Claire Oakley’s Make Up Unravels a Tense Little Arthouse Mystery

Claire Oakley’s Make Up Unravels a Tense Little Arthouse Mystery

James Jay Edwards reviews Make Up, a drama thriller by writer/director Claire Oakley, and starring Molly Windsor, Joseph Quinn, and Stefanie Martini. (Mutiny Pictures)

Bryan Bertino Puts the “Dark” in The Dark and the Wicked

James Jay Edwards reviews The Dark and the Wicked, a horror film by director Bryan Bertino, starring Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr., and Xander Berkeley. (Shudder) 

Sacha Baron Cohen Continues to Keep America on Its Toes with Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

James Jay Edwards reviews Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, the latest movie by Sacha Baron Cohen, now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Welcome to The Blumhouse Keeps Going with Nocturne and Evil Eye

James Jay Edwards reviews Nocturne and Evil Eye, Blumhouse’s next two entries in the Welcome to The Blumhouse series on Amazon Prime. (Amazon Prime) 

2 Hearts Fails to Connect with Its Sappy Storyline

James Jay Edwards reviews 2 Hearts, a romantic drama film directed by Lance Hool and starring Jacob Elordi, based on true events. (Silver Lion Films) 

The War with Grandpa Finally Adapts a Beloved Children’s Book

James Jay Edwards reviews The War with Grandpa, a family comedy film adapted from a children’s book, directed by Tim Hill and starring Robert De Niro. (101 Studios)  

Blumhouse’s Welcome to The Blumhouse Series Launches with The Lie and Black Box

James Jay Edwards reviews The Lie and Black Box, Blumhouse’s first two entries of the Welcome to The Blumhouse series on Amazon Prime. (Amazon Prime)  

A Call to Spy Is a Spy Thriller That’s More Spy Than Thriller

James Jay Edwards reviews A Call to Spy, an historical drama film by director Lydia Dean Pilcher and written/produced/starring Sarah Megan Thomas. (IFC Films)

Spiral Isn’t Your Typical Torment-the-Outsiders Movie

James Jay Edwards reviews Spiral, a horror thriller film by director Kurtis David Harder, starring Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Ari Cohen, and Jennifer Laporte. (Shudder)

The Nest Is as Grim as a Failing Marriage Movie Can Be

James Jay Edwards reviews The Nest, a film by writer/director/producer Sean Durkin and starring Carrie Coon and Jude Law. (IFC Films)

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