Review: Mid90s Hints at the Development of a Great Filmmaker

Mid90s may be a movie about adolescence, but the movie itself feels like an adolescent top. Shot on 16mm film in a 4:3 aspect ration, Mid90s drifts between a strikingly mature directorial debut from actor Jonah Hill and a clunky film full of first-timer mistakes. An example of the former occurs shortly after young protagonist…

Review: Apostle Unnerves Through Viscera, Not Dread

The Wicker Man is the name of a 1973 film directed by Robin Hardy, about an uptight Christian policeman (Edward Woodward) whose search for a missing girl takes him to an island where citizens practice Celtic paganism under the direction of a charismatic leader (Christopher Lee). Tension builds slowly as the self-righteous officer discovers too…