Year: 2022 Runtime: 90 minutes Director: Eli Horowitz Starring: Winona Ryder, Dermot Mulroney, John Gallagher Jr., Owen Teague, Brianne Tju Review By: Peggy Marie Winona Ryder is truly at some of her best here in Eli Horowitz’s “The Cow” (2022), along with Dermot Mulroney in this rather fun “genetic” little mystery thriller that twists along to an ending you’d never quite think of. While it’s not without … Continue reading SXSW REVIEW: “THE COW” (2022)

Fantasia Festival Review: The Paper Tigers

Films like “The Karate Kid” are becoming more uncommon as they lack the slice-of-life sensibility and often rely on aggression and blatancy to appeal to the martial arts crowd. When I heard the news about the martial arts comedy/drama “The Paper Tigers” (2020) by Vietnamese-American filmmaker Tran Quoc Bao was premiering at Fantasia Film Festival this year, it piqued my interest. It promised all the things I had hope for in martial arts films while showcasing Asian-American talent. Will “The Paper Tigers” live up to its promise? Continue reading Fantasia Festival Review: The Paper Tigers