That Shelf Managing Editor Jason Gorber talks about the differences between LCD and OLD and discusses which format works best for film fans.
Aaron Sorkin's return to writing and directing delivers a dialogue-rich, visually static historical drama.
The Wolf of Snow Hollow has plenty of dark comedy and sweet genuine drama, while serving up delicious horror tropes for bloodhounds to enjoy.
Judy Versus Capitalism is an astonishing accomplishment. Utterly heartbreaking, the film is a resounding act of bravery.
The 40-Year-Old Version follows Radha, a struggling 40-year-old playwright who finds her creative swagger after she decides to become a rapper.
A high-concept tale of futuristic assassins and brain implantation might sound slick and flashy, though it need not be. Possessor is that very movie, but it is personal and emotional, and questions the boundaries of self, all while sitting in a nest of speculation. The film begins with an assassination. However, unlike your run of […]
James Fox’s UFO documentary The Phenomenon makes a strong case that it’s time to start believing.
If anyone knows the power of a monster in the closet, it’s the gays.
In Jump, Darling, writer/director Phil Connell achieves something extraordinary: using familiar tropes, he fashions a touching film that is refreshingly unique.
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s life gets a not-so-typical biopic treatment from Julie Taymor.
Even though On the Rocks isn’t top-shelf Coppola, this enjoyable dramedy still makes for a delightful cinematic cocktail.
HostsHosts has done good ideas and a couple solid scenes, but ultimately it suffers the fate of a confusing mythology and a lack of focus. Written and directed by Adam Leader and Richard Oakes, Hosts is a Christmas horror. It starts with Jack (Neal Ward) running into friend Michael (Frank Jakeman) who also happens to […]
Putting a writer in a cabin in the woods is a more classic setup for a horror film than starting a joke with “Knock, knock.” But Scare Me is different. It is smart, scary, and not quite like anything we have seen before. The loose premise for the film is Fred ( played by writer/ […]
ThatShelf.com Managing Editor Jason Gorber looks at Emma Seligman’s breakout comedy, Shiva Baby.
Not all horror films are great, but plenty are good. Death Of Me is not ever going to enter the upper echelons of the genre, but it does present a fun enough way to spend 94 minutes. The story is a bit like a folk horror centered Dude, Where’s My Car?. Married couple Christine and […]