With its bare-bones plot, lackluster characters and foolish adherence to slasher tropes, Leprechaun Returns is a film that, despite some excellent effects work, should have been left at the bottom of the well.
Marking her feature directorial debut, Bridey Elliott makes a splash with Clara’s Ghost, a dysfunctional family comedy with a supernatural twist featuring her real-life family as the drunken cast of characters.
Song of Back and Neck would make for a perfect Netflix Original. It’s an inoffensive, slightly heartwarming comedy with a few recognizable names and a universally relatable plot about the stresses in our lives. Unfortunately, it’s also a fairly bland and forgettable affair, also perfect for Netflix viewing.
It’s been nearly 40 years since Lucio Fulci’s Zombie hit the big screen, and it remains one of the best zombie films ever, in a genre that has become somewhat stagnant over recent years due to complete saturation in TV, film and video games.
At its core, Shoplifters explores the harrowing journey of a family that is brought together by a system that has collectively failed them, but it’s their love for one another that makes this a truly special cinematic experience.
The Favourite is a film that combines a brilliant script with a visionary director and employs the talents from an incredible cast to coalesce into a filmgoing experience I won’t soon forget and one of my favorites this year.