Midwest Film Journal
The Marvel Decade
Midwest Movie Magic
Movies That Made Us
No Sleep October
Scene by Scene
Years in Review
Heartland Film Festival 2017
Heartland Film Festival 2018
April 13, 2019
A hugely flawed but glorious work of geek trash.
Welcome to Marwen
December 19, 2018
Exceedingly strange and inconsistent, but not without its strengths.
December 5, 2018
Admirably weird, but a total slog.
November 27, 2018
A fantastic family-film premise bogged down by volume and monotony.
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
October 12, 2018
The Freeform commercial breaks ... now baked right in!
September 11, 2018
A hallucinatory revenge tale of staggering beauty and exuberant bloodshed.
City of Ember
October 10, 2008
A fun social studies lesson, while not quite the puzzle-box mystery it could be.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
May 16, 2008
A Little Golden Book version of Gladiator, it’s a PG film with R-rated aspirations.
The Golden Compass
December 7, 2007
A lyrical, challenging piece of literature becomes a stupid, sloppy film.