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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.

40 Whacks

40 Whacks

Lizzie by Hope Madden Screenwriter Bryce Kass has some interesting thoughts on the case of Lizzie Borden, the American woman suspected in the 1892 ax murders of her father and…read more →

Managing Madness

Managing Madness

Kusama: Infinity by Hope Madden There is a great deal to find frustrating in the life story of 96-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, and even more to celebrate. A maverick…read more →

Bore More Years

Bore More Years

American Chaos by Matt Weiner As a documentary, American Chaos is in want of a natural constituency. It arrives far too late to offer anything more meaningful than the endless…read more →

Monster Squad

Monster Squad

The Predator by Hope Madden Shane Black loves him some Eighties, doesn’t he? The over-the-top machismo, the sentimentality, the tasteless and insensitive one-liners—the writer/director revels in every opportunity to splash…read more →

Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight Anthem

A Simple Favor by George Wolf Stephanie is a suburban single mom who keeps an “oopsie” jar for swearing and volunteers for everything at her son’s elementary school. Emily is…read more →

Unauthorized

Unauthorized

The Wife by Hope Madden You guys, Glenn Close has never won an Oscar. That’s insane, right? She’s been nominated 6 times—Albert Nobbs, Dangerous Liaisons, Fatal Attraction, The Natural, The…read more →

Surrender Mandy

Surrender Mandy

Mandy by Hope Madden and George Wolf A hallucinogenic fever dream of social, political and pop-culture subtexts layered with good old, blood-soaked revenge, Mandy throws enough visionary strangeness on the…read more →