Category: Film Reviews

THE DEVIL’S CANDY Film Review

Go See This Movie – Great Lines – Superb acting from top to bottom – Cinematography not to be missed – Right-on heavy metal music with a laconic, minimalistic but awesome non-melodic thump, thump, thump that exacerbates the dread and…

BURNING SANDS Movie Review

Directed by Gerard McMurray (known for his 2013 standout, FRUITVALE STATION) Written by Christine Berg & Gerard McMurray Starring: Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Trevante Rhodes, Steve Harris, Octavious J. Johnson, Nafessa Williams, DeRon Horton, Malik Bazille, Tosin Cole Runtime: 105…

MY NAME IS EMILY Film Review

By Avid Maldonado, February 13, 2017 The eponymous MY NAME IS EMILY opens up with Emily in a bathtub, saying, “Life happens quickly” and that people hope that once they wake up (assuming that they will) they can resolve their…

Kadia Goba Reviews AUDRIE & DAISY

By Senior Editor Kadia Goba – October 4, 2016 This Netflix film documents the excruciating stories of Audrie Pott, 16, of Texas, and Daisy Coleman, 14, of Missouri, who were raped by teenage boys. Reports and accounts of the sexual…

Tatiana Villamil Reviews AUDRIE & DAISY

By Senior Editor Tatiana Villamil AUDRIE & DAISY, directed by the husband and wife team of  Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, tells the separate stories of two teenage rape victims and the brutal aftermath of their sexual assaults. This 95-minute…

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…