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…

Review: Christopher Robin is a Movie About Whimsy, Not a Movie With Whimsy

There’s an irony to Disney’s Christopher Robin, the latest entry in the “adults remember their childhood” genre, because it constantly reveals itself to be the work of adults who have forgotten what childhood is like. Wes Anderson may have pulled it off in Fantastic Mr. Fox, but if even master of awe Steven Spielberg failed…