HALLOWEEN (2018)

★★★★ Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Haluk Bilginer, Will Patton, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle Directed by David Gordon Green 2018 / 106 Minutes / Universal Pictures Review by Elise Each movie in the Halloween franchise is worse than its […]

UNSANE

★★★★ Starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Sarah Stiles, Marc Kudisch, Amy Irving, Colin Woodell, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple Directed by Steven Soderbergh 2018 / 97 Minutes / Bleecker Street Media Review by Elise There’s nothing I like better than when a movie presents a […]

RED SPARROW

★★★½ Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciarán Hinds, Joely Richardson, Bill Camp, Jeremy Irons Directed by Francis Lawrence 2018 / 139 Minutes / 20th Century Fox Review by Elise Jennifer Lawrence plays a Russian ballerina who ironically breaks her […]

AMERICAN MADE

★★★ Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Lola Kirke, Jayma Mays, Alejandro Edda Directed by Doug Liman 2017 / 115 Minutes / Universal Pictures Review by Elise  American Made is the “true story” of Barry Seal, once a regular […]

THE BYE BYE MAN

ABSOLUTELY ZERO STARS Starring Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway and Jenna Kanell Directed by Stacy Title 2017 / 96 Minutes / STX Entertainment Review by Elise Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t watch it. Don’t […]

RINGS

★★ Starring Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D’Onofrio, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan, Chuck David Willis Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez 2017 / 102 Minutes / Paramount Pictures Another sequel no one was asking for, ‘Rings’ is the third movie in […]

MISERY

2 Reviews/One Movie Starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis Directed by Rob Reiner 1990 / 107 Minutes / Columbia Pictures First Review by Elise ★★★½ Ummm….. wow. Can’t believe I had never seen this up until now! This […]

THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR

2 Reviews/One Movie Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria, Betty Gabriel Directed by James DeMonaco 2016 / 105 Minutes / Universal Pictures First Review by Elise ★★★ The Purge: Election year a.k.a. Trump’s America. Scary thought, isn’t it? […]

IT FOLLOWS

★★★★½ Starring Bailey Spry, Loren Bass, Keir Gilchrist, Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe Directed by David Robert Mitchell 2015 / 100 Minutes / Mongrel Media For me, the scariest part of the original 1978 Halloween is when Jamie Lee Curtis is walking across […]

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