Review: Midnight Mass (2021)

Horror auteur Mike Flanagan is already closely identified with Stephen King, having helmed adaptations of Gerald’s Game (2017) and Doctor Sleep (2019). His latest, Netflix’s seven-part horr...

Review: Brand New Cherry Flavor (2021)

Hollywood, sometime in the ‘90s: emerging filmmaker Lisa N. Nova (Rosa Salazar of Alita: Battle Angel) finds Hollywood a tougher town than she ever anticipated when she’s ripped off and shut out of her first f...

Review: Misha and the Wolves (2021)

Look, spoilers, look away now, next paragraph gives the game away: She lied through her goddamn teeth. It was all bullshit. Back in the late 80s/early 90s (the exact date is debatable) Belgian immigrant ...

Review: Blood Red Sky (2021)

There’s something to be said for a film that knows exactly what it is and fulfills its remit to the level best of its ability. A lack of pretention plus a command of craft can yield much better results than a ...

Review: Malcolm and Marie (2021)

Filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington) is having a good night. The premiere of his debut film as writer and director is a success. Coming back to his luxurious apartment, he’s a little drunk and high on his...

Review: Sex/Life (2021)

Maybe it says more about me than it does about Netflix’s eight part sexed-up soap opera, but that “High Impact Sex Scenes” content warning strikes me as blatant false adverting. Sex/Life’s sex scenes are gloss...

Review: Army of the Dead (2021)

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, the city is walled off and abandoned to the undead. While the displaced citizens hunker in rundown refugee camps outside the perimeter wall, a veritable army of the dead t...

Review: Shadow and Bone (2021)

It seems every week we have a new historical fantasy series aimed at the teen and tween demographic. Shave off the actual telling details and shows like The Nevers and The Irregulars are ea...