2018

TATORT STREETS OF BERLIN Crime Scene Shenanigans Straight from Germany
TATORT: STREETS OF BERLIN: Crime Scene Shenanigans Straight from Germany

Tatort: Streets of Berlin is a crime show with collaborative efforts across regional television studios in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

DUAL MANIA: Putting The 'Psycho' In Psychosis
DUAL MANIA: Putting The ‘Psycho’ In Psychosis

While it might feel out of touch with reality, it’s in the more personal aspects of his story that it manages to keep itself from falling off the deep end.

Queerly Ever After #51 MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING (2018)
Queerly Ever After #51: MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING (2018)

In the latest Queerly Ever After, the focus is on My Big Gay Italian Wedding (2018), a gay rom-com set in the Italian countryside.

Queerly Ever After #48: JUST FRIENDS (2018)
Queerly Ever After #48: JUST FRIENDS (2018)

A fun, sexy, romantic comedy, Just Friends is a Dutch TV movie about two young men falling in love.

KEEP AN EYE OUT: Surrealist Murder Mystery Mayhem
KEEP AN EYE OUT: Surrealist Murder Mystery Mayhem

While Keep an Eye Out feels more like an extended comedy sketch than a feature film, it is definitely entertaining.

BUMBLEBEE Not Your Regular Explosions Flick
BUMBLEBEE: Not Your Regular Explosions Flick

Travis Knight’s Bumblebee is a surprisingly well-done action film that brings heart and friendship to the Transformer franchise.

Page To Screen Who Is LOVE, SIMON's Happy Ending For
Page To Screen: Who Is LOVE, SIMON’s Happy Ending For?

Page To Screen contrasts Love, Simon and its original source, showcasing what’s lost when a coming-out story is re-molded for the screen.

City, State and Town: Exploring Frederick Wiseman’s U.S.A.
City, State and Town: Exploring Frederick Wiseman’s U.S.A.

State Legislature, Monrovia, Indiana, and City Hall may each look at different levels of governance, they all present the importance of public service.

The Art Of Redemption In COBRA KAI
The Art Of Redemption In COBRA KAI

Cobra Kai may look like a series leaning heavily on nostalgia and cheesy drama but deep down, it is a humane portrayal of one’s journey to redemption.

MINDING THE GAP Criterion Review: Meaning for Ourselves
MINDING THE GAP Criterion Review: Meaning for Ourselves

In a newly released Blu-Ray from the Criterion Collection, Owen Butler takes a look at Bing Liu’s Minding the Gap.

TRAINED: A Dynamic Concept Frozen Over
TRAINED: A Dynamic Concept Frozen Over

Trained focuses on a unique idea but never seems to spring up or explore what’s beneath the surface of it’s chosen gimmick.

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE Is The Movie Soundtrack Of 2020
ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE Is The Movie Soundtrack Of 2020

Who knew that in 2020, the messages and words of Anna and the Apocalypse would find new and even deeper meaning.

EUFF 2020: SMUGGLING HENDRIX: Geopolitical Conflicts Make for an Amusing Dramedy
EUFF 2020: SMUGGLING HENDRIX: Geopolitical Conflicts Make for an Amusing Dramedy

Smuggling Hendrix is a largely remote concept, but its political relevance emerging from its silly conflict makes it an accessible, amusing dramedy.

CARGA: A Slick, Genre-Blending Horror
CARGA: A Slick, Genre-Blending Horror

Carga is a gripping short film. Its marvellous build-up is ever so slightly hindered by a speedy conclusion—it’s a film you want to be longer.

EUFF 2020: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles: Surprisingly Simplistic Portrayal of an Intricate Mind
EUFF 2020: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles: Surprisingly Simplistic Portrayal of an Intricate Mind

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles offers a peek into the mind of one of the most influential artists of the surrealist movement.