You might recall the poster or DVD artwork of Drew Barrymore as a child standing with a look of anxiety with flames behind her in the 1984 horror-thriller titled Firestarter [...]

The Duke

“I am you, and you are me.” This phrase from the protagonist of The Duke, Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent), is repeated several times over the course of the film, by [...]


Based on the 2013 award-winning short film of the same title, Pleasure, the feature film debut by Swedish filmmaker Ninja Thyberg is an impressive debut feature in this harrowing, deeply [...]


The top-prize winner of the Golden Lion at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, newcomer writer-director Audrey Diwan has delivered a timely call to action with Happening, a visceral, character-driven, and [...]


Gaspar Noe's most compassionate film of his career, Vortex, recalls Michael Haneke's 2012 masterpiece Amour as both films explore the final months of an elderly married couple who have been [...]

The Bad Guys

Animated films have taken a leap of faith in the last decade, from animation ranging heavily from hand-drawn scene packs to full-fledged 3D animation taking the stage in recent years. [...]


Academy-Award nominee and major action star as of 2009, Liam Neeson has seen his stature as a major action hero wain a bit over the last half a decade. With [...]


Hatching is a stylish Finnish body horror film that echoes elements of creature feature films of the 80s merged with a Japanese horror sensation that eventually finds a personality of [...]