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Review: FROZEN II, Cold to the Touch Yet Still Irresistible

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and Josh Gad return for a hotly-anticipated sequel.

Now Streaming: NEKROTRONIC, Funny, Gory, Sexy, Exciting

The Roache-Turner brothers return with evil demons, more color And just enough gore on Shudder.

Blu-ray Review: Fassbinder's BRD Trilogy Serves as a Brilliant, Ongoing Warning

As advertised, Germany’s “economic miracle” (translated from the native term “Wirtschaftswunder”) of the postwar era was something of an unforeseen godsend. In a short time, the defeated, decimated country saw a sharp spike in prosperity and wealth. The scars of...


Ryan Spindell's horror anthology is a visual feast, and Clancy Brown is fantastic in it.

Morbido 2019 Review: RENDEZ-VOUS, A Strong Single-Take Thriller From Mexico

Lili is excited and nervous about her date with Eduardo. She me him on an online dating service app. The night starts a little rocky at first, Eduardo is half an hour late and not answering his phone. He finally...

Review: CHARLIE'S ANGELS, Refashioning What Action Means

Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska star in the action-adventure, directed by Elizabeth Banks.

Review: WHITE SNAKE Slithers Splendidly Between Myth and Legend

Amp Wong and Ji Zhao directed the Chinese animated adventure.

Blu-ray Review: Stalking Takes the Stage in THE FAN

Out in 1981, The Fan was commericial director's Ed Bianchi's first film. Funny enough, it feels like a TV movie for the most part, which I suppose is fitting because he went on to work mainly in television on shows like Boardwalk...

Morbido 2019 Review: DIABLO ROJO PTY, Local Folklore on Display in Panama's First Horror Film

Miguel is the owner and operator of one of the last Diablos Rojos (Red Beasts), garishly painted and lit old-fashioned school buses that were once the popular choice of transit for the people of Panama. Late at night, after a...

Morbido 2019 Review: LUZ THE FLOWER OF EVIL Is A Gorgeous Act of Provocation

The sudden loss of a mother can extract a terrible psychological toll on any family - in any culture or any era. Consider Luz*: The Flower Of Evil, one of the most extreme cases in this regard. A widowed father,...

Busan 2019 Review: COMING HOME AGAIN, A Personal Chamber Piece on Food and Filial Piety

In Coming Home Again, a Korean American man returns home to take care of his dying mother in this modest and sensitively-rendered chamber piece that takes place in the span of one day on New Year’s Eve. Adapted from a...

Now Streaming: RE:BORN, Blood-Soaked, Throat-Gouging Mayhem

Japanese action star Tak Sakiguchi makes a welcome return to the screen in this stripped-down action thriller, now on Shudder.

Review: FRANKIE, Gentle Yet Piercing Drama

Isabelle Huppert leads the ensemble cast. Ira Sachs directed.

Now Streaming: REVENGE OF THE PONTIANAK, Darkness Descends in Malaysia

Nur Fazura, Remy Ishak, Hisyam Hamid and Shenty Feliziana star in the horror thriller; Glen Goei and Gavin Yap directed.

Review: ADOPT A HIGHWAY, Ethan Hawke Shines in a Hopeful but Inconsistent Film

One of the many things that has always boggled my mind about the USA is the prison system, and its treatment of felons, from privatization of prisons, to not being able to vote upon release, to the 'three-strike-rule' that seemed...

Blu-ray Review: Experience the Greatest Gooey Mess Ever in THE BLOB

Hey, it's Halloween! That means for most of us, it's a spooky or scary day to watch a creepy movie and enjoy the holiday. Some of watch films of this ilk all October or even season. And for a smaller...

Now Streaming: ELI, Who Is Forsaken

Charlie Shotwell, Kelly Reilly, Max Martini and Lili Taylor star in the horror drama; CiarĂ¡n Foy directed.

Blu-ray Review: HAXAN Seduces in a Gorgeous 2K Restoration

Just in time for Halloween, Criterion has unleashed a new edition of the witchy classic, Haxan. Made in 1922, this Danish silent film directed by Benjamin Christensen --- and I'm shocked at how good this film looks on Blu-ray. The new...

Now Streaming: INTO THE DARK: PILGRIM, Let's All Be Grateful, Or Else

Reign Edwards stars; Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton rain down Thanksgiving terror in a holiday horror piece of candy.

Review: BLOODY MARIE, Tough Dutch Drama Minds Its Own Business, Thank You Very Much

Susanne Wolff stars as a struggling artist with a temperament to match; Guido van Driel and Lennert Hillege directed the Amsterdam-set drama.