"...the subtle evolution of her character is all there, on her porcelain features."
The Sweet Requiem
“This short weird demonic prayer is perhaps the perfect horror film.”
“…a character propels himself on a wheelchair by… farting fire.”
"Because every stone was meant to be skipped."
“...doubles down on the ridiculous antics and significant action set pieces.”
Iron Sky: The Coming Race
“...an intense and compelling thriller.”
“Lieber’s great at capturing awe-inspiring surf-footage…”
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable
“Clinton Road is a collection of horror movie affects largely out of any specific context.”
"...leaps ahead of the original as the better picture."
The Lion King
“...forces us to question how our own media and police operate here in the States...”
Behind Closed Doors
"...looking for a new experience in what they call a 'quarter-life' crisis."
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! “…doll-like, fetishized girls [lick] something off someone’s something…”
She’s Just a Shadow
"...our man is someone who's been cast aside both in society and on screen..."
Wade in the Water
"...doesn’t line up with the quick and easy clichés of popular culture..."
"...and off the dysfunctional quartet go on a 3 hour tour..."
"... the two finally get a chance to spend time together, but love can’t come that easy."
The Fusion Generation
"Susan is in lousy shape and begins seeing things, particularly a ghost from her past."
“...in Dublin, even if you have a job, you might be homeless.”
“...journey through dark and hallucinatory worlds”
"...brings together titans of the horror movie genre for one project..."
"...these individuals are given a chance to be heard..."
“...there are 11 of Joey Baldwin’s songs. I greatly disliked all but the aforementioned one.”
The Amateur (Or Revenge Of The Quadricorn)
"You may wonder what the hell you just saw when you finish Jesus..."
Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway
"...dip your toes into those alligator-infested, turbulent waters..."
"Waking from a night’s slumber, his dream would extend itself into his conscious reality."
The Illumination of Jim Woodring
"Rainbows are sick..."
"...a former drug addict whose friend brought her two male cats....Now she cares for eight former strays..."
The Cat Rescuers
"...Tom turns 18, which means that Fiona will be able to send him to a care home..."
"...part dream, memory, and late-night rant...a stunning example of sublime sardonic storytelling..."
"...not a film to see if you can’t stand the sight of blood..."
Why Don’t You Just Die?
“Basked in grey hues through which only glimmers of redemption shine..."
"...flashbacks, possessions, government cover-ups, old lovers, murder, and lots and lots of blood."
The Dark Within
"Fisk leaves such an impression on Phil that he decides to follow him around for a few days."
"...how do you keep a cool head knowing there’s a dead body in the car."
"...does show how grief can take its toll on a person..."
“These two forms of sexual fetishism have been labeled as extreme and ‘perverse’...”
Dacryphilia + Hematolagnia
"...a public Facebook poll about whether he should go through with his wedding."
“...a love letter to a teacher who shaped the futures of so many wonderful actors...”
Creating A Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy
"...an unabashed asshole, a jerk who repeatedly says hateful things..."
"...the brothers’ stupidity gives every gag, a gratifying spit shine."
The Baker Brothers
“...believes that he is on a mission from God to bring back his...long lost childhood friend.”
A Sweet Record of Murder
"He’s the smartest one in the room. He’s a warm-blooded hitman..."
"...two people who love each other but find themselves on opposite sides..."
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
"...a remarkably engaging film and one of the best surprises of the year."
"...blind ambition and old-school zeal for authoritarian discipline has tragic repercussions..."
The Last Whistle
"...the gold standard of the small business owner."
Hot Doug’s the Movie
“...it brings out so much emotion in a place one wouldn’t think emotion would exist…”
30 for 30: The Good, The Bad, The Hungry
"...should be required viewing for young members of the LGBTQA+ community..."
"...no matter what you have been through, you are not alone."
X: The Human Condition
“...it bursts wide open into a critique of capitalism, the Brazilian government, the US government, racism, and more...”
PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST REVIEW! "The exposed wound causes the club members to reveal their fangs ..."
Mama Pingpong Social Club
“…a jovial farce, an eccentric musical, a cheerful fairy-tale, an affectionate rom-com, and even a solemn reminder of the current refugee crisis.”
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir
“...not a bad film, but an excessive one.”
"...we really wanted it to be putting up the best circumstances for a younger audience to be brought into Shakespeare, but not to feel like they’re taking their vitamins."
Claire McCarthy on Directing Ophelia
"...less interested in telling Karen’s story than exploring the idea of Karen."
A Bright Light
"Her parents, seemingly oblivious to their son’s condition, simply allow him to destroy everything in the house…"
Palm Springs ShortFest Review! "...often a journey one walks alone, and having supportive friends...makes it exponentially easier."
Burton Before and After
"A young couple suffers a miscarriage and attends a comic-con the next day."
A Bad Feeling
"...two demon henchmen that are mobsters. One is a deep-voiced muscle, while the other is a short jokester..."
One Hell of an Angel
“…an ode to how much can be done with very little.”