What starts out as common, garden-variety crime thriller turns... bizarre, and then frightening, in director Ben Wheatley's twisty new film, Kill List.
The balmy days of February have triggered an uncommon sense of renewal, nowhere more so than in the cinema, where, after a customarily dismal January, there now come glimmers of hope in the entertaining and atmospheric The Woman in Black.
With films such as The Roost and The House of the Devil, director Ti West has managed to deliver old-school, atmospheric chills on a limited budget, and he's pulled the same feat off with The Innkeepers.
Let's revisit the newly dimensionalized version of this "first" Star Wars installment and discuss whether the upgrade is worth donning the special "Collectible Keepsake" 3D glasses.
Amidst the swashbuckling felines, fast-talking lizards, and kung-fu pandas -- plus a cat in Paris -- that occupy this year's Oscar nominees for animated feature, there's actually a tale featuring human beings, stylized though they may be.
In a pair-up as enticing as a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance combines the rich, nutty goodness of Nic Cage with the tasty junkiness of the Neveldien/Taylor directing team.
Director Joshua Martson -- who previously ventured into unexplored terrain with the justifiably praised drug-mule drama, Maria Full of Grace -- here explores the surprisingly complex world of the blood feud through the eyes of two of the imprisoned teens.
The Indie on Demand Movie Review will be a short, weekly audio series in which I'll take a look at a film that has recently become available via on-demand platforms. This week, I'm looking at Return, the debut feature from director Liza Johnson.