Reviews

'Delirium': Film Review
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:32:28 +0000

A group of friends venture into a supposedly haunted house in Johnny Martin's low-budget horror film 'Delirium.'

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'On Borrowed Time': Film Review | Palm Springs 2018
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:16:27 +0000

'On Borrowed Time,' a Palm Springs world premiere from the United Arab Emirates, features a quartet of grumpy old men looking for liberation from their retirement home.

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‘Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle’ (‘Muchos Hijos, un Mono y un Castillo’): Film Review
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:15:49 +0000

Having picked up fest awards on both sides of the pond, ‘Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle,' Gustavo Salmeron’s documentary homage to his extraordinary mother, is now making its mark on the Spanish box office.

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'The Train of Salt and Sugar' ('Comboio de Sal e Acucar'): Film Review | Palm Springs 2018
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:31:17 +0000

Mozambique’s first-ever Oscar foreign-language film entry 'The Train of Salt and Sugar' is an epic tale of peril and endurance on an arduous cross-country journey.

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'Early Man': Film Review
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:41:38 +0000

Oscar-winning British animator Nick Park, creator of the Wallace and Gromit shorts as well as 'Chicken Run,' returns with 'Early Man,' a claymation feature starring Eddie Redmayne and Tom Hiddleston as the voices of prehistoric chaps.

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'Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story': Film Review
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:35:04 +0000

Kate McIntyre Clere and Michael McIntyre's doc 'Kangaroo' looks at the complicated relationship Australians have with their most famous animal.

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'Memories of Underdevelopment': Film Review
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:39:49 +0000

A member of Havana's elite copes with Castro's revolution in Tomas Gutierrez Alea's introspective drama 'Memories of Underdevelopment.'

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'Proud Mary': Film Review
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Taraji P. Henson plays a killer caring for the boy she orphaned in 'Proud Mary,' Babak Najafi's follow-up to 'London Has Fallen.'

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'Abe & Phil's Last Poker Game': Film Review
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:11:07 +0000

The late Martin Landau co-stars with Paul Sorvino in Howard Weiner's drama 'Abe & Phil's Last Poker Game.'

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'Blur Circle': Film Review
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:04:04 +0000

Two people haunted by tragic events in their past form an emotional connection in Chris Hansen's indie drama 'Blur Circle.'

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'Inside': Film Review
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:27:27 +0000

A pregnant woman desperately tries to escape from a home intruder who wants her unborn baby in 'Inside,' Miguel Angel Vivas' remake of the 2007 French horror film.

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'Nostalgia': Film Review | Palm Springs 2018
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 02:15:57 +0000

Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener, Ellen Burstyn and Bruce Dern contribute their talents to 'Nostalgia,' a multipart tale of characters struggling with loss and grief.

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'My Coffee With Jewish Friends': Film Review
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:50:20 +0000

Manfred Kirchheimer's documentary is a series of dinner-table conversations about the many varieties of Jewish life in America.

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'Acts of Violence': Film Review
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:37:52 +0000

Bruce Willis and Cole Hauser star in 'Acts of Violence,' Brett Donowho's action thriller about three brothers who take the law into their own hands when a member of their family is abducted.

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'Constructing Albert': Film Review | Palm Springs 2018
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:32:01 +0000

Award-winning chef Albert Adria is the subject of Laura Collado and Jim Loomis’ fascinating haute cuisine documentary 'Constructing Albert.'

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