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Wizard World: Star Trek's Marina Sirtis is a One Woman Bad Girl's Club
Counselor Troi on picking fights and scaring the boys

Oct. 26, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl
Gothic conventions revamped for coming-of-age chiller
"...at the dark cloud hanging over Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl...."

Oct. 3, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
The “world’s first Iranian feminist vampire spaghetti western” is a spooky doozy
"...Bakersfield, Calif., doubles for the fictional Iranian town of Bad City, a gloomy gray amalgam of benighted alleyways, empty..."

April 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Girl in Progress
The roles of mother and daughter get mixed up in this old story told in a smart way.
"...tweener comic melodrama. The surprise is it's not half bad. The titular girl in progress is Ansiedad (Ramirez), who,..."

May 11, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Girl, Interrupted
"...Adapted from Susanna Kaysen's memoir of the same title, Girl, Interrupted tackles the ever-popular subject of mental illness and..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Dead Girl
The filmmaker and an all-star cast create this somber murder mystery that has little mystery but is filled with a deep foreboding about the anguish that dominates some women's lives.
"...popular song that can be heard as The Dead Girl begins to wind down. The lyrics are plaintive and..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Very Bad Things
"...binging on liquor, cocaine, and, eventually, a high-priced call girl. Although Kyle nixes the traditional sleep-with-the-hooker idea, Michael has..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

White Girl
Sex, drugs, and privilege
"...yourself for the salvo that is Elizabeth Wood’s White Girl, the latest in the perennial state-of-the-union movie concerning “today’s..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Bad Guy
Early film from South Korea's enfant terrible Kim Ki-duk is a coarse and distubing drama about obsessive love.
"...back catalog released on U.S. screens. Hailing from 2001, Bad Guy is coarser and more disturbing than his later..."

March 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Girl
David Riker's indie drama stars Abbie Cornish as a Texas woman, who finds maturity while smuggling Mexicans across the border.
"...In The Girl, writer/director David Riker returns to many of the same..."

April 5, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Girl Who Played With Fire
The world's favorite bisexual, black-leathered, dragon-tatted, hog-riding hacker is back in action.
"...Rapace, reprising her role from the first film, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) hardly cracks a smile here,..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Bad Batch
Ana Lily Amirpour's psychedelic Western
"...indie film scene with her festival darling, 2014’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, a deadpan, moody vampire..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Girl Next Door
"...like she did -- a housewife trapped in a bad marriage to her high school sweetheart, no longer dreaming..."

June 23, 2000 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Fantastic Fest Interview: Girl
Writer/director/star Chad Faust heads into the dead heartlands
"...- writer, star, and director of Fantastic Fest thriller Girl, knows that first hand. He and his wife spent..."

Sept. 24, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Bad Times at the El Royale
Neo-noir hijinks gets away with being style over substance
"...then you might take some solace in Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale, a stylish neo-noir that..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

My Best Friend's Girl
Dane Cook stars in this rom-com about a serial womanizer who accidentally falls in love with his best friend’s girl.
"...Vince Vaughn with Tourette's syndrome, blanketing My Best Friend’s Girl with scatological monologues delivered at such a rat-a-tat pace..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
This pleasant throwback to the live-action Disney films of yore provides brisk fun for all.
"...have Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – which, indeed, is quite good. Based on..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bad Company
"...Carides. Unfortunately for the talented Laurence Fishburne, he keeps bad acting company in Damian Harris' overly sinister and under-plotted..."

June 6, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fantastic Fest Review: The Bad Batch
Ana Lily Amirpour gets post-apocalyptic with her second feature
"...her riveting filmmaking debut, the feminist vampire film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, is this fascinating post-apocalyptic..."

Sept. 27, 2016 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sacred & Profane: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Two full nights of damnation, retribution, and inner demons
"...31 gut shots all total, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds alternately caressed and flayed its flock. At the..."

July 21, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

DVDanger: Last Girl Standing
Austin horror goes beyond the slasher
"...Like any good Austin horror, Last Girl Standing makes a subtle nod to The Texas Chain..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Call Girl of Cthulhu Comes Knocking
Director Chris LaMartina on puns and Lovecraft
"...In the history of indie horror-comedy, the name Call Girl of Cthulhu is up there with The Little Shop..."

April 16, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: Final Girl
Abigail Breslin, the revisionist scream queen
"...Final girl (n.): trope in genre films of surviving female in..."

Oct. 17, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film: Stuart Murdoch and 'God Help the Girl'
Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch talks about his directorial debut
"...Murdoch has been working on the God Help the Girl project for nearly 10 years. The project finally saw..."

March 15, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Rooney Mara completely nails the role of Lisbeth Salander, and director David Fincher is no slouch either in this perhaps unnecessary remake of the Swedish thriller.
"...assist from current Vanger spokesperson Martin (an excellent Skarsgård). Bad things – and bodies – begin to pile up...."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tell Me Who's Bad
Hip-pop "Royals" Lorde and Iggy do battle Down Under
"...Last week, hip-pop bad girl Iggy Azalea told Billboard that Lorde’s Rock &..."

June 12, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Bad Hair
Nothing natural about this Black hair riff on J-horror classic Hair Extensions
"...Bad Hair begins with a myth. Sitting for dinner at..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Ana Lily Amirpour on Her New Film The Bad Batch
Cannibals, cult leaders, and friendship
"...feature was the 2014 Iranian vampire, spaghetti Western A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, comes on pretty strong,..."

June 23, 2017 Screens Feature by Lars Nilsen

About a Girl
The art exhibit 'About a Girl' is about music, really, with three young men behind it basing their artwork on a song
"...displayed in a grid, that are based on "The Girl From Ipanema," with letters from the song's text incorporated..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Jacqueline May

Not a Wussy Girl Band
"...that none of us wanted to be a wussy girl band," asserts drummer Susie Martinez. "The harder and faster,..."

July 16, 1999 Music Feature by Greg Beets

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