Review: Nocebo

Year: 2022 Runtime: 98 minutes Director: Lorcan Finnegan Writer: Garret Shanley Stars: Eva Green, Chai Fonacier, Mark Strong, Billie Gadsdon, Cathy Belton By Harris Dang “Nocebo” (2022) tells the story of Christine (Eva Green), a fashion designer who has become mysteriously afflicted with an unknown disease. The doctors are flummoxed as to what the disease actually is and her husband Felix (Mark Strong) and daughter … Continue reading Review: Nocebo

Fantastic Fest Review: All Jacked Up and Full of Worms

Year: 2022 Runtime:  72 minutes Director: Alex Phillips Writer: Alex Phillips Cast: Phillip Andre Botello, Trevor Dawkins, Betsey Brown, Mike Lopez, Carol Rhyu By Harris Dang “All Jacked Up and Full of Worms” (2022) tells the story of a lowly motel caretaker by the name of Roscoe (Phillip Andre Botello). He is stuck inside his self-institutionalized state of ennui that has affected the people around … Continue reading Fantastic Fest Review: All Jacked Up and Full of Worms

Review: Ike Boys

Year: 2021 Runtime:  88 minutes Director: Eric McEver Writer: Eric McEver and Jeff Hammer Cast: Quinn Lord, Ronak Gandhi, Christina Higa, Billy Zane, Yumiko Shaku, Ben Browder By Harris Dang Set in the last week of 1999, “Ike Boys” (2021) (pronounced ee-kay) tells the story of Shawn and Vik (Quinn Lord and Ronak Gandhi), two bubbly yet socially inept teenagers who share a love of … Continue reading Review: Ike Boys

Fantasia Film Review: Blue Whale

Year: 2021 Runtime:  93 minutes Director: Anna Zaytseva Writer: Anna Zaytseva, Evgeniya Bogomyakova, Olga Klemesheva Cast: Anna Potebnya, Timofey Eletskiy, Ekaterina Stulova, Diana Shulmina, Olga Pipchenko, Polina Vataga, Pavel Yulku, Daniil Kiselev By Harris Dang Set in present Russia, “Blue Whale” (2021) [also known under the title of #Blue_Whale] tells the story of Dana (Anna Potebnya), an unruly, defiant teenage girl who is going through … Continue reading Fantasia Film Review: Blue Whale