Posted in March 2018

Review: Mohawk, 2018, dir. Ted Geoghegan

Review: Mohawk, 2018, dir. Ted Geoghegan


I’m not against genre movies being “elevated,” but if you’re going to elevate your genre movie, you need to have a good reason. Otherwise, just make an honest genre movie, and make it well, like Ted Geoghegan does in his latest movie, Mohawk, and in his previous movie, We Are Still Here, which I adore.  You can … Continue reading

Films by Women: Five Movies to Watch in February

Films by Women: Five Movies to Watch in February


If you didn’t find any chances in February to catch up on movies directed by women, let me help you out: Here’s a list of five, per my new monthly feature for Paste Magazine. You’re welcome, America. (Sorry, I wasn’t around when this went up, so I’m behind in sharing it. Still, I’d recommend checking these out, … Continue reading

Review: Half Magic, 2018, dir. Heather Graham

Review: Half Magic, 2018, dir. Heather Graham


It gives me no pleasure to dunk on a movie directed by an established Hollywood actor turned first time filmmaker, especially a movie like Half Magic, which is clearly the product of personal experience and an act of catharsis for its author, Heather Graham. But Half Magic is really only half good at best. I won’t go … Continue reading