REVIEW: “Pearl” (2022)

REVIEW: “Pearl” (2022)

(CLICK HERE to read my full review in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) I had reasonably high expectations for “X”, an unashamed ode to slasher movies and grindhouse sleaze that released earlier this year. Sadly, it ended up feeling more like a trashy knockoff than anything remotely fresh. But then a prequel was announced titled “Pearl”, and … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Bandit” (2022)

REVIEW: “Bandit” (2022)

Don’t let its bland title fool you. “Bandit”, from Canadian director Allan Ungar, is a nimble and multi-faceted heist movie built around a genuinely outrageous true story. The film is an adaptation of Ed Arnold and Robert Knuckle’s 1996 book about the real-life story of Gilbert Galvan Jr. aka The Flying Bandit. Galvan Jr. was … Continue reading