Matthew Monagle

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Revew: Captive State
Captive State
Aliens vs. Chicago. Chicago loses.

Movie Review, March 22, 2019

<i>Pet Sematary</i> Premieres at SXSW, but Does the Big-Budget Revival Stand Up?
SXSW Film Review: Pet Sematary
Will the latest Stephen King adaptation raise your spirits?

SXSW, March 17, 2019

Ethan Hawke Shines Through the Grime as a Reformed Ex-Con in <i>Adopt a Highway</i>
Film Review: Adopt a Highway
A modest film about a good-hearted person who can’t catch a break

SXSW, March 11, 2019

Film Review: <i>Villains</i>
Film Review: Villains
Relationships are hard (when you’re aging spree-killers)

SXSW, March 10, 2019

Film Review: <i>Body at Brighton Rock</i>
Film Review: Body at Brighton Rock
Campfire tale finds something spooky in the shadows

SXSW, March 9, 2019

Will Communal VR Be the New Cinema?
Will Communal VR Be the New Cinema?
Lights, camera, headset

Screens, March 7, 2019

Revew: The Iron Orchard
The Iron Orchard
Texas wildcatter literary classic is a sometimes too-faithful adaptation

Movie Review, March 1, 2019

Revew: Alita: Battle Angel
Alita: Battle Angel
The manga heroine comes to motion capture life

Movie Review, Feb. 15, 2019

Revew: 2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Childhood trauma dominates this year's narrative short list

Movie Review, Feb. 8, 2019

Revew: The Prodigy
The Prodigy
Childhood possession horror leaves us in two minds

Movie Review, Feb. 8, 2019

Revew: Unbridled
Unbridled
Religion and horses are insufficient therapy for this abuse drama

Movie Review, Feb. 1, 2019

Revew: The Kid Who Would Be King
The Kid Who Would Be King
The Arthurian myth retold as an entertaining allegory for the hope of youth

Movie Review, Jan. 25, 2019

Matthew Monagle’s Top 10 Films of 2018
Matthew Monagle’s Top 10 Films of 2018

Screens, Dec. 27, 2018

Revew: Aquaman
Aquaman
The underwater superhero brings long-awaited color to DC's films

Movie Review, Dec. 21, 2018

Revew: Mortal Engines
Mortal Engines
Dystopian YA adaptation relies on spectacle over character

Movie Review, Dec. 14, 2018

Revew: The Possession of Hannah Grace
The Possession of Hannah Grace
Diabolical horror in the morgue is DOA

Movie Review, Dec. 7, 2018

Revew: Back Roads
Back Roads
Dark family drama works, but was better as a book

Movie Review, Dec. 7, 2018

Revew: 1985
1985
Stunning AIDS drama looks beyond the disease and into grief

Movie Review, Nov. 30, 2018

Revew: Instant Family
Instant Family
Adoption comedy is rocky but charming

Movie Review, Nov. 16, 2018

Revew: A Private War
A Private War
Rosamund Pike captures war journalist Marie Colvin

Movie Review, Nov. 9, 2018

Revew: Prospect
Prospect
Lo-fi sci-fi drama is driven by performances and ingenuity

Movie Review, Nov. 9, 2018

Revew: On Her Shoulders
On Her Shoulders
A refugee's quiet advocacy is a tale of true heroism

Movie Review, Nov. 2, 2018

Revew: Hunter Killer
Hunter Killer
Cold War flashbacks as Gerard Butler takes on the Russkies

Movie Review, Oct. 26, 2018

Revew: Mid90s
Mid90s
Jonah Hill's coming-of-age story sometimes sparks with authenticity

Movie Review, Oct. 26, 2018

Revew: Big Kill
Big Kill
Low-budget Western rides high in the saddle

Movie Review, Oct. 19, 2018

Revew: Bad Times at the El Royale
Bad Times at the El Royale
Neo-noir hijinks gets away with being style over substance

Movie Review, Oct. 12, 2018

Revew: Venom
Venom
Spider-Man's nemesis gets a spin-off without web-head

Movie Review, Oct. 12, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Bad Times at the El Royale</i>
FF 2018: Bad Times at the El Royale
Was it good times for the Fantastic Fest closing film?

Screens, Oct. 3, 2018

Revew: Hold the Dark
Hold the Dark
Humanity's animal instincts exposed in the Alaskan wilderness

Movie Review, Sept. 28, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Perfection</i>
FF 2018: The Perfection
Allison Williams hits all the right notes in this musical black comedy

Screens, Sept. 26, 2018

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