Author Archives: Jason Teich

Review: Women Who Kill

Review: Women Who Kill

Ingrid Jungermann’s debut feature ‘Women Who Kill’ is a suspenseful yarn about a commitment-phobic lesbian who might be dating a serial killer. But the film, which won Best Screenplay at this year’s Tribeca, also offers a savvy satire of Park Slope lesbian culture and a salient critique of fear of intimacy in the 21st century.

Review: ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’

Written and Directed by John Ridley Starring André Benjamin, Imogen Poots,Hayley Atwell, Andrew Buckley, Oliver Bennett, Tom Dunlea, and  ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side,’ written and directed by John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of ‘12 Years a Slave,’ is an atmospheric, deliberately paced biopic. The film, depicting a turbulent and pivotal year in the

2015 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Michael Steves (Director/Co-Writer –‘Clinger’)

Fern Petersen (Jennifer Laporte), a driven high school senior, has her life turned upside down when her overly affectionate and possessive high school boyfriend Robert Klingher (Vincente Martella) dies in a gruesome accident. Things go from bad to worse when Robert returns as a love-sick ghost and tries to reunite with Fern – only to have his heart broken. As Robert plots

2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Branden Kramer (Writer/Director – ‘Ratter’)

RATTER – [rat-ter] noun A hacker that uses malware known as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) to take control of a target computer and webcam. RATs are downloaded invisibly and without the consent of the user. Emma (Ashley Benson) is a young and beautiful graduate student just starting a new life in New York City.

TV Review: ‘Marco Polo

‘Marco Polo,’ Netflix’s shiny new epic, may not live up to the lofty, unfair “Game of Thrones” comparisons foisted on it by the media. But the young property, created by showrunner John Fusco, still gets a lot right in its eminently watchable, dramatically flawed first season. “Marco Polo” is easily Netflix’s most ambitious production to

Review: ‘Reach Me’

Written & Directed By John Herzfeld Starring Danny Aiello, Tom Berenger, Lauren Cohan, Kevin Connolly, Terry Crews, Cary Elwes, Kelsey Grammer, Omari Hardwick, Elizabeth Henstridge, Thomas Jane, Ryan Kwanten, Nelly, David O’Hara, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, Sylvester Stallone, Danny Trejo Now Playing in Select Theaters & VOD John Herzfeld’s tonally confused, hopelessly convoluted ‘Reach Me’ explores

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