Written by Alexander Reams "The final product is a mess of what the studios think the movie should be and Sandberg’s creative tendencies toward family dynamics accented with horror-based set pieces. But it doesn’t work, and it’s hard to watch..."… Continue reading.
Author: Drink in the Movies
Make Believe Film Festival: The Five Devils
Written by Taylor Baker "Léa Mysius’s “The Five Devils” is a noteworthy sophomore film, not just in its accomplished delivery of craft but its effortlessness at capturing the story of a young girl time-traveling while a family and small community … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Horrifying images of mothers and their children suffocating leave a lasting feeling of hopelessness long after the episode ends, but maybe that’s the point that directors Dowdie and Gordon are going for. No matter your stance..."… Continue reading.
A Little White Lie
Written by Alexander Reams "My biggest issue with “A Little White Lie” is its laziness, its apathy towards any plot that is driven and fleshed out, the apathy of even a great performer in Michael Shannon, and the lack of … Continue reading.
Return to Seoul (Retour à Séoul)
Written by Michael Clawson "A riveting and gorgeous character study, “Return to Seoul” follows Freddie (Ji-Min Park), a restless 25-year-old woman born in South Korea, but raised by adoptive parents in France. On a whim, Freddie travels back to..."… Continue reading.
Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre
Written by Alexander Reams "When the words “troubled production” are spoken, it’s like a hex, a promise that a film will be bad because the making of it was rough. Guy Ritchie’s latest action fare was originally supposed to be … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "“Libélulas” stars Olivia Baglivi and Milena Smit as Alex and Cata, two friends who’ve long dreamt of escaping their small, rundown town in search of a better life. With troubled home lives and even messier social..."… Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "Unfortunately, not even he can save “65,” a movie with a premise that looked good on paper but was not actualized on screen. The plot is simple, Adam Driver is Mills, a pilot from the planet..."… Continue reading.
All the World is Sleeping
Written by Jeff Sparks "While they’re on different sides of the spectrum, the thing they have in common is that they both know that addiction isn’t a battle, but a war. How will Chama and..."… Continue reading.
The Evil Dead
Written by Alexander Reams "“The Evil Dead” has held a death grip on the horror genre for over 40 years and its easy to see why, Raimi’s masterful control of comedic timing and dread, violence that uses practical effects, Bruce … Continue reading.