Review – It’s A Hard Knox Life (“Stillwater”)

Co-writer & director Tom McCarthy read about Amanda Knox, her 2007 murder arrest and trial in Italy (see 2nd movie review below), and that gave him the inspiration to write this fictional movie. So, you might say this movie is “ripped from the headlines”, right? Without so much as a backstory, flashback, or newspaper clipping,…

Review – AARP’s Worst Nightmare (“Old”)

M. Night Shyamalan is back and this time he’s going to the beach, and believe me, it’s no picnic! After his last iffy movie, Glass, which tied up his superhero trilogy, M. Night returns to his horror roots like The Visit and The Happening. Hmmm, any psychotic killer trees out there? Inspired by the Swiss…