BLOW THE MAN DOWN (dir. Bridget Savage Cole + Danielle Krudy): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

An exciting film from a duo of filmmakers who I will surely be watching out for.

DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS (dir. J-P Valkeapää): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

Even those not on board with the film’s themes will be won over by the sensory experience

The Irishman film review

THE IRISHMAN (dir. Martin Scorsese): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

A stunningly realized world with an ensemble of legends doing what they do best

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BACURAU (dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

If Bacurau is what an international genre film looks like, color me excited, because it’s a great look.

DEERSKIN (dir. Quentin Dupieux): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

There is nobody making films like Quentin Dupieux. The gleefully immature DEERSKIN might be his most mature work yet

PARASITE (dir. Joon-ho Bong): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

This years Palme d’Or winner at Cannes was also the opening night film for the 28th annual Philadelphia Film Festival.

JOKER (dir. Todd Phillips): Film review

Dan Scully narrowly avoided the onslaught of violence that accompanied this EVIL, EVIIIIL movie. Jk.

A Web Series Irina Varina Made Instead of Thinking About Men

Irina Varina gives a behind-the-scenes look at her unique new series, part of the Free Fringe

AD ASTRA (dir. James Gray): Astro Dad!!!

Brad Pitt in space

Ms. PURPLE (dir. Justin Chon): Film review

Dan Scully reviews the new movie by Justin Chon

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THE LION KING (dir. Jon Favreau): Beautiful and utterly pointless

A film review of the CGI live action remake

5B (dir. Paul Haggis and Dan Krauss): Film review

Here in America, we pride ourselves on being open-minded, caring, and unwilling to back down in the face of adversity. We are the arbiters of ethical conduct and the punishers…

DARK PHOENIX (dir. Simon Kinberg): Film review

Production flaws aside, Dark Phoenix is just boring.

BOOKSMART (dir. Olivia Wilde): Film review

The obvious point of comparison for Booksmart would be Superbad,

MY SON (dir. Christian Carion): Film review

MY SON steadfastly refuses to give in to the catharsis of revenge

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (dir. Rob Letterman): Film review

It exists. I watched it. It was fine.