Showing posts from November, 2023

"Saltburn" [Philadelphia Film Festival 2023]: A wild, lusty, delectably twisted "Talented Mr. Ripley" for the mid-2000s crowd

"Genie" goes down easy with a lovable, committed Melissa McCarthy

"Dream Scenario" [Philadelphia Film Festival 2023]: Nic Cage plays boring so well in this intriguing, wryly funny dark comedy

"May December" showcases Todd Haynes' tonal mastery and three skillfully calibrated performances

A new holiday-slasher favorite is served in giddily gory "Thanksgiving"

"Manodrome" offers an unnerving character study with a chilling Jesse Eisenberg

"It's a Wonderful Knife" cleverly spins Christmas staple into a festive slasher

It's a treat to see Meg Ryan meet cute-ing again in "What Happens Later"

"Fingernails" [Philadelphia Film Festival 2023]: A thoughtful, dryly amusing relationship drama with a sci-fi wrinkle