Written by Michael Clawson "A new masterpiece from one of our greatest living filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt's "Showing Up" is funny, poetic, and profoundly wonderful. A witty and sweetly gentle story about the life of..."… Continue reading.
Category: New Releases
Written by Taylor Baker "Following a couple of screenlife features in 2020’s “Host” and 2021’s “Dashcam” director Rob Savage's fourth feature film “The Boogeyman” is another entry in the horror genre as the up-and-coming director continues to hone..."… Continue reading.
The Roundup: No Way Out
Written by Christopher Cross "If Ma Dong-seok’s background as an aspiring boxer wasn’t apparent enough, his overpowering physical presence in “The Roundup: No Way Out” makes it abundantly clear. With a much quicker turnaround from..."… Continue reading.
Big George Foreman
Written by Taylor Baker "Painfully staid and emotionally manipulative, the film is little more than a macho Hallmark film with a religious bent so trite and amateurish that it seems almost unreal."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "The don’t-mess with-that-old-man genre is an excellent way for past stars to jumpstart their career, Stephen Lang had “Don’t Breathe,” Keanu Reeves had “John Wick(s),” and now veteran Finnish actor Jorma Tommila offers his, “Sisu.”"… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: Past Lives
Written by Taylor Baker "...the rawness that the lead actors wear in their performances elevate the film and confirm Song as one of the most exciting screenwriting dramatists since Florian Zeller burst on the scene with 2020’s “The Father.”"… Continue reading.
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant
Written by Alexander Reams "When it’s all said and done, Guy Ritchie’s filmography will be in contention for one of the most varied, he’s an auteur who turns the griminess of Britain’s underworld into art, a studio player who manages … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "...it is the implicitness of what is depicted that charges the film with an electricity that few filmmakers can evoke. What Schrader wrote is an atonement for more than just the leading man in his film. … Continue reading.
Evil Dead Rise
Written by Alexander Reams "“Evil Dead Rise” is not only a return to form for the franchise, it’s also a return to a vacation with some deadites, and that is a-okay in my book."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "A fresh take on the old Dracula movie has long been awaited, particularly since the fixation on vampires during the “Twilight” days, the iconic Bloodsucker has been relegated to poor retellings and attempted twists that either..."… Continue reading.