Nathalie Boltt sits in the dark in the movie Demonic looking very creepyDEMONIC

“There’s no great pleasure in stating that DEMONIC is disappointing.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies



Three nuns stand side by side pointing their guns at the camera in the movie HabitHABIT

“Scenes like Mads seductively taking communion from a priest who looks more like a model in a GQ layout, seem to be there primarily to shock the squares and titillate those who imagine it’s daring and out-there.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies


A woman and a man sit in a dark movie theater watching a movie and eating popcorn in the film The Last MatineeTHE LAST MATINEE

“If you’re not a fan of the genre, this won’t change your mind, but if you are, you’ll find nothing got lost in the translation (even the misuse of the word “matinee” is in the original).” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies


Nora Arnezeder sits on her knees in a bleak landscape in the sci-fi movie The ColonyTHE COLONY

“Without revealing any spoilers, the question the film poses is whether the ends justifies the means…Yet the characters on both sides of this debate are so underwritten–calling them two-dimensional would be a promotion–that it ends up trivializing what’s at stake.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies


Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stands in a hallway wearing dirty clothes and looking creepily at the camera in the movie CandymanCANDYMAN

“CANDYMAN is what might be called an ‘interesting failure.’ It never really comes together, but it’s a seriously intended effort and worth a look.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies




Idella Johnson and Hannah Pepper stroll through a quiet street in the film Ma Belle My BeautyMA BELLE, MY BEAUTY

“MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY is not escapism but a commitment.” – Randy Steinberg, Blast Magazine



Rebecca Hall holds her hands over her mouth with tears in her eyes in the horror movie The Night HouseTHE NIGHT HOUSE

“One always hopes for the best–really, film critics want to be entertained–and it’s nice to report that for most of its running time, THE NIGHT HOUSE is definitely one of the better cinematic ghost stories.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies