Cine-File’s Kat Sachs reviews “The Missouri Breaks” coming to the Northwest Chicago Film Society

“Enjoyable, if forgettable, New Hollywood shtick.” “Very ordinary range-feud drama.” “Corned beef and ham hash.” With all due respect to these esteemed critics (Dave Kehr, David Quinlan, and an anonymous Variety critic, respectively), I have to wonder what movie they were watching, or possibly what they were on while watching it, because Arthur Penn’s revisionist […]

Jason Coffman continues his reference timeline for “A Brief History of Sci-Fi Sex Cinema Part 2: 1990–1999”

The erotic thriller became hugely popular on home video and cable in the late 1980s and into the 1990s thanks to both big-studio hits like Fatal Attraction(1987) and independent productions like Night Eyes (1990). The voracious demand for new titles to fill video store shelves led to a boom in production of erotic thrillers. Night […]

Two new reviews from Geoff Burton on CinemaTrek

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS            “Kubo and the Two Strings” is a prime example of what director Travis Knight does best, a fantastical work of stop motion animation that takes you on a journey through Japanese culture and art by way of Portland, Oregon. — GEOFF BURTON…more   KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV          “Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy […]

Leo Brady reviews “War Dogs” on AMovieGuy.com

War Dogs is the type of movie audiences get after years and years worth of film students study the work of Martin Scorsese. Although I could point to a numerous amount of other directors that have stolen from the master (David O. Russell always comes to mind), there is a difference between homage, use of similar techniques, and straight […]