Tag Archives: IFC Films

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

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.

The Wretched Touches Upon Brilliance Before Being Completely Forgotten

James Jay Edwards reviews The Wretched, a new horror movie written and directed by brothers Brett and Drew T. Pierce.

True History of the Kelly Gang Makes Folk Heroes Out of Villains

James Jay Edwards reviews True History of the Kelly Gang, a new movie about the Australian outlaw, bushranger, and gang leader Ned Kelly.

Swallow Is Hard to Believe, but Harder to Not Watch

James Jay Edwards reviews Swallow, a psychological thriller about a unique eating disorder, written and directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis, and starring Haley Bennett.