Alex Arabian is a film critic, journalist, and freelance filmmaker. His work has been featured in the San Francisco Examiner, AwardsCircuit.com, and PopMatters.com. His favorite film is Edward Scissorhands. It goes without saying that not all films are good, per se, but he believes that he owes the artists contributing to the medium film analyses that are insightful, well-informed, and respectful to craft. Check out more of his work on makingacinephile.com!
With heartfelt performances, and alarmingly relevant, thought-provoking themes, Realive marks Syfy Films' arrival to the silver screen.
What Shot Caller lacks for, narratively, it makes up for in its complex character study guised as a prison drama, expertly exposing human nature's
Coogan and Brydon bare their truest selves in The Trip To Spain, resulting in an emotional and bitingly honest chord that rings mellifluous with
A dual character study, All The Rage benefits from its celebrity testimonies, candid interviews with Dr. Sarno, and Galinsky's efficiency of substantiation.
Final Portrait is filled with acute vigor, seamlessly-interwoven humor, impeccable historical accuracy, and superb acting that combine for another Tucci gem.
Once Upon A Time In Venice is clearly a film made by cinephiles, but the scattered subplots and underdeveloped characters combine for an overall
In Suspiria, Argento's use of space, lighting, vivid colors, grandiose set pieces, and Goblin's score create a masterclass in suspense and subliminal terror.