Tag Archives: The Big Smoke USA

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) 

Risen Apes: Expiration Date

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Expiration Date,” Park talks about quitting booze and depending on friends (and his dog) to get by.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXXVIII: My Dad

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, he dedicates this column to his dad.