Sundance 2022: Emily the Criminal

★★★★ Our final film of the virtual 2022 Sundance Film Festival, dark crime thriller Emily the Criminal, thankfully closes out our festival experience with a big taser-injected bang! The always-reliable Aubrey Plaza plays Emily, the titular character, a woman whose past continues to cause problems. Convicted of aggravated assault back in 2015, Emily’s record follows … Continue reading Sundance 2022: Emily the Criminal

TV Review: The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window

Described by Netflix as a “dark comedy thriller,” the preposterously titled, The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window is one of the most ridiculous mystery shows to emerge in quite some time. With Kristen Bell at its center (who is no stranger to mysteries considering her tenure on … Continue reading TV Review: The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window

Film Review: Night Teeth

★★★★ Night Teeth compiles a talented cast for a vampy Netflix romp that will thrill and surprise those already fluent in vampire cinema. The all-in-one-night logline promises intriguing scripting and compact, intimate characterizations. Personally, the biggest draw for me was this outstanding cast, which includes Debby Ryan, Megan Fox, Sydney Sweeney, Alexander Ludwig, and Alfie … Continue reading Film Review: Night Teeth

Grimmfest 2021: The Pizzagate Massacre

★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) After a recent screening of Shudder’s The Scary of Sixty-First, I was keen to find a conspiracy theory satire closer to its subject matter, and less exploitative of the sensitive content it addresses. I find conspiracy theories entertaining, while being fully aware of their complete lack of fact. Enter: The Pizzagate Massacre. … Continue reading Grimmfest 2021: The Pizzagate Massacre