Ben Nagy reviews ‘Midnight Runner’: Senioritis is contagious … and violent

The new kid in the neighborhood with a violent past struggles to fit in with everyone else in Midnight Runner, a movie that’s reminiscent of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, with a synthesizer-fueled soundtrack but a lot younger cast. Ian (Ben Weinswig) had an incident six years ago that landed him in juvenile detention – his […]

Ben Nagy reviews ‘Landing Lake’: Can anybody fly around here?

A group of four accented Euro antenna repair folks traipse out into the wilderness in a van on an assignment to fix some sort of messed-up satellite repeater device in an unidentified location in Landing Lake. If you like long walks in the woods, men from around the United Kingdom shouting profanity in various accents […]

The Last Drive-In | Slasher Life Lessons, Pt. 4

A Nightmare on Elm Street Our esteemed Queen of the Last Call Blog, Laura Beerman, has been ruthlessly assailed by work this past week — think about the mob scene that happens to Willem Dafoe at the end of Antichristand you know what I’m talking about — so she asked me to pinch hit to let […]