Film Review: Hell Baby

Hell Baby is available now on VOD and opens in limited release today, September 6. Check local listings for showtimes. The film parody is a complicated creature. Rather than being a binary system, there are now varying degrees of parody. The label alone is now used sparingly and is nearly synonymous with poor quality. The …

Film Review: Short Term 12

Short Term 12 expands nationwide today, August 30. Check local listings for showtimes. It’s nothing new for a film to deal with the trials and tribulations of childhood, or even to explore the experiences of the less fortunate. Nevertheless, it is an exceedingly tough topic to communicate properly. Perhaps it is that adult directors have …

Film Review: Evil Dead (2013)

Remakes of cult films have a tough sell.  In the hearts and minds of those whose almost-daily conversational lexicon include references like, “This is my boomstick!” or “Lady, I’m afraid I’m going to have to ask you to leave the store” or “Workshed”, it’s an uphill battle to convince them that your remake is either …