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the black phone film review

The Black Phone (2021)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) The Black Phone (2021) Directed by Scott Derrickson The writing is tremulous and its transposition to the screen is timidly...

the ladykillers film review

The Ladykillers (1955)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5 stars out of 5) The Ladykillers (1955) Directed by Alexander Mackendrick If there is an instructional manual on how dry, culturally significant British humor...

dark glasses film review

Dark Glasses (2022)

⭐⭐⭐ (3 stars out of 5) Dark Glasses (2022) Directed by Dario Argento Cheap, juicy and fun. Dario Argento’s return to film directing after a long...

Men 2022 film review

Men (2022)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) Men (2022) Directed by Alex Garland As inconclusive as its truisms are, the turgid allegorical integrity is lost in its...

Hatching (2022)

⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4 stars out of 5) Hatching (2022) Directed by Hanna Bergholm We cannot always succumb to the assumption that every coming-of-age horror film is a...

playdurizm film review

Playdurizm (2020)

⭐⭐⭐½ (3½ stars out of 5) Playdurizm (2020) Directed by Gem Deger Screenwriters: Morris Stuttard (based on a story by Gem Deger) Cast: Austin Chunn, Gem...

dead calm 1989 review

Dead Calm (1989)

⭐⭐⭐½ (3½ stars out of 5) Dead Calm (1989) Directed by Phillip Noyce This airtight, suffocating maritime nightmare resolves a risky narrative scheme with superficially clichéd...

crime and punishment film review

Crime and Punishment (1935)

⭐⭐⭐½ (3½ stars out of 5) Crime and Punishment (1935) Directed by Josef von Sternberg Josef von Sternberg’s first film with Columbia Pictures is surely the...

ambulance 2022 film review

Ambulance (2022)

⭐½ (1½ stars out of 5) Ambulance (2022) Directed by Michael Bay Michael Bay doing what Michael Bay knows how to do, boisterous action dynamiting the...

Detour 1945 film review

Detour (1945)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5 stars out of 5) Detour (1945) Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer D.W. Griffith said “all you need to make a movie is a girl...