Handling the Undead (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 7th, 2024 - Movie Reviews

There are no cheap jump scares. No sudden outbursts of chaos or gore. Violence is (mostly) of the psychological variety and, more to the point, almost always self-inflicted.

There are no cheap jump scares. No sudden outbursts of chaos or gore. Violence is (mostly) of the psychological variety and, more to the point, almost always self-inflicted.

Young Woman and the Sea (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 31st, 2024 - Movie Reviews

Trudy Ederle’s story needed to be told, and that it also happens to be this gosh darn triumphantly entertaining is a giant win for all of us.

Trudy Ederle’s story needed to be told, and that it also happens to be this gosh darn triumphantly entertaining is a giant win for all of us.

Unforgettables: Cinematic Milestones #28 – All About My Mother (1999)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 30th, 2024 - Features

Almodóvar’s cathartic melodrama of gender, sexuality, and family still strikes a universal chord after 25 years

Almodóvar’s cathartic melodrama of gender, sexuality, and family still strikes a universal chord after 25 years

I Saw the TV Glow (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 16th, 2024 - Film Festivals Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

I Saw the TV Glow is one of the best films about identity I’ve ever seen.

I Saw the TV Glow is one of the best films about identity I’ve ever seen.

Challengers (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 26th, 2024 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

Challengers is something truly special. I’m going to cherish this one for a very long time.

Challengers is something truly special. I’m going to cherish this one for a very long time.

Unforgettabes: Cinematic Milestones #27 – Guarding Tess (1994)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 17th, 2024 - Features

Nicolas Cage’s overlooked, empathetic gem still resonates 30 years on

Nicolas Cage’s overlooked, empathetic gem still resonates 30 years on

Civil War (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 12th, 2024 - Movie Reviews

As narrative conflicts go, Civil War shoots too many blanks to be effective.

As narrative conflicts go, Civil War shoots too many blanks to be effective.

Monkey Man (2024)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 5th, 2024 - Movie Reviews

Patel shows directorial promise, displaying a uniquely personal vision that allows Monkey Man to defy simplistic genre classifications.

Patel shows directorial promise, displaying a uniquely personal vision that allows Monkey Man to defy simplistic genre classifications.

Wicked Little Letters (2023)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 5th, 2024 - Movie Reviews

Wicked Little Letters is one of those stories that would never be believable if it hadn’t actually happened.

Wicked Little Letters is one of those stories that would never be believable if it hadn’t actually happened.

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