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MaddWolf
Movie Reviews, DVD Picks, Shenanigans

Welcome to MaddWolf.com. Here you’ll find reviews of the latest films as well as DVD recommendations in For Your Queue, tales of general woe in So That Happened, and other fascinating reportings.

Come Out at Night

Come Out at Night

Nocturnal Animals by Hope Madden Style, elegance and crippling loneliness – though Tom Ford’s two films seem to be wildly different beasts, the same solitude and heartbreak inform both. Like…read more →

Beltway Badass

Beltway Badass

Miss Sloane by Hope Madden I’m curious. Is every film going to take on sharper, darker political meaning post-election? Because Miss Sloane definitely does. First time screenwriter Jonathan Perera’s much-lauded…read more →

Black Magic Woman

Black Magic Woman

The Love Witch by Hope Madden Anna Biller, everybody. Holy shit. Wes Anderson with a Black Mass fetish and a feminist point of view, Biller wrote/directed/produced/edited/set-designed/costume-designed/music-supervised the seductive sorcery headtrip…read more →

Apologize

Apologize

Incarnate by Hope Madden Aaron Eckhart is a conundrum, isn’t he? He’s talented enough to land any indie gem, granite-jawed and handsome enough to elevate it to mass market appeal.…read more →

Unfair and Unbalanced

Unfair and Unbalanced

Christine by Hope Madden There’s a moment in Christine – Antonio Campos’s clinical character study of ‘70s on-air reporter Christine Chubbuck – when a violently depressed Christine chastises her mother’s…read more →

Battle Scars

Battle Scars

Man Down by George Wolf Before it makes a hard left turn down Lifetime Lane, Man Down sets a decent hook. The cast is uniformly splendid, while director/co-writer Dito Montiel…read more →

Spy Versus Spy

Spy Versus Spy

Allied by Hope Madden In turns grand and intimate, Allied blends pulp and melodrama with old Hollywood glamour. We open on a dashing Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), landing in a…read more →