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Lively adventure comedy, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, is writer and director Taika Waititi’s film adaptation of the Barry Crump novel, Wild Pork and Watercress. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:47 PM Reviews

Despite weak effort to shoehorn depth into the barely-there plot, the narrative remains ultimately lightweight. Does that mean the film isn’t worth watching? Not necessarily. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:43 PM Reviews

Before committing to the entire film, I watched a trailer and even skimmed a few reviews on Gaspar Noé’s latest, Love. None of these indicated to me that it was an erotic film, though in hindsight they probably should have. more

Jan 31, 2016 5:55 PM Reviews

Goodnight Mommy is among the darkest and most unnerving horror flicks I’ve seen in recent years. Those of light constitution should probably consider this a warning. more

Jan 5, 2016 10:27 AM Reviews

Having previously enjoyed the comedic stylings of Kristen Wiig, the film seemed right up my alley. Unfortunately, the reality failed to live up to the hype. more

Jan 5, 2016 10:15 AM Reviews

People Places Things, while easy to digest, is still a smart and well executed film. The plot never demands deep contemplation or delivers profound meaning. Instead, this decidedly lightweight comedy earns merit from its candid, relatable nature. more

Dec 7, 2015 10:55 AM Reviews

I’ve never condoned use of the term “chick flick.” To me, it suggests a collection of low grade cultural products reserved solely for women. This supposed genre usually comprises flimsy love stories with little plot or substance. more

Dec 7, 2015 10:49 AM Reviews

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