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: Unfriended: Dark Web Can’t Sell Its Net-Panic Conceit.

It’s hard to think of a new movie more dated than Unfriended: Dark Web. That’s a surprising thing to say about a film featuring tech-savvy 20-somethings using recent technology like Spotify and Faceboook Live to play Cards Against Humanity. But the movie’s treatment of internet terrorism comes directly from 90s thrillers like The Net. Like…