The Smith Brothers first film Volition is a well-written, fast-paced story with great characters, plenty of action, and deep questions.
Almost a whole month into 2020, and things are still the worst, but the 2010s
Into the Dark’s fourth movie of the season heralds the new year and new decade, telling the story of friends who gather every New Year’s Eve to celebrate.
While eagerly waiting for the wide release of Chad Crawford Kinkle’s new film, Dementer, Michael revisits his first film, Jug Face (2013).
The 2010s delivers a great many thoughtful and complex films that have taken the genre to a high place. Here are some of Michael’s top choices.
Black Christmas delivers an unexpected gift by providing a different sort of movie aimed at educating and promoting difficult discussions about sexism and gender among young people.
In his sophomore film, Robert Eggers (The Witch) returns for a distinctly darker, haunting tale of loneliness and the madness it brings in The Lighthouse.
RED LETTER DAY is a dysfunctional film that provides an apt metaphor for the dysfunctional world it mirrors.
The combination of good characters, a solid story, excellent special effects, and an overall appearance makes MARLA MAE worth checking out, and Lisa van Dam-Bates is an artist to keep an eye on.
NIGHTMARE CINEMA Starring: Eric Nelsen, Sarah Withers, Kevin Fonteyne, Chris Warren | Richard Chamberlain, Zarah