Blu-ray Review: Thoroughbreds

On June 5th, Universal will release Cory Finley’s directorial debut, Thoroughbreds, on Blu-ray. This deliciously dark comedy stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke as two especially spoiled upper-class brats, living in the suburbs of Connecticut. Lily (Taylor-Joy) has been expelled from her boarding school for plagiarism, and in the meantime, she’s content to play the […]

Short Film Review: XO

Non Films and director, Ratigan, presents the experimental film, XO. As the film begins, a young woman opens her eyes to behold the hustle and bustle of an increasingly busy, and possibly decaying, metropolis. She wanders the streets, quietly observing, her face full of longing, hoping for some sort of release. By the time we reach […]

Review: The Vessel

Julio Quintana’s feature film, The Vessel, has finally been released on Blu-ray via Strand Releasing. When a small village is torn apart by an unthinkable tragedy, all hope seems lost. The local priest (Martin Sheen, in a beautifully understated role) does what he can to restore the faith of the locals, but the pain is […]

Review: Blair Witch

Adam Wingard’s sequel to The Blair Witch Project, entitled Blair Witch, has arrived. I just saw it for the first time yesterday – and I can’t wait to see it again. When the original film came out in 1999, I was still in high school. I went to the theatre on a school night to […]