- Print Reviews
- October 19, 2021
A young woman abandons a promising skating career only to be chased by her inner demons.
Afraid of Ghosts (Dangerbird Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Ryan Adams (Pax-Am). Review by James Mann.
Another gothic foray into stop-motion animation from director Tim Burton. Rob Levy digs up the dirt on this soon-to-be classic.
While the story pretty much stays the same, Tim Burton’s new take on a classic children’s book — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — is missing some of the first film adaptation’s essential ingredients. So says our resident critic with a sweet tooth, Steve Stav, in his enlightening review.
Robert Rodriguez has finally had enough of those pesky Spy Kids, and returns to his Sergio Leone-worshipping El Mariachi saga. Our man south of the border, Steve Stav, dons his bulletproof vest for a clip-emptying review of Once Upon A Time In Mexico.
Disney returns to tradition, and Depp turns on the charm. But is it enough to keep Pirates of the Caribbean afloat in a sea of competing blockbusters? With thumb poised, buccaneer-film historian Steve Stav examines Jerry Bruckheimer’s latest endeavor.