Goodnight Mommy – Review

Goodnight Mommy won the award for European Cinematographer in 2015 at the 28th annual European Film Awards and is also Austria’s entry for Best Foreign Film at the 2016 Academy Awards. The only problem with that whole Academy Award thing is Serverin Fiala and Veronika Franz’s film is a horror movie, and when do horror movies win Academy Awards? (The […]

‘Calvary’ Review

John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary had a preview showing in Washington, DC, where the director as well as Brendan Glesson discussed not only what they were trying to do with the film, but the broader landscape that it existed in. There was a period for questions from the audience as well, which made for a pretty interesting evening.  It […]

‘Room 237’ Review

“”Room 237” is (possibly) a weird, oddly effecting journey into  the mind of a filmmaker considered by many to be a genius.”  Rodney Ascher’s “Room 237” is fascinating because it manages to take a subject that’s remarkably niche – the messages and potential motivations interwoven into the making of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” – and manages […]