Film Review: We Need to Do Something

★★★★ Did I seriously just get Rick Rolled by a movie? We Need to Do Something, a bizarre but timely horror/thriller with an injection of dark comedy, hails from writer Max Booth III (based on his own 2020 novella, which I scooped up after finishing this crazy movie) and first-time director Sean King O’Grady. Going … Continue reading Film Review: We Need to Do Something

Interview: Screenwriter/Director Jonah Feingold & Dating and New York Cast

Last week, we joined writer/director Jonah Feingold, and actors Catherine Cohen and Brian Müller, to chat about their Tribeca breakout, Dating & New York. Narrated by doorman Cole, the film which has been picked up by IFC for a September release, plunges us into the waters of the modern dating world via the latest app, … Continue reading Interview: Screenwriter/Director Jonah Feingold & Dating and New York Cast

Tribeca 2021: Werewolves Within

★★★★ Horror comedy, when done right, is splendid and harmonious. Werewolves Within (from Scare Me actor/director Josh Ruben) feels like someone put Cursed and Knives Out into a blender—the black humor is well-structured, and the ensemble a fulfilling collection of character actors. It is a clever whodunnit with a wolfy, razor-sharp twist. The film starts … Continue reading Tribeca 2021: Werewolves Within

Tribeca 2021: Pray Away

★★★★ For those unfamiliar with conversion therapy, Netflix documentary Pray Away, executive produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, wastes no time filling you in. The opening text describes it as “the attempt to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity” via religious leader, licensed counselor, or peer support group. It is a practice … Continue reading Tribeca 2021: Pray Away