Despite a certain monotony to this elemental chase and its frequent bouts of hand-to-hand combat, "Northmen" rarely risks curdling into camp.
Revelations are so densely packed into "10 Cent Pistol's" sometimes confusing flashback structure that they carry less punch than they ought to.
Well-crafted horror that compensates (at least to a point) for its lack of original ideas with nice atmospherics and judicious restraint.
Despite slick energy on a modest budget, the more original ideas and sensibility that might've made "Stung" something beyond a decent formulaic time-filler are lacking here.
Ben Hickernell's modest but engaging feature is a good bet for fests on the hunt for upbeat, inspirational fare.
The pathos that should underlie this world of privilege isn't as vivid as the rather bratty, arch, self-satisfied surface of the protagonists' insular society.
In an industry where there wasn't such pronounced gender imbalance, this resourceful and satisfying indie drama would certainly boost writer-helmer-thep Raine to the rungs of at least TV-episode…
This intelligent, restrained take on genre conventions may be too dry for those seeking fantasy thrills.
This thoroughly ingratiating, touchingly heartfelt comedy doesn't have marquee names or an attention-grabbing hook, but hopefully its sheer likability will grab some deserved niche theatrical and…
The inclination to dismiss this as fanciful conspiracy theorizing is here countered by the testimonies of various experts certain that the Seattle Police really bungled their investigation.
A visiting Englishwoman's naiveté about local customs and politics stirs trouble in this handsome Georgian rural drama.