Daily Archives: September 17, 2020

Netflixable? A long wallow in Southern Gothic, “The Devil All the Time”

Novelist Donald Ray Pollock narrates the film of his “hillbilly Gothic” saga, “The Devil All the Time,” from start to finish — and all points in between. His is an authentic Appalachian voice, and when I pick up the book, … Continue reading

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Documentary Preview: Politicians and experts talk UFOs, “The Phenomenon”

This one comes out Oct. 6.

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Movie Review: A gay couple is haunted or Harassed in “Spiral”

“Spiral” is a cleverly-conceived riff on familiar horror themes, an attempt to make a gay “Get Out.” A same-sex couple moves to suburban Illinois with one partner’s teen daughter, and weird, scary things begin to happen. But this film, not … Continue reading

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