Tag Archives: IFC Films

The Beta Test Tests the Boundaries of Its Own Identity

The Beta Test Tests the Boundaries of Its Own Identity

James Jay Edwards reviews The Beta Test, a dark comedy thriller film written, directed, and starring Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe. (IFC Films) 

Settlers Haunts with Creepy Sci-Fi Revisionist Western Vibes

James Jay Edwards reviews Settlers, a science fiction thriller film written and directed by Wyatt Rockefeller. (IFC Midnight) 

Werewolves Within Is a Perfect Creature Feature Whodunnit

James Jay Edwards reviews Werewolves Within, a comedy horror film inspired by the video game, directed by Josh Ruben and starring Sam Richardson. (IFC Films) 

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)

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)

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)

Dave Franco Introduces Himself as a Horror Director with The Rental

James Jay Edwards reviews The Rental, the directorial debut of Dave Franco, the younger brother of James Franco. (IFC Films) 

The Trip to Greece Is Dad Jokes, Bad Impressions, and Food Porn … and Nothing Else

James Jay Edwards reviews The Trip to Greece, the latest installment in The Trip series, with Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan, and directed by Michael Winterbottom.

How to Build a Girl Is a Rare Misfire for Beanie Feldstein

James Jay Edwards reviews How to Build a Girl, a coming-of-age movie starring Beanie Feldstein, written by Caitlin Moran, and directed by Coky Giedroyc.