James Jay Edwards

The Beta Test Tests the Boundaries of Its Own Identity

(The Beta Test, courtesy IFC Films)
James Jay Edwards reviews The Beta Test, a dark comedy thriller film written, directed, and starring Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe. (IFC Films   There are basically two types of mystery movies. Most involve someone, usually a detective or a private ... Read the full article

Eternals Is a Better Marvel Movie Than It Is a Chloé Zhao Movie

James Jay Edwards reviews Eternals, a new superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe directed by Chloé Zhao. (Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Motion Pictures)

Nothing Else Was As They Told Us: An Interview with Kacy Tellessen

An interview with writer Kacy Tellessen about the release of his war memoir Freaks of a Feather, his thoughts about the state of the military, war, and being a writer.

Edgar Wright Creates Beautiful Chaos with Last Night in Soho

James Jay Edwards reviews Last Night in Soho, a psychological horror film directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Thomasin McKenzie and Anya Taylor-Joy. (Focus Features) 

Guillermo del Toro and Scott Cooper Team Up for the Horrifying Antlers

James Jay Edwards reviews Antlers, a supernatural horror film directed by Scott Cooper and produced by Guillermo del Toro. (Fox Searchlight Pictures) 

Dune May Be Unfilmable, but Denis Villeneuve Gives It One Heck of a Try

James Jay Edwards reviews Dune, an epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, the latest attempt to adapt Frank Herbert’s novel. (Warner Bros. Pictures) 

Halloween Kills Relies Too Heavily on Goofy Fan Service

James Jay Edwards reviews Halloween Kills, the newest film in the Halloween franchise, directed by David Gordon Green and starring Jamie Lee Curtis. (Universal Pictures)