Here Be Dragons – Film Review

Bosnia, 1993. Englishman David Locke (Nathan Sapsford) is stationed in Bosnia. Two months after his arrival, he meets a charming young woman he thinks he could have a future with. That is until his run in with Ivan Novak (Vladimir Gvojic), a sadist who loves his country and wants the English out. He offers David …

Millie Lies Low – Film Review

“I just got dumped by my future” Before she can start her new life in New York City as an intern at an architecture firm, Millie (Ana Scotney) has a panic attack (even though she doesn’t have those) and has to leave the plane. Back in Wellington without a car, no job, no money, nowhere …

Prizefighter – Film Review

Ever since he was a wee lad watching his grandfather Jack Slack (Russell Crowe) pummeling men for money, Jem has wanted to be like him, much to his mother’s dismay. Jack loves Jem and wants him to grow up to be an outstanding man, but to have him follow in his footsteps is a bad …

Still Working 9 to 5 – Film Review | Doc Edge Festival 2022

“Everyone was very nervous about the movie, because it had three female leads” – Lily Tomlin In the 1970’s, 1/3 of working women were secretaries. The pay was terrible, the bosses could routinely harass and talk down to their employees and there was very little if nothing a woman could do to move up. Eventually, …

Dinner in America – Film Review

“Hey, did you turn the cricket’s up?” Simon (Kyle Gallner) isn’t a conventional person. He doesn’t have a job per se but he is willing to put his body through drug testing in order to make a few bucks. After ditching one test, he follows Beth (Hannah Marks) home for dinner and maybe a blowjob. …

Long Live My Happy Head – Film Review | Doc Edge Festival 2022

Gordon is an adorable Scottish man from Edinburgh. He’s a comic book artist who is working on several autobiographical books about how he’s living with this looming cloud over his head. At 32 he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and he hasn’t stopped fighting. Seven years later, he is writing and drawing what …

Fire Island – Film Review

“Everybody should f&$% on Fire Island at least once, it’s like, our birthright.” There’s nothing like summer in the NYC. Time for the gays to leave the hustle of the city to take the ferry out to Long Island. Noah (Joel Kim Booster) and his merry bunch of friends, Howie (Bowen Yang), Luke (Matt Rogers), …

Shut In – Film Review

In the middle of nowhere america, recovering junkie Jessica (Rainey Qualley) and her two kids are just trying to make it through another day. She’s trying to clean out her grandmama’s house that needs to get on the market as soon as possible so she can move on with her life and move to Texas, …

Monstrous – Film Review

It’s the 1950’s and everything is bright, clean and shiny. Laura (Christina Ricci) and her young son, Cody (Santino Barnard) are on the run. They end up in rural California and try to start a new life in a big house. Things are great at first, but after Cody goes for a walk down by …

Firebird – Film Review

Tom Prior stars as Sergey and Oleg Zagorodnii as Roman in Peeter Rebane’s FIREBIRDPhoto Credit: Herrki-Erich MerilaCourtesy of Roadside Attractions, LLC / The Factory “Black thorns and roses, smiles and tearsThey’re sown together and grow so near.”  1977, Haapsalu, Estonia. Private Sergey Serebrennikov (Tom Prior) is finishing up his mandatory service and is about to …