Category: Theatrical Review


Upgrade: 21st Century Digital Boy, by David Bax

Leigh Whannell, the writer/producer behind the Saw and Insidious franchises, is decidedly known for horror movies. He remained in that lane for his directorial debut, 2015’s Insidious: Chapter 3,but for his follow-up, he’s gone in a new direction. Upgrade doesn’t contain anything you’d call a...


First Reformed: Liturgy, by David Bax

First Reformed, Paul Schrader’s newest (and possibly best) film as a director, is presented in the boxy, old-school aspect ratio of 1.33:1 (the shape of twentieth century televisions and most movies made before the mid-1950s). While this suggests Schrader is au...