Written by Michael Clawson "Written, directed, and edited by Ted Fendt, “Outside Noise” lyrically splits the difference between conventional narrative filmmaking and the avant-garde. It’s a movie held together by the thinnest of plots..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "As filmmaking has gone on, practical effects-driven monster movies in particular have become seldom seen. With the refinement and continuing affordability of CGI technology, lower-budget analog horror is nearly a dying..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "In the end “Catherine Called Birdy” comes off as little more than a modern-day studio job from a filmmaker trying to reestablish herself half a decade removed from delivering one of the most iconic television series … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Ultimately, the biggest problem with this remake is just how incredibly dull the film is. What these live-action remakes seem to miss about the magic of animation is that realism was never the problem."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Your favorite stars voice cute animals and fight crime. One can pretty easily picture how projects like this come about. In this case, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Dwayne Johnson already under contract with WB for … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "The Taiwanese film “Mama Boy” might be the only film at this year’s New York Asian Film Festival that one could say is indebted to “Harold and Maude.” No, the age difference between the central romance … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "Even if “Ms. Marvel” suffers from the same pacing issue that has plagued every other Disney+ Marvel show, its successes—and the sheer joy radiating off of Iman Vellani, herself an MCU superfan—are enough to outweigh the … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Jaws 3-D” may have been a dramatic shift from the legacy of the original Spielberg film, but it was at least amusing. The SeaWorld setting and shoddy special effects, along with other oddities, kept it from … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "The buck stops with Avery, he is the director and his style from his previous features seemed like it would work well on paper. This film is as dead as Stallone looked for the entire 101 … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "Go into “Barbarian” as blind as possible. You’ll be glad you did. A highly entertaining, tautly suspenseful horror thriller written and directed by Zach Cregger, its scares and surprises are sure to deliver tremendous jolts to … Continue reading.