Category Archives: The Worst

Rambo: Last Blood review — Old and tired

Directed by Adrian Grünberg | Written by Sylverster Stallone, Matthew Cirulnick, Dan Gordon, based on the character from the book by David Morrell | 89 min When the author of the book that was the source of inspiration for your movie franchise says he feels "degraded and dehumanized" by your most recent sequel featuring his…Read More

Stockholm review — Cancel this Swedish vacation

Written and Directed by Robert Budreau | 92 min Stockholm is a stultifying experience at the movies due to the picture's sheer lack of identity. Writer-director Budreau gave us a mediocre Chet Baker biopic, Born To Be Blue, and here he's back with another bland, lifeless picture. Stockholm introduction includes the tag line: "based on an…Read More

Book Club review — 50 Shades of Awful

Directed by Bill Holderman | Written by Holderman and Erin Simms | 104 min Candice Bergen's been nominated for an Oscar and won two Golden Globes, a plateful of Primetime Emmys, and made a powerful impact on American culture with her Murphy Brown TV series—soon to return. Jane Fonda has two Oscars and seven nominations,…Read More

The Party (2017) review — Send your regrets

Written and directed by Sally Potter, with Walter Donohue, story editor | 71 minutes It's not often I actually regret sitting through a movie, given my passion for the medium, but the greatest mercy Sally Potter's The Party bestows on audiences is its brevity, which, in this case, barely approaches the soul of wit. Patricia Clarkson…Read More