"...exactly what you think it'll be. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing..."
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
"...a portrait of an individual who is difficult to pin down, not because he’s a self-aggrandizing liar..."
Shooting in Vain
"...tragic solitude through an elderly man spectating a local football team."
"...Luke and Harvey take a hostage, which leads us to the bright discovery of the film."
Meant To Be Broken
"This re-boot is both parts thrilling and timely..."
"...risen from her traumatic, often times abusive childhood to become a force of nature..."
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
"...pleased that letter-pressing is gaining traction after its brush with absolute irrelevance."
Pressing On: The Letterpress Film
"...isn’t concerned with telling a story, so much as creating a mood and reveling in it..."
The Lower Rooms
"...full of life and seeing her watch, play, and coach cricket, her passion for the game shines..."
"...leaves you naked on the beach with no towel wondering why..."
"...defines Gastronomy as a blending of the global and local."
The Quest of Alain Ducasse
“...existential malaise... of a man at a crossroads…”
"...for lack of a better term we’ll call magical realism, but instead hallucinatory moments."
In This Gray Place
"...make fun of the 'nothing is ever good enough' father trope quite well."
"head of the local chapter of Haemophilus...will be joining them for a visit..."
Living Among Us
“...not the most appropriate time to reveal one’s affections…”
Deep Dish Apocalypse
"...the real-life sisters manage to recreate a genuinely believably big-sis-little-sis dynamic."
The Year of Spectacular Men
“'war on drugs'...allowed research into potential uses for patients and therapy to be set back by decades."
Psychonautics: A Comic’s Exploration Of Psychedelics
"...best left unspoiled as a powerful and bracing blindside."
El Aguacate (The Avocado)
"...turns the Fuad character into a sympathetic villain with a nasty sense of humor."
"...the Tyson/Seagal smackdown is outrageous, and...saves the day..."
"...the progenitor of what he called New Thought, what today is called 'prosperity gospel'..."
"...balances the dramatic arcs...the grimy nature of the world...and the dark supernatural happenings..."
Tigers Are Not Afraid
"...invokes so many “WTF?” moments, you can’t help but sit and revel in every one."
Brock Bledsoe: Future Hero
"...guys with guns break into the prison and save the helpless prisoners. Not this time."
"...recapture any sense of identity that has been stripped away from having his heart broken."
"...has the good sense to keep viewers guessing and not outstay its welcome."
"...volunteers to donate one of his own kidneys...despite the protestations of his hygienist/paramore..."
One Last Thing
"...examines religion, cultural persecution, racism, and xenophobia as effectively as any feature."
"...sells his amazing, handmade kaleidoscopes at Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market..."
The Kaleidoscope Guy at the Market
"...the conviction of the cast and overall direction and assembly...make it a legitimate gem..."
"...there are the cockroaches...Then there is the goblet of menstrual blood in the bathroom..."
The Night of the Virgin
"...effectively turned the ghastly backdrop of World War II into a fitting setting for a heartwarming, family-friendly film."
"...exploration of a filmmaker forced to create art from the ghosts of his past..."
"...relies on implication vs. narration, it’s left up to the viewer to piece together the series of events..."
The Lost Sword
"...value them as if you were holding an actual dilithium crystal."
"...scenes of dead animals being mutilated have an undeniable power..."
"...Hawke doesn’t play Toller as much as he lives with his character’s torment."
"...a…ghost snake?...crawls into her mouth and resurrects her vengeful spirit..."
"In the silences and follow up questions, we get a beautiful dance of omission..."
Tater Tot & Patton
"... finding the right story to tell is a formidable challenge..."
The Texture of Falling
"...when he finds it, it opens a box of family secrets he isn’t prepared for..."
"...a reminder of just how far atmosphere, mystery, and style can carry a movie."
"...process of editing forced him to analyze the subtle nuances of each take, giving him ideas for improvement..."
"...Black Veil Brides frontman Biersack proving to be an incredible leading man..."
"...the singular sprout of life that is the center of our attention."
"...the strength of this feature lies in its daring attempt at originality..."
All Between Us
"His search ultimately leads him to the inevitable trip to Toronto, thanks to a mushroom-induced vision..."
"Combining dragons and zombies...Knights builds an entire mythology around this odd mashup..."
Knights of the Damned
"...not an easy watch. But I suppose this is the entire point..."
"...a psychological drama with some horror elements, but it walks the line of tongue-in-cheek parody..."
Strike, Dear Mistress, and Cure His Heart
"Sometimes heaven can be found in the strangest of places..."
Angel of Anywhere
"...the bartender lectures him about influences, including the ones of booze and opium."
"...the most fulfilling outing in this interconnected universe."
Avengers Grimm: Time Wars
"They encouraged each other onward, but not all things end well..."
Strangers On The Earth
"...it engenders a surprising amount of empathy for its monster..."
"...Munzert's dark tortured take is easily one of the main reasons to watch..."
"...cinematography looks like what Ansel Adams would have shot if he was born in the 80s and never left the Bronx..."
"...all delivered with enough ham to feed a small nation..."
"...to make you aware of the eco-struggles in unexpected locations."