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Review: Cold and Moody, 'The Last Thing Mary Saw' Lacks Vision

Review: Cold and Moody, 'The Last Thing Mary Saw' Lacks Vision

By Kevin Taft | Jan 20, 2022

Moody to a fault, this folk horror film doesn't have the insight into its characters it needs to have true vision.

Review: 'Gambit' is Perfect Showcase for Shirley MacLaine's Comic Gifts

Review: 'Gambit' is Perfect Showcase for Shirley MacLaine's Comic Gifts

By Frank J. Avella | Jan 20, 2022

"Gambit" was nominated for three 1966 Oscars (art direction, costumes, sound) and, despite some peculiarities, it holds up nicely all these years later.

Review: Safe, Forgettable 'Laughing Heirs' Gets a Kino Release

Review: Safe, Forgettable 'Laughing Heirs' Gets a Kino Release

By Frank J. Avella | Jan 19, 2022

"Laughing Heirs" is a safe, cozy afternoon comedy. Remove the historical context, and it's quite forgettable. (Alas, it's impossible to do that.)

Review: 'The Toolbox Murders' in 4K Offers Depravity & Horror in Abundance

Review: 'The Toolbox Murders' in 4K Offers Depravity & Horror in Abundance

By Sam Cohen | Jan 19, 2022

"The Toolbox Murders," one of the great underrated American horror films, is now available in stunning 4K Ultra HD from Blue Underground with a stellar release rounded out with terrific special features.

Bradley Cooper Naked for 'Six Hours' to Film Full-Frontal Scene

Bradley Cooper Naked for 'Six Hours' to Film Full-Frontal Scene

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 18, 2022

Bradley Cooper had to be naked for "six hours" to film the full-frontal scene in the Guillermo del Toro-directed psychological thriller, "Nightmare Alley."

Review: Stunning 'Red Shoes' Everything That Makes the Art of Cinema Grand

Review: Stunning 'Red Shoes' Everything That Makes the Art of Cinema Grand

By Greg Vellante | Jan 18, 2022

Dedicated restoration work over nearly two decades has led Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's masterpiece, "The Red Shoes," to Criterion Collection 4K Ultra HD. And the result is downright stunning.

Review: 'A Hard Day's Night' Presents Beatlemania in Stunning 4K

Review: 'A Hard Day's Night' Presents Beatlemania in Stunning 4K

By Sam Cohen | Jan 18, 2022

Richard Lester's "A Hard Day's Night" has arrived in 4K Ultra HD, carrying over all previous supplements from the 2014 Blu-ray and boasting Dolby Vision HDR for the main feature.

Review: Gritty, Bold 'Shake Hands With The Devil' an Exceptional Work

Review: Gritty, Bold 'Shake Hands With The Devil' an Exceptional Work

By Frank J. Avella | Jan 18, 2022

"Shake Hands with the Devil" is an exceptional, bold work with great performances that should be considered a classic.

Review: 'Little Girl' a Gracious Portrait of a Family's Loving Support and Determination

Review: 'Little Girl' a Gracious Portrait of a Family's Loving Support and Determination

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2022

Tender in its heart and deeply empathetic, this portrait of a transgender girl and her family is a vivid portrait of what family values — authentic and uncompromising — actually look like.

Why Not a Queer Oscar Host?

Why Not a Queer Oscar Host?

By Robert Nesti | Jan 17, 2022

The Oscars have been host-less for three years. Not so this March after the Academy announced there will be a host whose identity is not yet revealed. Given that there are plenty of choices, why not an out and proud host?

Review: Dietrich Rules in Cheesy 'Golden Earrings'

Review: Dietrich Rules in Cheesy 'Golden Earrings'

By Frank J. Avella | Jan 17, 2022

"Golden Earrings" is a fascinating cinematic curio — recommended for Dietrich's mesmerizing work and closeted gay director Mitchell Leisen's hidden (and sometimes not-so-hidden) homotexual content.

'Scream' Scares Off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M Debut

'Scream' Scares Off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M Debut

By Jake Coyle | Jan 16, 2022

After a month at no. 1, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' "Scream" reboot debuted with $30.6 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Review: Teen Rom-Com 'Sex Appeal' Lacks Charm and Allure

Review: Teen Rom-Com 'Sex Appeal' Lacks Charm and Allure

By Megan Kearns | Jan 14, 2022

The teen rom-com pays homage to classic rom-coms and features frank discussions of sex, but it's hindered by weak writing, tropes, perfunctory acting, and incessantly redundant narration.

Review: 'The Free Fall' a Letdown

Review: 'The Free Fall' a Letdown

By Kevin Taft | Jan 14, 2022

"The Free Fall" hits quite a few branches on its way down to earth.

Review: Chilling 'Arctic Void' Keeps You Guessing

Review: Chilling 'Arctic Void' Keeps You Guessing

By Kevin Taft | Jan 14, 2022

Cool and unnerving "Arctic Void" offers a trip into the unknown to mostly intriguing results.

Review: 'The House' a Triptych of Oddball Dreams

Review: 'The House' a Triptych of Oddball Dreams

By Karin McKie | Jan 14, 2022

Writer Enda Walsh collaborated with three sets of directors for the three stories in this 90-minute stop-motion animated film, all set within the same structure.

'Anything Goes' to Steam into U.S. Movie Theaters in Spring

'Anything Goes' to Steam into U.S. Movie Theaters in Spring

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 14, 2022

If you can't make it to New York to see Sutton Foster on Broadway in the classic musical "The Music Man," don't worry. You can always catch her at your local movie theater in another classic musical.

Review: 'Scream' Reboots the Classic Franchise

Review: 'Scream' Reboots the Classic Franchise

By Padraic Maroney | Jan 12, 2022

Ghostface returns home, but it's not quite the Woodsboro we all remember in the first outing without director Wes Craven.

Watch: Neve Campbell Returns to 'Scream' — and Fan Theories About Gay Killers

Watch: Neve Campbell Returns to 'Scream' — and Fan Theories About Gay Killers

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 12, 2022

"Scream" fans theorize that the first film's tag-team killers were a gay couple. Neve Campbell, returning to the franchise, gave her take on the question during a recent interview.

Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman, Will Smith, Score SAG Nominations

Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman, Will Smith, Score SAG Nominations

By Jake Coyle | Jan 12, 2022

Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday.

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