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I Want to Believe

I Want to Believe

The Dark Tapes by Charlotte Orr A ten foot tall demon, devil possessed mistresses, and lizard-like aliens. All promise a terrifying movie experience, but does The Dark Tapes succeed? Vincent…read more →

Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City by Rachel Willis When you think of a city, what is the first image that comes to mind? Great buildings rising into the sky…read more →

Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit

The Dinner by Hope Madden Enduring a dinner party – in cinematic terms, it can lead to a cathartic catfight (Carnage), mass suicide (The Invitation) or an all out apocalypse…read more →

Hieronymus Bosch High

Hieronymus Bosch High

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea by Matt Weiner There’s a paradox running through teen movies. While they’re often most enjoyable when first discovered as a kid relatively…read more →

Milo and Orlok

Milo and Orlok

The Transfiguration by Hope Madden Milo likes vampire movies. So, it would seem, does writer/director Michael O’Shea, whose confident feature debut shows us the relationship between the folklore and the…read more →

Girlhood

Girlhood

All This Panic by Rachel Willis Director Jenny Gage’s documentary offers its audience an unflinching look at the behavior of American teenagers. Gage spent three years following a few girls in…read more →

Free for All

Free for All

Free Fire by Hope Madden The first notes I took, about ten minutes into the screening for Ben Wheatley’s latest Free Fire, read like so: This is a ballsy first…read more →