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

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)

Antebellum Is an Important Movie That Will Soon Be a Pop Culture Legend

James Jay Edwards reviews Antebellum, a film written and directed by Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, and starring Janelle Monáe. (Lionsgate) 

Words on Bathroom Walls Tackles Mental Illness Just Heavily Enough for Its Ya Audience

James Jay Edwards reviews Words on Bathroom Walls, a movie adapted from the YA novel and directed by Thor Freudenthal. (LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions)

Live from the Space Stage: A Halyx Story Is a Disney Story Even Hardcore Disneyphiles Might Not Know

James Jay Edwards reviews Live from the Space Stage: A Halyx Story, a documentary about a Star Wars-adjacent KISS-inspired band that rocked the Space Stage in Tomorrowland at Disneyland during the summer of 1981.

Sputnik Turns Old Sci-Fi Tropes Into Something New

James Jay Edwards reviews Sputnik, a Russian sci-fi horror film directed by Egor Abramenko and starring Oksana Akinshina. (IFC Films)

Tesla Is a Stuffy Biopic with a Twist

James Jay Edwards reviews Tesla, a biopic written and directed by Michael Almereyda, and starring Ethan Hawke. (IFC Films)

Chemical Hearts Hints at Places It Doesn’t Go

James Jay Edwards reviews Chemical Hearts, a movie written and directed by Richard Tanne and adapted from the Krystal Sutherland YA novel Our Chemical Hearts.

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