Category Archive: Film Reviews

Lords of Chaos (2018)

Lords of Chaos (2018) Based on Truth and Lies. Oslo, Norway. The 1980s. A relatively peaceful time in a country known for its pleasant people and sometimes flamboyant traditions. However, not all of… Continue reading

The Front Runner (2018)

The Front Runner (2018) The Week America Went Tabloid On the surface, The Front Runner is about the undoing of Democratic Presidential candidate Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), whose sure-to-win 1988 run at the… Continue reading

Hell Fest (2018)

Hell Fest (2018) Fun Getting In. Hell Getting Out. A gaggle of young twenty-something friends decides to hit up a horror theme park called ‘Hell Fest’ to celebrate both Halloween and the return… Continue reading

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) All art is dangerous. Surely somebody must have floated the title Art Attack at some point in the development process but, sadly, if they did it didn’t get far, and… Continue reading

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel (2019) An Angel Falls. A Warrior Rises. Being a huge anime buff, chances were I was always going to flip out over Alita: Battle Angel, the manga-inspired cyberpunk sci-fi extravaganza… Continue reading

Escape Room (2019)

Escape Room (2019) You’re invited to play for your life. With low budgets and high box office returns, it’s clear that Sony head Amy Pascal and her producing buds Neal H. Moritz, Hunter… Continue reading

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

On the Basis of Sex (2018) It was a man’s world. So she changed it. In 1970, lawyer Martin Ginsburg (Armie Hammer) brings to the attention of his wife, law professor Ruth Bader… Continue reading

Cold Pursuit (2019)

Cold Pursuit (2019) Meet Nels Coxman, Citizen of the Year. Seeing Irishman Liam Neeson take vengeance on a bunch of unsuspecting adversaries (employing his particular set of skills) seems to have become an… Continue reading

The Mule (2018)

The Mule (2018) Nobody Runs Forever The Mule, the latest effort from Clint Eastwood, is kind of two movies in one, and Eastwood is pretty clearly only interested in making one of them.… Continue reading

The Hate U Give (2018)

The Hate U Give (2018) Two worlds, one voice, no going back High school student Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) walks between two worlds, living with her parents in the crime-troubled and economically depressed… Continue reading