Drama
 
 
 
Drama
 

Maps To The Stars

Reviewer: Lisa Fontaine David Cronenberg returns to his toy box of perverse characters and plots, adding in the not at all taboo themes of incest and mental illness for his latest horror Maps to the Stars. For the most part it’...
 
 
Drama
 

White Bird in a Blizzard – Araki’s unique stlye reaches an apex

Written by: Laura Kasischke (Novel) and Gregg Araki (Screenplay) Directed by: Gregg Araki Starring: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Shiloh Fernandez, Thomas Jane, Christopher Meloni, and Angella Bassett Anyone familiar with Gregg ...
 
 
Drama
 

Night Moves – A long, quiet look at climate change and human frailty.

Written by: Jonathan Raymond and Kelly Reichardt Directed by: Kelly Reichardt Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat, and Logan Miller One can look up “Night Moves” on IMDB or any o...
 

 
Drama
 

The Zero Theorem – “Nothing’s perfect. Nothing lasts forever. Nothing to worry about.”

Written by: Pat Rushin Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Cristoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Matt Damon, and Tilda Swinton “The Zero Theorem” the third part of Terry Gilliam’s dystopian trilogy (...
 
 
Drama
 

Borgman – “Biblical symbolism abounds in this unsettling descent into madness”

Written and directed by: Alex Van Warmerdam Starring: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval, and Sara Hjort Ditlevsen “Borgman” opens to three men going on a hunt together. Notably, one of the men is a priest...
 
 
Drama
 

Camp X-Ray – “A powerful story of people under extreme circumstances”

Written and directed by: Peter Sattler Starring: Kristen Stewart, Peyman Moaadi, and Lane Garrison Sitting down to watch “Camp X-Ray” I was expecting to see a hyper-political, “Our military is out there fighti...
 

 
Comedy
 

“The One I Love” – A delight for fans of any genre

Written by: Justin Lader Directed by: Charlie McDowell Starring: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, and Ted Danson “The One I Love” is the first feature film from writer/director duo Charlie McDowell and Justin Lader. Ha...
 
 
Drama
 

“The Dance of Reality” – A spiritual masterpiece

Written and directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky Starring: Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, and Jeremias Herskovitz I honestly can’t think of the last time I began watching a film with as high of expectations as when I pus...
 
 
Drama
 

“The Midnight Swim” – A bold, beautiful, and brilliant debut film

Written and directed by: Sarah Adina Smith Starring: Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Lafleur, Aleksa Palladino, Ross Partridge, and Beth Grant “The Midnight Swim” from writer director Sarah Adina Smith is centered on the s...
 

 
Action
 

“Wicked Blood” – The family that deals drugs together, dies together

Written and directed by: Mark Young Starring: Abigail Breslin, Sean Bean, Alexa PenaVega, James Purefoy, Jake Busey, and Lew Temple Hannah (Abigail Breslin) is an orphaned teenager living with her sister Amber (PenaVega) in the...