“November” Review

February 21, 2018 Blair Hoyle

What makes Rainer Sarnet’s November such an interesting film is that it feels both completely familiar and wildly unique at the exact same time. An atmospheric, often surrealistic folktale set in 19th Century Estonia, the film finds a […]

“Black Creek” Review

February 15, 2018 Blair Hoyle

James Crow’s Black Creek is a film that is much more tolerable if you think of it as a high school student’s class project — because that’s exactly what it feels like. Amateur in virtually […]

“Victor Crowley” Review

February 5, 2018 Blair Hoyle

Generally speaking, whenever the creator of a franchise — whether it be a film series, TV show, or collection of novels — says it’s time for the story to come to an end, they’re correct. […]

“Kameradschaft” Blu-ray Review

January 29, 2018 Blair Hoyle

G.W. Pabst’s Kameradschaft (a word which roughly translates to comradeship) is an aptly-titled film about the dangers of nationalism and the power of putting aside frivolous differences. While the film is occasionally inspiring and often […]

“Like Me” Review

January 24, 2018 Blair Hoyle

Robert Mockler’s Like Me is a film that takes a lot of chances. Everything from its stylized aesthetic and unusual narrative to its cinematography choices and inconsistent editing feels very bold, and the results vary as expected. Thankfully, […]

“Playground” Review

December 7, 2017 Blair Hoyle

A lot of times, fans of genre cinema believe that we’ve seen everything there is to see. In our constant search for the most extreme cinematic experiences out there, we oftentimes believe that we have […]

“Another WolfCop” Review

November 30, 2017 Blair Hoyle

WolfCop is one of the most unexpectedly enjoyable movies of the past few years. A film that knows exactly what it is, I wrote back when the movie premiered in 2014 that you can sign […]

“Tragedy Girls” Review

October 18, 2017 Blair Hoyle

Above all else, Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls is a satirical takedown of hashtag culture and the very nature of online deceptiveness as seen through the eyes of two fame-obsessed high school girls. The girls in question are […]

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