The Lobster (***1/2) is precisely as pathetic as it’s supposed to be

The overall effect to me is somewhere between amused and nails on a chalkboard. This film has appeal to people I admire, and I cannot fault them their feelings. It's a little too close to "Sprockets" for my taste. When I watch a movie or read a book, I am in for a different type of entertainment. I don't need to touch anyone's monkey but my own.

The Hallow (****1/2) takes you in

The Hallow - 2015 Director Corin Hardy Starring Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, Michael Smiley Screenplay Hardy and Felipe Marino This is the kind of film that is made by a person of real talent. Hardy has been working on this film for about a decade, and before it was previewed at Sundance in January, he had landed the deal … Continue reading The Hallow (****1/2) takes you in