey. Sometimes, a movie can think too smart or highly of itself. Such is the case with Starfish. It’s about the end of civilization. And the death of a friend. And mourning. And memories. And signals. And transmissions. And CG monsters. […]
When They See Us tells the tale of the Central Park Five, young boys of color who were coerced into confessing to raping a blonde white woman in late 80s NYC.
It’s been five years since our last Godzilla outing, and the blockbuster films that dominate the theaters have never been more powerful, not to mention more expensive and demanding – demanding of audiences for critical success and, of course, for financial riches. Of course, the riches outweigh the successes every time in terms of “importance.” […]
The Overlook Film Festival is one of horrific delights, giving local moviegoers fun scares from May 30th to June 2nd, 2019.
The great Octavia Spencer, Academy Award winner and most humble of actors, plays the lead role in the latest Blumhouse “horror” Ma. It’s hard for me to classify this as a horror movie, though I suppose the genre fits with its tropes and tactics. It’s hard for me because of how much I actually found […]
Assimilate does justice to the theme of underlying existential dread and zombie-like terror, but not with the finesse one would like to see.
A Quiet Storm was made many years ago, but will soon see the light of a release day. What it gets right is in the feel for a city in turmoil.