The Lodge (2019)

As above, so below. Divorce is never easy for the participants involved and those around them. Young siblings Aiden (Jaeden Martell) and Mia (Lia McHugh) are dealing with the separation of their mom, Laura (Alicia Silverstone) from their father, Richard (Richard Armitage). What is worse is that Richard has moved on quickly with new beau […]

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Extra Ordinary

World. Class. In Ireland, the Extra Ordinary loner Rose (Maeve Higgins) is attempting to live a normal life. She’s got the talents that see her talk to the paranormal, sending spirits and ghosts to where they need to be. Her skills were cultivated alongside her father, Vincent Dooley (Risteárd Cooper), a legendary paranormal expert who […]

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Swallow

“Every day, try to do something unexpected. Push yourself to try new things.” It’s a passage Hunter (Haley Bennett) reads from a book. Her current life, by her own admission, is going great. She’s married to the love of her life, Richie (Austin Stowell), who has just been named to a very senior lucrative position […]

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The Invisible Man (2020)

“Don’t let him win by bringing him back to life.” That’s a statement Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) hears from Tom (Michael Dorman), a lawyer who happens to the brother of Cecilia’s husband, millionaire tech whiz entrepreneur Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). A tumultuous marriage between the two has seemingly seen its conclusion, punctuated by Cecilia walking away […]

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Hollow Man

The spirit is willing to do a lot of things when the flesh is nonexistent. Brilliant biologist Doctor Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon) is furiously at work attempting to crack the formula for invisibility and re-visibility that would be used for the U.S. military. Alongside his lab team, which includes scientist—and ex-girlfriend—Linda (Elizabeth Shue) and researcher […]

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Fantasy Island (2020)

“Anything and everything is possible on Fantasy Island.” That’s what the overseer of the island, Mr. Roarke (Michael Peña) says, anyway. The island is purported to have mystical powers, the type of powers that can make a fantasy real. Five individuals are about to find out for themselves: stepbrothers Bradley (Ryan Hansen) and Brax (Jimmy […]

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Underwater (2020)

What’s worse, being stranded in space or Underwater? The argument can be made that at least space is visible. On a scientific expedition many leagues under the sea, a rig gets hit hard with an anomaly, making the ship unusable and unsafe for living. Evacuation is an obvious must, though all routes to escape are […]

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Scream 2: 5 Reasons to Watch

Scream 1996 really did inject a ton of energy into what was a flailing horror genre, creating a new slasher villain that, if not quite on par with Freddy, Jason, and Michael Myers, is damn close. Director Wes Craven’s feature was equal parts of honoring what came before it, along with deconstructing what audiences generally […]

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The Lighthouse (2019)

T Killing a seabird. Invokes as much bad luck as spilling the salt. In 1890’s offshore New England, old and creaky lighthouse keeper Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) hires young wickie Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) to do menial work around the property for one month. Tom gets a younger hand, and Ephraim—aka “Lad”—gets to learn the […]

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Mary (2019)

When’s the last time any good was found out at sea? What David Greer (Gary Oldman) needs to find is a new beginning with his family. He and spouse Sarah (Emily Mortimer) are in the process of rebuilding trust with one another while committing to be great parents to daughters Lindsey (Stefanie Scott), and Mary (Chloe […]

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