Shimmer Lake

Shimmer Lake

One of the nice things about Netflix’s push for original programming is it greenlights and funds a lot of independent movies that otherwise would have trouble finding distribution. Sometimes these movies are misses (Cloverfield Paradox, for example) and other times they’re hits. Shimmer Lake is very much the latter. The high concept pitch for Shimmer … Read More

Kodachrome

Kodachrome

Kodachrome is a strange movie to review. It’s a good movie on a technical level: well-shot, well-acted, well-written, and by the end of the movie emotionally impactful, but once the credits roll it’s hard to remember exactly what happened in it. Part of the problem is that Kodachrome is part of a hyper-specific genre: son … Read More