Category Archives: The Worst

Our Friend review — Two hour misery dirge

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Written by Brad Ingelsby, based on an article by Matthew Teague | 124 min | On Demand  Our Friend is apparently based on a true story,  originally documented in an award-winning Esquire article by foreign correspondent Matthew Teague. I'd like to read that piece, because I'd like to know how…Read More

#FIN2020 Opening Night Gala Review — Falling

Written and Directed by Viggo Mortensen | 112 min  Oscar-nominated actor and movie star Viggo Mortensen tries his hand as an auteur with an international co-pro domestic drama. A huge disappointment, it's a film entirely removed from real life. Willis, played by Lance Henriksen, is a senior struggling with dementia and an endless supply of…Read More

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 | Crave Plus 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:…Read More