With sets and costumes aiming for a vaguely '60s/'70s feel, "Lucky Stiff" onscreen is a very light black comedy in a broad, campy tenor.
The VHS homevideo format may have gone to its grave years ago, but the horror series of the same name lives on, delivering three playful, yet thoroughly disposable experiments in short-form p.o.v…
Alessandro Genovesi's laffer "Soap Opera," the Rome Fest opener, won't be slaying 'em in the aisles.
t's not always totally clear why protags are being allowed to videotape the situation by their captors, and pic sometimes cheats (albeit almost unnoticeably) on its own aesthetic premise. Still…
A serious-minded two-hour documentary consisting of wall-to-wall talking heads isn't the typical definition of stoner cinema.
There are no good guys in "John Wick," but there are some great actors working alongside Keanu Reeves in his darkest and most tormented role yet: a stunningly lethal contract killer who goes on a…
The latest soap product to roll off the Nicholas Sparks assembly line.
Shined-up studio remakes of grindhouse horror classics are usually best appreciated by viewers unfamiliar with the original films' scruffy textures, but Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's tricksy take on "The…
Never quite sure whether it's aiming for suspense, absurdism, romance, or something else, the pic simply tries for everything in half-hearted fashion, ending up neither sufficiently plausible or…
Auds endlessly drawn to big-tent stories perhaps won't mind narrative weaknesses, but the themes here, including the leitmotif of an isolated populace and the enfeebling hothouse atmosphere of an…