Written by Alexander Reams Ever since “Blade Runner”, androids have been a constant subject in sci-fi cinema, and often used as a metaphor for reflection on society and treatment of others… Continue reading.
...they agree to meet up at campsite number 7 along the side of a lake. Which is where we find Faye as the film begins. Reading her night and day books, spinning the dial of an old battery-operated radio, and … Continue reading.
The natural landscape of Manitoba takes on an ethereal quality in Ste. Anne, the experimental first feature from Canadian writer/director Rhayne Vermette. Intuitive editing conjures a sense of floating… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao 50/100 Poupelle of Chimney Town is the first foray into 3DCG animation for Japanese animation studio Studio 4°C. 3DCG (or 3D computer graphics animation) has been a controversial subject amongst anime fans that have placed a … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 60/100 The Lost Daughter written and directed by Maggie Gyllenhall is a movie on motherhood, unlike anything I have ever seen. In this film motherhood is messy. It is a commendable debut directorial feature for Gyllenhall … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 70/100 Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s feature debut, Clara Sola, could very well be called The 40-Year-Old Virgin, though other than both films revolving around a 40(ish)-year-old virgin (this one played by Wendy Chinchilla Araya), the two share … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson Not Rated/100 Andy Ostroy’s Adrienne is a loving documentary portrait of Adrienne Shelly, the supremely magnetic, instantly recognizable actress and filmmaker who rose to indie stardom in the early ‘90s, but had her life tragically, horrifically … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 70/100 The Nest in flyover country; tense marriage and family drama dressed up as a crime thriller rather than a horror movie, set amid the barren, snow-dusted streets and fields of small-town Utah in winter rather … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao 62/100 The number one hackneyed complaint that all critics make about plays adapted into movies is that it is too stagey. Stephen Karam seemed to have taken those criticisms to heart when he decided to adapt … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 50/100 Bruised is a mixed martial arts drama starring and directed by Halle Berry in her directorial debut. This film is right up my alley. A sports drama lead by a female protagonist. It recounts the … Continue reading.