Movie Reviews

Phantasm: 5 Movie DVD Collection Review

Phantasm: 5 Movie DVD Collection Review

The horror franchise is released in a box set for the first time ever.
SIFF Review: ‘A Dragon Arrives!’

SIFF Review: ‘A Dragon Arrives!’

A Dragon Arrives! is a fine piece of storytelling that keeps you on the edge of your seat.
SIFF Review: ‘The Winter’

SIFF Review: ‘The Winter’

The Winter is worth seeing but don’t expect to come out smiling.
SIFF Review: ‘Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton’

SIFF Review: ‘Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton’

Some of us are born athletes, others achieve that label through hard work, and then there are people like me who cannot honestly ascribe the adjective “athletic” to their person.
SIFF Review: ‘The Man (Mesteren)’

SIFF Review: ‘The Man (Mesteren)’

The Man is Simon, an icon of the modern Danish art scene, a bohème, and supreme egoist.
Footnotes vs. 7 Minutes: Two Reflections on the Industrial Revolution, 21st Century-Style

Footnotes vs. 7 Minutes: Two Reflections on the Industrial Revolution, 21st Century-Style

Footnotes and 7 Minutes deal with similar themes.

SIFF 2016 Review: Paul à Québec

A review of Paul à Québec, which played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Battle of Sevastopol

A review of the Russian war film that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Spy Time

A review of Spanish spy film that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: A Copy of My Mind

A review of the Indonesian/South Korean movie that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: While the Women Are Sleeping

A review of the Japanese thriller that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Up for Love

A review of the French romantic comedy that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Reviews: Thithi & Rainbow

Two Indian movies played at the Seattle International Film Festival. Here's what we thought.

SIFF 2016 Review: Much Loved

A review of the French/Moroccan movie that played at SIFF 2016.
Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

It's hard to get into a movie when you already know how it ends.