July 3, 2022
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Review: Ambitious viking epic falls slightly short

By | May 4, 2022

Alexander Skarsgård takes on the role of a village raider in a beautifully filmed but disappointing Robert Eggers film.


Review: Hulu original movie shows the dangers of online dates

By | Mar 9, 2022

“Fresh” showcases the dating world for women being a place of danger and risk.


Review: Crime-thriller film gives power to female leads

By | Mar 2, 2021

Giving a much-needed breath of fresh air to the crime-thriller genre, “I Care a Lot” is a gratifying adrenaline rush from start to finish.


Review: Jumbled narrative creates chaos in bizarre thriller

By | Feb 18, 2020

Director Jeff Baena’s Sundance Film Festival entry “Horse Girl” is a bizarre experience that tackles difficult topics, including mental health, with a unique twist.


Review: Movie is thrillingly unpredictable

By | Nov 6, 2019

To predict “Parasite” is to ask the impossible, like erasing a memory, turning backward in time or evading gravity.


Review: “The Prodigy” is nothing special

By | Feb 11, 2019

What happens when a cold-blooded serial killer reincarnates into a newborn baby’s body?


Review: “Kingdom” shows the horror of zombies and social class

By | Feb 4, 2019

Netflix original series “Kingdom” takes zombie-horror to a whole new level.


Review: ‘Assassination Nation’ is a hopeless dystopia

By | Sep 25, 2018

It’s an unpleasant movie that successfully tells the story Levinson set out to make, but that narrative is too grotesque and cruel to enjoy.


Review: ‘The Predator’ fails to live up to predecessor

By | Sep 19, 2018

“The Predator” is another forgettable sequel to a franchise that has never come close to the excitement of the original.


Review: Slow-paced panic permeates “A Quiet Place”

By | Apr 10, 2018

It’s encouraging to see a horror film both so visceral and so unequivocally frightening.


Review: Netflix horror-thriller doesn’t play around

By | Oct 2, 2017

Based on the novel by Stephen King, “Gerald’s Game” is a twisted, violent psychological thriller about a woman’s fight to survive.


Review: Shyamalan recaptures old identity with ‘Split’

By | Jan 29, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, “Split,” is a return to form for the famously maligned director of “The Last Airbender” and “After Earth.”