Middleburg Review: ‘Herself’Phyllida Lloyd Returns With A Compassionate Drama About A Woman's Fight To...

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In a riveting early scene from Phyllida Lloyd's empathetic, low-key drama Herself, a little girl races into a convenience store with her toybox. Inside...

Middleburg Review: ‘Nomadland’Frances McDormand Delivers A Career Best Performance In Chloe Zhao's Enormous, Powerful...

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There are a lot of deep silences in Chloe Zhao's Nomadland. Oftentimes they're intentional, as the lead character Fern (a magnificent Frances McDormand) spends...

Review: ‘Rebecca’Horror And Romance Mingle In Ben Wheatley's Fresh Take On A Haunting Classic

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There's no truer adage than "There's a thin line between love and hate", just as romance movies and horror movies make a strangely perfect...

Review: ‘Totally Under Control’Alex Gibney's Doc Quietly Rages Over Trump's Disastrous COVID-19 Response

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As the current occupant of the White House, who himself has contracted COVID-19, parades himself in front of his supporters claiming to be "immune",...

Review: ‘The War With Grandpa’Robert De Niro Drops Trou In A Lowbrow Prank Comedy

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Look, we're in the midst of a global pandemic that has wrecked the entire movie industry. The world needs entertainment, and perhaps in this...

Review: ‘The 40-Year-Old Version’Radha Blank’s Witty Meta-Comedy Should Make Her A Star

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*NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival. The film opens Friday, October 9th on Netflix.* The frustration felt by...

Review: ‘Charm City Kings’Baltimore Dirt Bike Drama Is Leader Of The Pack

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NOTE: This review was originally posted for this year's Sundance Film Festival. Charm City Kings opens on HBO Max tomorrow, October 8th.  If all you’ve...

Review: ‘Cagefighter: Worlds Collide’Jon Moxley Delivers A Knockout Performance In A Gritty MMA Redemption...

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Cagefighter: Worlds Collide may look like just another redemption story set in the squared circle, and in a lot of ways it is, following...

Review: ‘Once Upon A River’A Beautiful Coming-Of-Age River Journey That Goes Nowhere

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“Maybe what happened was bound to happen, like destiny”, narrates 15-year-old Margo (Kenadi DelaCerna) in Haroula Rose's directorial debut, Once Upon a River. Her...

Review: ‘2067’Kodi Smit-McPhee Tries To Stop A Climate Crisis With Time Travel In A...

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The state of the world being as it is, it's becoming much easier to consider all of the dire post-apocalyptic sci-fi movies we've consumed...