The Witch

Overall Rating: 4/5 April 1, 2016 Dir. Robert Eggers Rated R (for disturbing violent content and graphic nudity) The Witch is a memorable horror film, one that is thoroughly unnerving throughout. Even horror veterans may be impressed by its unique ability to frighten. Having said that, know that this is not at all a typical horror film. […]

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Eye in The Sky

Overall Rating: 4/5 April 1, 2016 Dir. Gavin Hood Rated R (for some violence images and language) Eye in the Sky places the moral dilemmas of modern warfare as well as modern governments’ handling of such front and center stage. The film manages to provoke both one’s thoughts and emotions. It really does an excellent job […]

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The Tower

Overall Rating: 4/5 October 12, 2016 Dir. Keith Maitland Rated NA The Tower is a documentary/drama that explores the story of the shootings in Austin, Texas about 50 years ago. The subject matter is sensitive, and the film does a good job at approaching it in a sensitive manner as well as a new one (for […]

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Loving

Overall Rating 5/5 November 4, 2016 Dir. Jeff Nichols Rated PG-13 (for thematic elements) Selected to compete for the Palme d’Or and receiving an Oscar nod for Best Actress, Loving, is deserving of its critical praise. I think Joel Edgerton deserved a nomination for his leading role as well, seeing as it was hands down one of […]

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Eddie the Eagle

Overall Rating: 4/5 February 26, 2016 Dir. Dexter Fletcher Rated PG-13 (for some suggestive material, partial nudity and smoking) Eddie the Eagle is a biographical film about Eddie Edwards, the British skier who was the first to represent Great Britain in the Olympic ski-jump in 1988. A sportswriter who attended the events in which the real Eddie competed, […]

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Hush

Overall Rating: 4/5 March 12, 2016 Dir. Mike Flanagan Rated R (for strong violence/terror and some language) Don’t let the poor choice in movie poster fool you– Hush is a refreshingly well-crafted, small-scale home invasion film. Horror connoisseurs such as Stephen King and William Friedkin (The Exorcist director) weighed in on Hush very positively if that’s […]

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Tallulah

Overall Rating: 4/5 July 29, 2016 Dir. Siam Heder Rated NA This Netflix Original Film premiered at Sundance before being released on Netflix itself. Writer/director Siam Heder brings us this unconventional dramedy that focuses on family, specifically the roles that females play. It’s sharply written and does well at avoiding familiar territory within the genre. Without discussing specifics, […]

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