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MaddWolf Hope Madden and George Wolf review movies
MaddWolf · 45m ago

The Screening Room: Funny Business, Serious Business

Some laughs and some gasps, but a trio of fine films to choose from this weekend: Annihilation, Game Night and In the Fade. Plus, we talk through the good, bad…read more →
MaddWolf · 1d ago

The Fault in Our Selves

Annihilation by George Wolf Alex Garland’s work as both a writer (28 Days Later…, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go) and a writer/director (Ex Machina) has shown a visionary talent for…read more →
MaddWolf · 1d ago

Give the Devil His Due

November by Christie Robb Imagine a world in which Bergman’s Seventh Seal made it with Burton’s Edward Scissorhands and you kinda get a sense of Rainer Sarnet’s November. Based on…read more ...
MaddWolf · 2d ago

Clowns Against Humanity

Game Night by Hope Madden Nobody does dry, self-deprecating humor as well as Jason Bateman. He’s such a natural as the put-upon husband/brother at the center of the Game Night…read more →
MaddWolf · 2d ago

Grief in Three Acts

In the Fade by George Wolf Director Fatih Akin returns to an overtly political palette with In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts), and leans on a powerhouse lead performance from…read more →
MaddWolf · 2d ago

I Don’t Want to Go Out—Week of February 20

I had a dream last night. It was about a poor wise man who changes the city. Yes, among the very worst and most embarrassing (for us as a people)…read more →
MaddWolf · 1w ago

The Screening Room: Game Changer

It’s here! Black Panther has arrived, and we are thrilled to get to give a no-spoiler review of this amazing film, along with the other flicks to be seen in…read more →
MaddWolf · 1w ago

Metaphorically Yours

The Cured by Hope Madden Zombies have proven to be metaphorically versatile over the decades. For Romero, they were sometimes the mindless consumer, sometimes the oppressed, sometimes the po...
MaddWolf · 1W ago

Soccer Buddies

Early Man by Hope Madden There is something adorably British about Nick Parks’s latest plasticine adventure, Early Man. No I am not being condescending. It’s animated. It’s supposed to be…re...
MaddWolf · 1W ago

She’s a Brainiac, Brainiac…

The Female Brain by Rachel Willis It seems strange that in 2018, romantic comedies continue to follow the same tired clichés. While some have mined new territory, The Female Brain…read more ...