Category: Reviews
Ferryman Featured, Reviews Film Threat
Ferryman Featured, Reviews Film Threat

Writer-director Darren Bender’s eerie romantic thriller Ferryman combines emotional trauma with bizarre circumstances. It follows two young lovers, Ash (Oliver Lee) and Eve (Carli Fish), who are knowingly destined for a tragic ending together. Still, the two try to defy the odds…

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A Mix Of Great Performances & Expert Screenwriting
A Mix Of Great Performances & Expert Screenwriting

Summary "Monster" is a follow-up to director Hirokazu Kore-eda's critically acclaimed "Shoplifters", and it lives up to the high expectations with its exceptional filmmaking. The film seamlessly blends different genres, creating a captivating and mysterious storyline that keeps viewers engaged…

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ET or Man Made Featured, Reviews Film Threat
ET or Man Made Featured, Reviews Film Threat

I love UFO stuff, so I approached this with anticipation, but straight off the bat, there are problems. Writer-director Clive Christopher’s Aliens Uncovered: ET or Man Made gives Tommy Chong top billing, but he isn’t in it that I could tell, or…

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An All-Star Cast Leads A Fun, High-Stakes Heist Film
An All-Star Cast Leads A Fun, High-Stakes Heist Film

Summary Smugglers offers a hilarious and brutal tone with a kick-ass female cast, combining friendship, family, betrayal, and intense fight choreography. The film provides a fun adventure with high stakes and slick action scenes, showcasing a talented ensemble cast without…

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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar Review: A Splendid Delight
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar Review: A Splendid Delight

Director Wes Anderson’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is a whimsical and visually stunning short film that masterfully captures the essence of Dahl’s storytelling while infusing it with Anderson’s signature style. This film, following Anderson’s…

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Parka Featured, Reviews Film Threat
Parka Featured, Reviews Film Threat

In Marcella Cortland and Alrik Bursell’s horror short, Parka, the lesson for today is to stand behind one’s convictions. Tonight will be an enchanted one for our heroine, Sara (Lauren Taylor), but there’s one problem. The fur coat that she’s wearing…

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Fair Play Review: A Balanced Exploration of Love and Ambition
Fair Play Review: A Balanced Exploration of Love and Ambition

Director Chloe Domont‘s feature directorial debut, Fair Play, delves into the tumultuous intersection of love and ambition in the high-stakes world of a cutthroat hedge fund. With a compelling narrative and notable performances by Phoebe Dynevor and Alden Ehrenreich, the…

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Kim’s Directorial Debut Is A Moving Portrait Of Love & Loss
Kim’s Directorial Debut Is A Moving Portrait Of Love & Loss

Summary The film Mimang showcases undeniable tension, realistic character development, and gorgeous filmmaking reminiscent of Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise trilogy and 2023's Past Lives. While Mimang may not live up to the best movies in its genre, for a first-time…

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PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie Review: A Superpowered Sequel
PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie Review: A Superpowered Sequel

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie follows the lovable canine heroes from Adventure Bay on another adventure. This time, the film focuses on Skye, who has always felt like an underappreciated member of the PAW Patrol. The story kicks off when…

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Of Things Past Featured, Reviews Film Threat
Of Things Past Featured, Reviews Film Threat

An unfinished gem gets a new cut and polish with the long-time coming release of the bittersweet drama Of Things Past. The film was originally directed in 1985 by D. Paul Thomas, with a script based on true events by Thomas…

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Thorny Drama Gets All Its Depth From The Actors
Thorny Drama Gets All Its Depth From The Actors

Summary Memory is a film filled with excellent acting that captivates viewers in the moment, despite its thematic shortcomings. The movie explores trauma and memory, but falls short in delving deeper into these issues. The performances in Memory, particularly by…

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Grasshopper Republic Featured, Reviews Film Threat
Grasshopper Republic Featured, Reviews Film Threat

Daniel McCabe’s Grasshopper Republic is one of those real-life stories that you’d never know about if not for the medium of documentary filmmaking. The events you’re about to see will have little bearing on your life but a huge deal on…

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