Apostle (2018) Film Review



Gareth Evans’s Apostle follows Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens), a brother determined to locate his sister, Jennifer (Elen Rhys), on an island of cultists and safely escort her back home.

Originally released in the U.S. on October 12, 2018, the film, which has an overall runtime of more than two hours, received mostly favorable reviews from critics and mixed reviews from general audiences.…

A Quiet Place (2018) Film Review



Since its release in April 2018, John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place has received a lot of attention by professional critics and general horror fans alike.

I recently had the opportunity to watch it and make my own judgments, seated toward the front row of my college’s film room during a small screening event for students.…

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Film Review

Velvet Buzzsaw


Toward the beginning of Velvet Buzzsaw, my low expectations for the film — based on a combination of its Netflix trailer and my brief exposure to some reviews — appeared to be pleasantly inaccurate.

I’d become somewhat convinced that I may actually find a degree of entertainment and value in the experience, as suggested by the well-designed opening visuals, introduction of characters, and general storyline.…