You can probably guess as soon as you read the title where this film is going but for anyone unsure: when a heart-broken man tries to contact his deceased girlfriend, he discovers she wants more than just a chat. Directed by Mondo Ghulam, written by Leander Thom and starring: David Anderson, Clare Almond, Cyril Cotterell, Laura Evelyn, Angela Peters, David Sayers, and Sarit Wilson Chen. Continue reading “Review: Ouija Sex”
Written and directed by Christopher Fox, an older woman’s mortality is tested after she loses her brother to cancer. With nothing else to live for, she meets a young black man who represents hope. Starring: Lester Greene, Jeff Frumess, Diane Bakos and Mike Connelly. Continue reading “Review: The Last Fishing Trip”
Out of an unending list of trailers that pushed anticipation to the limit, Detective Pikachu was knocking at the door of the top spot for 2018, combining childhood nostalgia and cute, fluffy creatures being grumpy and sarcastic, plus Ryan Reynolds.
Directed by the man who brought you Monsters vs. Aliens and Shark Tale, it’s a third animated outing for Rob Letterman, backed up primarily by the writers of the recently renewed One Day at a Time, Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit. Tim (Justice Smith) attempts to find the truth about his father’s disappearance with the help of Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) and budding reporter Lucy (Kathryn Newton). Continue reading “Review: Pokémon: Detective Pikachu”
Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world on his own. Directed by Jeremiah Zaga, with: Evan Rosado, Raúl Castillo, Sheila Vand, Isaiah Kristian & Josiah Gabriel. Continue reading “Review: We the Animals”
Support the Girls follows Lisa (Regina Hall), the general manager at Double Whammies, a highway-side ‘sports bar with curves’, who has her normally unstoppable optimism and faith – in her girls, her customers, and herself – tested over the course of a long, strange day. Directed by Andrew Bujalski and also starring: Haley Lu Richardson, Dylan Gelula, Shayna McHayle, James Le Gros & Lea DeLaria. Continue reading “Review: Support the Girls”
After a 16-year old boy witnesses a stabbing, his mother absconds with him to the French countryside to take refuge with his sister. While they hideaway, the consequences are already set in motion back home. Written and directed by Jamie Noel, starring: Aaron Thomas Ward, Elina Saleh, Debra Baker, Jake Phillips Head, Johnny Vivash and Craig Miller. Continue reading “Review: Lie Low”
A lost driver (R.G. Parker) roams onto a desolate road on the outskirts of a remote chemical plant, where an accident has left dire consequences for the local populous…and the driver. Also starring: Megan Robson, David Graham and Daemon Lee, written and directed by Philip Martin.
In the world of The Dead Ones, those whose lives are cut short by violence do not disappear, they live to haunt the person who killed them. Directed by Stefan Georgiou and written by Federico Fernandez-Armesto, starring: Olivia Hallinan, Sebastian Armesto, Vinette Robinson and Jim Conway. Continue reading “Review: The Dead Ones”
Solutions deals with the relationship of a father (David P.B. Stephens) and son (Oise Ohiwerei), which starts to grow stronger when Derek finally lets Damon into his work life. Derek can do anything for the right price and his current assignment, make businessman James Cross mayor, by any means necessary. Directed by Zachary Halfter and co-written by Stephen Pavlics. Continue reading “Review: Solutions”
Written and directed by Michael Reiter, John Murphy recounts his time in Vietnam during 1967, then a military intelligence adviser for the Army, CIA, and South Vietnamese intelligence services, he reveals the grey areas of critical on-the-ground spy work, where trust is hard-won and easily lost. Continue reading “Review: Agents Unknown”