DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...the room is overflowing with narcissism."
We Are Gathered Here
"...recreates the sense of 'all hands on deck' when there’s a family crisis...the film’s smallest details have the biggest impact.”
About A Donkey
“Roundtree turns it “up to eleven” during the film’s closing sequences...”
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "...then afterward make love to her like they were eighteen. John fulfills that request…twice."
"...those young adults simply deserve to kill themselves..."
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "Failure means you have a chance to try it again and do it right...
Would You Like To Try Again?
DANCES WITH FILMS REVIEW! "Emerson is up for it at first until things get progressively shadier..."
"...I got a laugh out of a series of nut shots..."
"...photographer Isabelle Pisano...who becomes hearing-impaired after a traumatic car accident."
“I have to imagine that for single people who consistently get invited to their friend’s weddings, that this is a gigantic pain in the ass.”
“A drive-by shooting occurs, and Isaac is shot… Isaac is colorized.”
Monochrome: The Chromism
“…confidently and passionately reveals an often-overlooked, gruesome, and important time of our history.”
"...an interesting dance of ambitious sci-fi storytelling and backyard zombie horror..."
Alien Party Crashers
"...Stavros begins brutally beating Vasco and fires a couple of nails from a nailgun into his arms and legs."
Five Minute Rush
"...vibrant coral reefs, Christmas tree worms, giant clams, deep-sea turtles, surreal Mexican cacti fields, and endangered sharks."
Wonders of the Sea
"...his lifelong battle for equality, how he was able to bring diversity in race and gender to Notre Dame..."
“...a study of what they don’t teach you in medical school.”
“...steadily builds the drama and horror...”
"...Trace Adkins...is the lawman with something that resembles a moral center..."
"...Quintero’s story will now forever be part of Lincoln Heights..."
A Sacred Journey
"...insight into the life of the professional gambler and the trouble one can get into when messing with a casino..."
Inside the Edge: A Professional Blackjack Adventure
“...Frank calls her twisted, Gabriela full on slaps her across the face.”
“…titillating story is told in a documentary format, with real-life public personalities cast as themselves.”
“Style without meaning is like eating cereal without milk.”
“...black and white character animation coupled with the noir sensibilities...”
"...World War II would become a fertile meeting ground for gays and lesbians in the U.S...."
The Lavender Scare
"...what kept them from turning into a festival fiasco was the unity in Bethel, New York."
"...deals with the healing power of human interaction, undeterred by inherent disparities..."
“...competently breezes through the rise and fall of the legendary car mogul.”
Framing John DeLorean
“It lets us know that the concept of the influencer is a little silly, but that it’s still... valid...”
"...features a kick-ass female protagonist and a trio of bad guys in cool-looking masks."
"...the young women are trapped on the titular 'hallowed grounds' for exactly 48 hours..."
"...as sexy as an un-mopped cell floor—and less wet, too."
"Does he truly believe...that he’s only killing “bad” people?"
“...the city is very much still alive under this deathly cloud, and will most likely push their way past it..."
“...the access to healthy food is a calculated and continuous endemic issue.”
“We see this gargantuan task come together in a ridiculously short amount of time.”
Walking on Water
"...cat-and-mouse psychological thriller...about Francis reclaiming his masculinity..."
“...explores the intricacies by which intimate betrayals can lead to cloudy ethics and ambitions.”
"...based on the oldest natural human mummy ever found."
"...captures the complexity of life with cancer, depicting its good and bad aspects..."
"...the origin of snapping instead of applauding or the Washington Heights folk music riot."
“…Gaiman devises unexpected, charming surprises in almost every scene…”
"...is introduced to the magic of Los Angeles, namely hardcore drug addiction and alcoholism."
"...don’t take the Lord’s name in vain, spit on her floor and don’t go upstairs..."
"...a government-mandated group therapy class called 'Lone-Anon' as part of the 'War on Loneliness'..."
“...completely relatable, a regular, everyday guy drifting through his life…”
"fascinatingly treads the line between 'friendship' and 'negotiation,'"
“...only flirts with such a notion, ultimately choosing to overexplain everything—just look at the title…”
Room 37 – The Mysterious Death of Johnny Thunders
“...emblematic tale of a greater underexplored experience undergone by many young women in Baltimore City.”
"...the mental and physical agony...(suicide attempts, solitary confinement in a Kuwait prison for 60 days, etc., etc.)"
"...some of kills are interesting, including waterboarding by peeing on your victim."
Girls Guns and Blood
"...to figure out a way to escape the enemy and their own interpersonal problems."
“Into the Mirror is, as the kids say, a ‘#mood’”
Into The Mirror
"...they succeed in creating a retro atmosphere...as though you’d been transported back to the heyday of grindhouse cinema."
Bunnyman: Grindhouse Edition
“Woodland and Gavigan are absolutely stellar as the investigator and cop…”
"...how the Beatles were tricked into taking LSD by a dentist."
Drugs as a Weapon Against Us
“What is it about serial killers that fascinate the public at large?”
Strawberry Flavored Plastic
"...who exactly are the good guys here?"
"Some call her an angel and the Joan of Arc of the independent film world."
Barbara Rubin and The Exploding New York Underground