Review: The Delirious Warmth & Wonder of ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’

Reviewed by Lesley Coffin By far, the funniest movie of last year for my money was the mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows. Fast, smart, and deliriously silly, it was the perfect comedy to recharge your batteries with. And after his cross-over success with that film, New Zealand writer-director Taika Waititi’s follow-up is once…

Review: Classic Screwball-Comedy in the New ‘Therapy for a Vampire’

Reviewed by Lauren Humphries-Brooks When Universal released the original Dracula starring Bela Lugosi in 1931, theaters warned film patrons that the movie would so terrify them that they might be in need of medical attention. Medical nurses stood by to tend to those delicate souls who could not cope with Dracula’s horrors. There were even reports…