Category: Film Reviews

The WORD’s Classified Ads

The WORD is excited to offer online classified ads to Hunter College and New York City. From student housing to roommates to textbooks to jobs and internships, there is something for everyone here. loading classifieds…

THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY Film Review

On the eve of the Mother of All U.S. Presidential Debates, Gonzo Guerrilla Journalist Greg Palast’s THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY, alleging a conspiracy by extreme right wing powers to nullify the votes of at least 1 million people,…

STARVING THE BEAST – Film Review

Starving the beast is a right wing political strategy to force the federal government to reduce spending by depriving it of revenue. Steve Mims’ and Bill Banowsky’s STARVING THE BEAST is a lucid and compelling 75-minute rebuttal, eloquently expressed with…

Film Review
I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER

Director Billy O’Brien’s I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (adapted from Author Dan Well’s novel) is made in the vein of five-star art house horror gems like EXISTS (2014) and IT FOLLOWS (2014), that is, low budget with the heart…

WHITE GIRL Film Review

What Quentin Tarantino did for the aestheticization of mind f*cking cinematic violence, Director-Writer Elizabeth Wood’s ravishing work of soft porn may do for filmmakers daring to feature libidinous white females who gorge on sex and drugs yet barely suffer the dire…

THE MODEL Film Review

Publicity: When emerging fashion model Emma gets a chance to pursue her dream of becoming an international top model, she leaves her everyday life (and squeaky clean boyfriend) in Denmark and moves to Paris where, at a photo shoot, she…

SACRIFICE Film Review

A savagely witty, edge-of-your-seat film By Gregg Morris Opened April 29 in New York City at IFC Center, is now available on ON DEMAND and other digital platforms, such as Comcast. Opening May 6 in Los Angeles at the Arena…

Natalie Lally Reviews YOU’RE KILLING ME

By Special Correspondent Natalie Lally – A perfect mixture of horror and romantic comedy, YOU’RE KILLING ME is a gay slasher film poking barbs at society’s self-absorbed Internet culture. George (Jeffery Self), an entertainment and social media maven, creates viral…