REVIEW: “Tell Me Who I Am” (2019)

REVIEW: “Tell Me Who I Am” (2019)

The extraordinary new film “Tell Me Who I Am” is further proof that the most potent documentaries aren’t always the one’s focused on prominent people or major events. Sometimes it’s the docs which tell the more intimate and deeply personal experiences that are the most compelling. ‘Intimate’ and ‘deeply personal’ certainly describes “Tell Me Who … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Isle of the Dead”

REVIEW: “Isle of the Dead”

From the first moment the unmistakable Boris Karloff appears on-screen in “The Isle of the Dead” you immediately feel a sense of unease. The English horror movie icon was known for his distinct voice and menacing, expressive face. In fact it was 1931’s “Frankenstein” and 1932’s “The Mummy” that made Karloff a star. “Isle of … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Eli” (2019)

REVIEW: “Eli” (2019)

Finding a horror movie that does something purely original is an extremely rare achievement. So rare in fact that it’s often satisfying just to find a movie that simply does the familiar things really well. And that’s the case with the new Netflix horror flick “Eli”. You won’t find much you haven’t seen before, but … Continue reading