Jason Arment

Falling Down a Deep, Narrow Hole: An Interview with Matthew Borczon

An interview with writer Matthew Borczon about poetry as catharsis, having served in a combat hospital in Afghanistan, writing about war and his struggles with PTSD.   What was your role in OEF [Operation Enduring Freedom]? I was a hospital corpsman on Camp Bastion. It was a Role 3 hospital.   How do you feel, and ... Read the full article
Jason Arment

Jason Arment served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Machine Gunner in the USMC. He's earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Chautauqua, Hippocampus, The Burrow Press Review, Dirty Chai, and War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities; anthologized in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Volume 2 & 4; and is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, The Florida Review, and Phoebe. Jason lives in Denver.

Martyrs Lane Creeps Its Way Through a Slow Burn Mystery

James Jay Edwards reviews Martyrs Lane, a slow-burn horror mystery film, written and directed by Ruth Platt, and starring Kiera Thompson and Sienna Sayer. (Shudder) 

The Madness Inside Me Is Technically Stunning, but Stumbles Over Its Story

James Jay Edwards reviews The Madness Inside Me, a horror-thriller film written and directed by Matthew Berkowitz. (Gravitas Ventures) 

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Ushers in the Next Phase of Marvel with Fist-Flinging Style

James Jay Edwards reviews Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, a Marvel superhero film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. (Marvel Studios) 

Nia DeCosta’s Candyman Dares You To “Say His Name”

James Jay Edwards reviews Candyman, a supernatural slasher film directed by Nia DaCosta and starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. (Universal Pictures) 

David Bruckner’s The Night House Serves Up a Creepy Supernatural Mystery

James Jay Edwards reviews The Night House, a psychological horror film directed by David Bruckner and starring Rebecca Hall. (Searchlight Studios) 

Free Guy Is Two Movies—One Fun, and One Mediocre

James Jay Edwards reviews Free Guy, a science fiction action comedy directed by Shawn Levy and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer. (20th Century Studios) 

Monuments Is a New Twist on the Old Road Movie

James Jay Edwards reviews Monuments, a unique road trip movie written and directed by Jack C. Newell and starring David Sullivan and Marguerite Moreau. (1091 Pictures) 

Sparks and Leos Carax Team Up for the Wonderfully Quirky Annette

James Jay Edwards reviews Annette, a musical with original music, songs, and story by the band Sparks, Ron and Russell Mael, and directed by Leos Carax. (Amazon Studios)

The Five Rules of Success Offers a Slick and Stylish Second Chance

James Jay Edwards reviews The Five Rules of Success, a crime thriller written and directed by Orson Oblowitz and starring Santiago Segura. (Ambassador Film Group)