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MARY MAGDALENE Review

Wanting to redefine a biblical figure with a centralizing spotlight, Mary Magdalene stumbles irrevocably into formulaic and superficial territory.

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MISSING LINK Review

Missing Link brings the expected technical proficiency and heartwarming storytelling that Laika built its reputation on but with an added sense of classical adventure for good measure.

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THE DIRT Review

Jeff Tremaine’s Mötley Crüe biopic demonstrates that certain films deserve to stay in development hell until they burn out and fade away for good.

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SXSW 2019: WELL GROOMED Review

While the community it focuses on takes niche to its most extreme lengths, Well Groomed is a refreshingly even-handed journey through the beyond-strange world of creative dog grooming.

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CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS Review

Cradle of Champions offers an intimate yet unfocused look into the New York Golden Gloves competition that underlines the tradition and spectacle of the event

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THE IMAGE BOOK Review

Jean-luc Godard’s The Image Book continues his late-career trip through evocative and enigmatic video essays with a horrific search for truth in cinema.

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JOBE’Z WORLD Review

Somewhat functioning as a journey film and sightseeing tour where the script constantly hops between some of the most “groovy” weirdos New York’s outsider culture can offer up, we bear witness to their inane (possibly improvised) rantings without the film deciding if they are objects of mockery, endearment, fascination or otherwise.

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BIRD BOX Review

Release Date: December 21, 2018 (Netflix)
Director: Susanne Bier
MPAA Rating: R
Run Time: 124 minutes

Although this particular review will fail it, I call on all future reviewers to attempt the “Bird Box Challenge” when breaking down the