Reviews

Review: A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK Is Woody Allen On Autopilot

A Rainy Day In New York is Woody Allen’s 48th film as writer-director and while it’s far from his best work, it does have a certain amount of zing to it. Not bad for a director who is now in his 84th year! Rainy Day In New York sees Gatsby [...]

May 30, 2020

Review: CALM WITH HORSES Is An Exceptional Irish Crime Drama

Calm With Horses is a hugely impressive directorial debut from Nick Rowland. Adapted by Joesph Murtaugh from a short story by Colin Barrett, this Irish crime drama packs a serious punch which vigorously pulls the viewer into its world. Set in rural [...]

April 27, 2020

Review: Pablo Larrain’s EMA Is Strong And Unpredictable

Chilean director Pablo Larrain follows-up 2016’s Natalie Portman starrer Jackie with Ema, another powerful drama about a woman over-coming loss and persevering after discovering her inner strength.  Dancer Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) and her [...]

April 23, 2020

Review: CORONA ZOMBIES – Bad Taste Or Just Good Fun?

The ridiculously prolific low-budget schlockmeister Charles Band and his Full Moon Features shingle has managed to produce and release a whole movie since the Coronavirus/COVID-19 shutdown. On the surface Corona Zombies appears like a hugely [...]

April 21, 2020

Review: Swedish Short Film ALIVE Is Pitched Perfectly

Swedish writer-director Jimmy Olsson’s Alive is a wonderful character study about friendship, love and lust in the 21st Century. The short film poses some interesting questions about love in the modern world and it features very impressive [...]

April 9, 2020

Review: Horror/Thriller GRIEF Delivers A Lot In 14 Minutes

Written and directed by Brock Bodell and Daniel Perry, Grief is a tense and well-crafted short film. A dramatic horror/thriller, the film focuses on Kevin and Esther (Tyler Cooke and Lindsey Garrett), a couple who had their son abducted the previous [...]

April 8, 2020

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