David Cronenberg returns to his body horror roots with Crimes of the Future while Chloe Okuno channels Hitchcock through a female lens in Watcher

By Scott Cole CRIMES OF THE FUTURE - * * 1/2 (2 1/2 out of 5 stars) Director: David Cronenberg Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Scott Speedman, Don McKellar After two theatrical viewings and a lot of thought, I must be honest with myself that while I find many of the ideas put... Continue Reading →

THE NORTHMAN: Movie Review

Director: Robert EggersStarring: Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, The practice of film criticism can present a number of interesting challenges, and one of the most prevalent is often the struggle that emerges between the head and the heart. Your brain knows that you are watching a technically excellent film with... Continue Reading →

The Lost City Movie Review

Review by Scott Cole Directors: Aaron Nee and Adam NeeStarring: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Brad Pitt, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, * * (2 stars out of 5) There’s a strange energy in a movie theater when watching a romantic comedy that is not really working. You try to force out any intruding thoughts and... Continue Reading →

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