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Film Review: Sled Dogs
This persuasive documentary about the sled-dog industry focuses on the economics of animal cruelty and aims to inform rather than entertain.
Film Review: Wish Upon
A mysterious box grants wishes in this clever teen horror tale about the price of getting what you ask for.
Film Review: Man Underground
Low-budget film about three people brought together by UFO conspiracy theories will disappoint viewers expecting a sci-fi thriller but succeeds as a subtle examination of the human need for connection.
Film Review: Kill, Baby... Kill!
Restored version of Italian horror icon Mario Bava's eerie 1966 ghost story burnishes the elegant use of color often blurred on DVDs and older prints.
Film Review: Hickok
Straightforward drama featuring "Wild Bill" Hickok is unlikely to impress theatre audiences but could come as a welcome surprise to genre fans on home-viewing platforms.
Film Review: Darkness Rising
Generic haunted-house story will have trouble standing out from a crowded summer theatrical environment.
Film Review: A Beginners Guide to Snuff
This high-concept, low-budget black comedy uses the undying myth of real snuff movies to poke some mild fun at horror stereotypes.
Film Review: Once Upon a Time in Venice
This charming, scruffy dog story pits a laid-back Los Angeles P.I. against a motley crew of lowlifes, wastrels and crooks…think 'Keanu' with a very cute pup.
Film Review: 47 Meters Down
Vacationing siblings trade sunning by the beach for some underwater sightseeing in this stripped-down thriller that will do nothing to rehabilitate the reputation of sharks.
Film Review: Camera Obscura
Death follows a traumatized war photographer home from Afghanistan in this tricky thriller that loses momentum early on.
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