In Memoriam 1942 – 2013 “Roger Ebert loved movies.”

RogerEbert.com

Thumb darkest hour ver3

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.

Thumb man who invented christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Not particularly keen on nuance or subtlety, this is a film in which everything, especially Stevens’ decidedly manic take on Dickens, is pitched as broadly…

Other Reviews
Review Archives
Thumb xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw

Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

Other Reviews
Great Movie Archives
Other Articles
Blog Archives

Contributors

Simon Abrams

Simon Abrams

Simon Abrams is a native New Yorker and freelance film critic whose work has been featured Esquire, the Village Voice and elsewhere.

Simon started his career as an arts critic writing comics reviews for the Comics Journal. He conducted the cover interview with writer Robert Kirkman in issue #289. After writing film reviews for the New York Press and Slant Magazine, Simon wrote film reviews for the Village Voice, an outlet that he now regularly contributes feature interviews and capsule reviews to. This past November, Simon wrote the cover interview with the Wachowski siblings.

Simon has also spoken at a number of panel discussions in New York. This past December, Simon helped to organize and participated in a panel discussion at 92YTribeca on Jean-Luc Godard's King Lear, and in January, Simon spoke at the Museum of Modern Art during a panel discussion on Pier Paolo Pasolini's Trilogy of Life. Simon's currently writing a book on the exploitation of blood and gore on film.

Recent Reviews

Primary beach alone 2017
On the Beach at Night Alone
Primary ichi
Ichi the Killer
Primary bride for rip winkle 2017 2
A Bride for Rip Van Winkle
Primary most beautiful island 2017
Most Beautiful Island

Reviews Filter Show Filters | Reset Filters

1914
2017
0
4.0
Widget ixp6cremybokim6rszctlnoy7zs
The Look of Love

(2013)

Widget cja39ms2dovudcdrlrohqjtmxmi
The Purge

(2013)

Widget 4zt6pd0u4tbndgbis5sapyk0cz2
Pain & Gain

(2013)

Widget zzbwukvqetakoqigampkapeodc1
The Lords of Salem

(2013)

Widget zllzleydwanndjftbbffkl9kmvp
Simon Killer

(2012)

Widget 693zyx9hmztqodnll1qpjmzhdq8
Oz the Great and Powerful

  (2013)

Widget n3xpfqxa68wkol8npx5lwf9heqs
Small Apartments

(2013)