In this entry of the franchise, director Adam Robitel, surprisingly has crafted a well rounded and effective entry into the Insidious series that reaches to the heights of the first two films. Using the traditional ghost story formula, The Last Key is set after the third entry in this storied franchise from James Wan. It […]Read more "Insidious: The Last Key by Brian Wallinger"
January has always proven to be a temperamental month for films, coming off the end of award season. The season starts over into each new year with a mix bag of produced filler material that ranges from either “good” to absolute “dumpster fire” with no real balance of a middle ground. occasionally, there have proven […]Read more "The Commuter by Brian Wallinger"
The award winning The Shape of Water ties with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for Best Picture; Shape takes home seven awards. December 16, 2017 – Phoenix, AZ The Phoenix Critic’s Circle Awards have announced their 2017 award winners along with several Lifetime Achievement Awards, a first for this year. Indicative of the tough choices in front of Academy voters […]Read more "The Phoenix Critics Circle 2017 Award Winners"
Phoenix Critics Circle Awards 2017 Nominees The Phoenix Critics Circle proudly announces nominees for its annual awards. Members have narrowed the films from 2017 to the top nominees in each category. Voting is underway for the winners and they will be announced on Saturday, December 16th, 2017. Best Picture Dunkirk The Florida Project […]Read more "The 2017 Phoenix Critics Circle Nominations are in!"
“This is not the end….” Although we might come back with Top 10 list of 2017, I have become too busy to manage this site and so in order to focus on other avenues, it is with sincere regret that I announce that The Movie Revue is going on an extended hiatus. Don’t fret. My […]Read more
35 years ago, director Ridley Scott released Blade Runner, a philosophical sci-fi noir story about humans and replicants. In its initial release, the film was met with a mixed reception, though now, it is looked at as one of the greatest films of all time. When they announced the sequel, Blade Runner 2049, I was […]Read more "Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049 by Brian Wallinger"
Making its North American debut at the Toronto International Film Festival recently, first-time director Nic Gorman sets out to explore how isolationism affects the human condition when an ecological disaster strikes a husband-wife research team in Human Traces. The remote island of Perseverance is home to the husband-wife scientific research team of Glenn (Mark Mitchinson) […]Read more "“Human Traces” Movie Review by Brian Wallinger"