Archive for September, 2015

Review: The Visit

— by RON WILKINSON — M. Night Shyamalan unleashes another one on a gleeful public with this psycho-horror movie about a suitably dysfunctional family. In “The Visit,” Becca and Tyler (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould) traipse off into rural Pennsylvania to visit Nana and Pop P[...]

Review: The Fool (aka Durak)

— by RON WILKINSON — A multiple prize-winner at the 2014 Locarno Film Festival, Yury Bykov’s movie is a profound tragedy. Opening with a no-holds-barred look inside a dilapidated Russian state-owned apartment building that houses the poor, the desperate and the despaired in bestial con[...]

Review: Queen of Earth

— by RON WILKINSON — Writer/director Alex Ross Perry’s urban pot-boiler “Queen of Earth” falls well short of expectations. A high bar was set by avid Elisabeth Moss fans who came to adore her as she stole the show in the blockbuster “Mad Men” TV series. Toward the end o[...]