Movies

Where’s It Hurt?

Kelly Vance reviews Oskar Roehler’s dramatized tribute to the late filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 'Enfant Terrible' with a caveat. "Potential audiences are warned that 'Enfant Terrible' is pretty much for Fassbinder fans only, he writes. "He’s an acquired taste, and it’s plain that he doesn’t really care whether viewers 'get' his films at first glance.".

Snip, Snip, Snip

Kelly Vance reviews Prano Bailey-Bond's 'Censor' and is particularly impressed with lead actor Niamh Algar. "Algar overcomes clichés with her performance, an unnerving portrait of an emotionally vulnerable woman with no escape valve for her fears," writes Vance.

Don’t Grow Old

Long-lost George Romero film paints a horrific portrait of senior life In 1973, five years...

Fair Game

Kelly Vance reviews M.J. Bassett’s Endangered Species where Michael Johnston, Rebecca Romijn and Isabel Bassett get lost in the bush get lost in the bush and "go bananas," according to Vance.

Under Orders

Kelly Vance reviews Luke Holland's 'Final Account', a movie about the stunning inhumanity of Hitler Youth members even decades later, and how many of them escaped retribution in spite of their known crimes. "Holland’s earnest attempt at reckoning predictably falls short in the 'justice at last' category," says Vance.

It’s in the Air

Kelly Vance reviews a movie about the Bay Area's innovative arts scene, 'Tell Them We Were Here', and sits down the Renee De Guzman, Senior Curator at Oakland Museum of California to hash out if Sadie Barnette's work could be considered Afrofuturism, "for want of a better term.".

Is She the One?

Film critic Kelly Vance covers the cryptic, and surprising, film 'Looking for a Lady with Fangs and a Moustache'. An unexpected treasure about living in the present and how difficult that can be.

Stone Loco

I binge-watched Cheech and Chong so you’ll never have to This is the diary of...

Don’t Sip That Tea

International true-crime miniseries The Serpent follows the trail of a serial killer of...

Empire of Pain

Kelly Vance reviews 'I Am Not Your Negro' director, Raoul Peck's latest documentary on the brutal histories of colonialism and imperialism, 'Exterminate All the Brutes'.

‘The Mauritanian’

Jeffrey Edalatpour reviews the latest movie starring Jodie Foster and Tahar Rahim in the suspense drama set in the morally grey days following 9/11,‘The Mauritanian’.

Slippin’ Bob

Film critic Kelly Vance pulls no punches in his review of Bob Odenkirk's action debut.

Breaking Bad

Jeffrey Edalatpour reviews Nomadland, contender for Best Film and Best Actress at the 2021 Academy Awards.

Moscow Mule

Kelly Vance reviews Benedict Cumberbatch in the international thriller, The Courier
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