"...a deep body horror that infant boys are being mutilated, that they can feel the pain of the operation..."
"...a concise snapshot of a man commuting to the veterinarian to euthanize his cat..."
Ready to Go
"A slasher movie made by and for apparent kush heads..."
"...it's energetic and loopy and discordant and kind of mesmerizing."
"...found footage movies are oversaturated in the market."
Aliens: Zone of Silence
"...Tashi was probably a boy in a former life, that maybe some of that carried over."
The Next Guardian
"...a mountain of memories, a lifetime of ephemera, and a mystery about the lost bones..."
Lots of Kids, A Monkey, and a Castle
"...finds himself in an abandoned warehouse in what feels more like a dream."
"...invites the audience ponder its nuances and meaning."
"...the real scene stealer in this film is a miniature horse named Buttercup..."
"The hardest part...is seeing how much the odds are stacked against these kids..."
"...the hardships she endured, we understand what inspired this classic..."
"...appealing are some of the winningly silly side plots and visual gags that keep cropping up."
The Concessionaires Must Die!
"Beyond experiencing shared mental health crises, they have absolutely zero in common..."
Fear, Love, and Agoraphobia
"...afraid of assuming the audience is smart enough to keep up."
"As tension builds...it translates to our experience watching the film..."
"It’s tough to make a film about anything that the eye cannot see..."
"...Tucci and Thompson...wickedly funny and uncomfortably upsetting."
The Children Act
"It seems that the Fuhrer is a bit humor challenged..."
Bye Bye Germany
"...her mounting desire to grow up and leave the village, the White Girl finally feels like a human being."
The White Girl
"...each Russian child’s plight is captivating and harrowing."
"...there’s no dialog and no discernible plot, you can overlay any story onto the film."
“...one of Landau’s best performances in ages…”
Abe And Phil’s Last Poker Game
"...to discover the secret of its immortality and use those findings to cure his dying wife and children..."
"...presses hard on the themes of the normalized cultural abuse of women..."
What Will People Say?
"...Klas, as any sane boy would, dreams of a world far away from this grim, literally shitty rural existence."
"Slate ably carries off the character who gets in over her head."
"...a scam story involving elderly women as preys in today’s Internet world."
Those Who Are Fine
"...pitched on a knife-edge of surrealism and satire."
I Am Not a Witch
"...puts Johnson at the forefront of rampant destruction in the name of cheap thrills."
"1 in 14 kids in America have had a parent in prison..."
Tre Maison Dasan
"...where disputes end in bloodshed instead of arbitration..."
"...slugging away...in dive bars for...indifferent audiences has to be heartbreaking for the most committed road warriors."
Use Your Delusion
"...feel his torment, heartbreak, and resilience when he’s held captive by jihadists..."
"...intensifies the drama and humor of the situation to the point where she slaps you in the face..."
"DO NOT take this dare. Stay away..."
Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare
"...prefers to wade into darker waters for the sake of more compelling, everyday drama."
"...an emotionally honest portrait of hero worship..."
Flock of Four
"...a stripped-down examination of two people, seemingly at two different spots in their life."
A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night
"Buckley and Flynn’s chemistry is as wild and fiery as her crimson hair..."
"...taking the story in a direction that could only be explained as derivative."
The Curse of the Witch’s Doll
"When will we see King T'Challa on the cover of a video game?"
It’s Time We Had a Black Panther Video Game
"...a profound story about love, family, loyalty, understanding, and compassion."
Leave No Trace
"...a meaningful conservation about data collecting, social media content...privacy and 1st amendment ethics..."
“...the big-eyed tortured soul of Barbara Steele with a touch of Jean Rollin romanticism.”
"The mine has resulted in something of a gold rush, although not everyone is looking to get rich..."
Nobody Dies Here
"...you can’t help but admire the man McGarry becomes and feel a little sad for the road he had to walk..."
"...an urgent, persuasive inquiry into an infuriating reality..."
Half the Picture
"...a sex positive, sex comedy that plays for both teens and adults."
"...an enlightening film that should be seen by those who are still in denial of climate change."
The Human Element
"There are heroes, and then there are real heroes."
The Rescue List
"...affectionate, doting, and gently naggy...the quintessential mother figure."
"...Jalilvand tells a tale about morality and integrity."
No Date, No Signature
"...the adoption agency’s choice...was orchestrated as part of an experiment..."
Three Identical Strangers
"...his audience was children, and he refused to pander towards them."
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
"...bursts of cruel violence, commendable for their realist approach overexploitation and sparse but effective use of CGI."
"...strikes an impressive emotional chord."
Big Fish & Begonia
"Everything in Sweet Country just feels authentic..."
"… jaw-dropping, fun documentary by director Skizz Cyzyk about The Rev. Fred Lane…"
Icepick to the Moon
"...thrusts the viewer into a shifting, disquieting atmosphere that is the protagonist’s psyche."