DAISY JONES & THE SIX Review: Out of Tune
Riley Keough, Sam Claflin and Camila Morrone star in the Prime Video limited series, telling a fictional 70s rock 'n' roll melodrama.
Review: THE GUILTY, Modest, Mid-Level Fuqua-Gyllenhaal Collaboration
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in director Antoine Fuqua's remake of a Danish original, now in theaters and streaming soon on Netflix.
Review: THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME, Post-war Pulp Haunts Compelling Rural Noir
Antonio Campos excels at making damaged or heinous characters front and centre, getting under the skin of a socio-psychopath (Afterschool, 2008 or Simon Killer, 2012) or delving into mental health issues and depression (Christine, 2016), Campos finds entertaining ways to...
Review: THE LODGE, Chilly Scenes of Horror
'Goodnight Mommy' filmmakers Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala return with a chilling sophomore feature; Riley Keough stars.
Sundance 2020 Review: ZOLA, A Homeric Hoe-Trip Of Epic Millennial Scope
Long before the invention of the printing press, storytelling existed solely as spoken folklore, delivered through the medium of aural history. The quintessential example is the work of Greek author Homer, whose poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, were memorized...
Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: THE LODGE, Tough to Watch, Easy to Admire
Riley Keough stars in a new film from the directors of 'Goodnight Mommy.'
MOTELX 2019: MIDSOMMAR, THE LODGE And Local Talent Lead First Wave Titles
MOTELX, the Lisbon International Horror Film Festival, will return for it's lucky 13th year of horror thrills in Portugal. Tonight the festival is announcing its first wave of titles and Ari Aster's daylight folk horror Midsommar is leading the...
Review: UNDER THE SILVER LAKE, Contemporary Straight White Male Gaze, Defined
Andrew Garfield stars in David Robert Mitchell's half-baked, superficial story.
Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Reveals Shoddy Construction Methods
Much has been made of the cruelty, gore, and misogyny on display in The House That Jack Built, Lars von Trier's latest cinematic provocation. As an avid horror fan with a fairly strong stomach, I was not deterred by this....
Vancouver 2018 Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, Lars von Trier's True "Kanye Moment"
Matt Dillon commits fully to the role of serial killer Jack, who works as an engineer and suffers from crippling OCD, among other psychological issues. Like a square version of American Psycho's Patrick Bateman, Jack gleefully embraces his dark nature and never tries to thwart his heinous impulses.
Review: LOGAN LUCKY Races for the Big Score, Finishing Above Average
How lucky are we? I suppose that depends upon how you feel about the work of director Steven Soderbergh. One of the most deliberately eclectic and diverse filmmakers in the history of Hollywood, Soderbergh has seen fit to shift gears...
New LOGAN LUCKY Trailer: Has Steven Soderbergh Lost His Mind?
A new trailer for Steven Soderbergh's Logan Lucky suggests that the filmmaker may have lost his mind. Enacted by Channing Tatum and Adam Driver (as brothers), Daniel Craig (as an expert they bust out of prison), Katie Homes (as an...
Overlook 2017 First Impression: Mystery Abounds in IT COMES AT NIGHT + Trailer
One of the biggest successes of this weekend's uber-successful inaugural Overlook Film Fest was the surprise closing night film It Comes at Night. Not only is it director Trey Edward Shults's hotly anticipated horror follow-up to the much-loved Krisha, but...
Go Way Out West in the Trailer for Andrea Arnold's AMERICAN HONEY
Winning the Jury Prize just last month at Cannes, Andrea Arnold's first stateside film, American Honey, starring newcomer Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough, is coming later this year courtesy of A24. Our own Ryland Aldrich declared the film...
Cannes 2016 Review: AMERICAN HONEY Captures A Generation's Spirit With Aplomb
Only a few times in a generation does a film speak to youth in a lasting and powerful way. Films like Rebel Without A Cause, Easy Rider, and Kids all tapped into their respective contemporary consciousnesses with the effect of...