Behind The Lens

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Rating Title/Year Author
Hunter Hunter (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Writer/director Shawn Linden cuts off the gristle and serves up the grisly with a savory slow-roasted tale of tension and terror with Hunter Hunter. EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2020
Fatale (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias One of the most psychologically chilling edge-of-your-seat thrill rides of the year...Place your bets on Fatale. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2020
Greenland (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Greenland taps into the human condition and finds humanity, delivering a thought-provoking film with killer action, powerful emotion, a comet named Clarke, and Gerard Butler. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2020
Fatman (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Fatman is beyond fun! A rich dark comedic gem glittering in the twinkling holiday cinematic light. EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2020
Let Him Go (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Let Him Go delivers a brutal ruthlessness that speaks to the depth and intensity of emotions at play, gripping your heart at every turn. EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2020
3/5 Tar (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias There are several strong suits to Tar that bubble to the surface and keep your interest...However, Tar does get stuck in some of the muck that weighs it down with a lack of clarity and intent. EDIT
Posted Oct 25, 2020
The Boy Behind the Door (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias The fear, tension, and terror are relentless and beyond palpable...We are in the shoes of these 12-year old boys, as well as in their heads and hearts, every step of the way. EDIT
Posted Sep 30, 2020
The Cuban (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias The Cuban lifts the spirit and fills the heart EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2020
The Bay of Silence (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias A mesmerizing and intriguing tale of secrets, lies, and love, The Bay of Silence speaks volumes EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2020
Toss It (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias [F]ueled by deliciously witty and fun banter...Toss It catches the comedy bouquet! EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2020
The Outpost (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias [T]he Best Picture of the Year! . . . The Outpost is an emotional powerhouse that grabs your heart and soul with both hands and doesn't let go. EDIT
Posted Jun 30, 2020
Return to Hardwick (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias [A]n important addition to our cinematic history as it preserves a chapter of history important to the world, and to the families of these men and women. EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2020
The Dinner Party (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Delectable... delicious... dark... and macabrely fun. The Dinner Party is one dinner you don't want to miss EDIT
Posted Jun 6, 2020
Batsh*t Bride (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias A perfect balance between comedy and heartfelt charm that makes you smile. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2020
True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias Intensely visceral and enlightening character study of rebellion and the challenging of authority while taking charge of one's own destiny...Striking is the depth of emotion and the internal conflict which we see and feel within Ned Kelly. EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2020
Almost Love (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias A more than enjoyable, breath of fresh air... Almost Love feels like spring, evoking a sense of life renewing itself. EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2020
The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias Sizzling spellbinding noir mastery. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2020
Waiting for Anya (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias A beautifully and sensitively told story EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Spy Intervention (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias Spy Intervention is one fresh and fun film! EDIT
Posted Feb 16, 2020
Olympic Dreams (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias Sweetly charming...Olympic caliber gold! EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
Ordinary Love (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias Ordinary Love is an extraordinary film. EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
Assassin 33 A.D. (2020) Debbie Lynn Elias [E]xamines and celebrates science and faith...then toss in a lot of action and time travel and you have yourself an interesting and engaging film. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2020
Troop Zero (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias Filled with heart, joy, inspiration, and fun, if we see or learn nothing else from TROOP ZERO it's that no one and nothing is insignificant, everyone has a voice, and no one is alone. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
Reality Queen! (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias A biting, laugh out loud funny, and very entertaining satiric commentary! EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2020
The Report (2019) Debbie Lynn Elias A 'must-see' film for every American...the truth of The Report cannot be ignored. EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2020
Sabotage (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Sabotage. Unrelenting. Unapologetic. Unstoppable. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Rob the Mob (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Here, the actors and their performances eloquently speak for Tommy and Rosie Uva. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias We wanted them. We got them. The Muppets are back again with a vengeance with Muppets Most Wanted. Please sirs, I want some more. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Magnificent and magical, once you check-in, you'll never want to check-out. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Need for Speed (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Let the checkered flag wave for Need For Speed as it crosses the finish line first with fast cars, phenomenal practical stunts, superb lensing, a story with heart and a future superstar in Aaron Paul. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Not a mis-step to be found, Mr. Peabody & Sherman is perfection, destined to be the Best Animated Feature of the Year! You'll be begging for more! EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
The Bag Man (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias While you may be told "Do Not Look in the Bag!", you definitely need to look at The Bag Man. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Therese (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias There's nothing secret about In Secret. It sizzles and satiates. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
3 Days to Kill (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Nothing warms my heart more than a father-daughter film - unless it's a father-daughter film with kick-ass action; which means, 3 Days To Kill is killer! EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
The Right Kind of Wrong (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Adorably sweet, charming and filled with love, right down to a "Ghost Bear" and fluffy white cats named Snow and Balls, everything is right about The Right Kind of Wrong. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
About Last Night (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias On this, one of the most relatable relationship weekends of the year, go out and relate to About Last Night. Hilarity and heart at their most brilliant! EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Cavemen (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias ...Cavemen boasts some entertaining and emotionally arced performances by Skylar Astin, Chad Michael Murray, Kenny Wormald and the lone gal in the group, Camilla Belle... EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
That Awkward Moment (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias Although some awkward moments in the third act trip things up a bit with some unnecessary convolutions of story, on the whole, there's nothing awkward about That Awkward Moment. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Best Night Ever (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Unfortunately, [Jason] Friedberg and {Aaron} Seltzer, who had the opportunity to make something original fell to Epic Movie level parody that has more misses than hits. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
At Middleton (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Now that we've matriculated and "graduated" At Middleton, let's go back for our Masters. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
Gimme Shelter (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias A solid piece of filmmaking. Strong emotional performance by [Vanessa] Hudgens. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
The Nut Job (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias While overall entertaining and a sure crowd-pleaser to the younger set, with The Nut Job, some elements of the film are chestnuty warm and tasty, roasted to perfection, while others prove to be a tough nut to crack. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
The Legend of Hercules (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias The Legend of Hercules - a Herculean effort and experience. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
The Truth About Emanuel (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Although some of the dialogue feels forced and repetitive at times with some reactions trope and stilted, The Truth About Emanuel casts a rich and lingering specter on one's own thoughts long after the curtain falls. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
Reasonable Doubt (2014) Debbie Lynn Elias But bottom line -- there is no doubt about Reasonable Doubt -- it grabs your attention and holds on until the final verdict is in. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
How I Live Now (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias An incredible story, powerful emotion, another strong female character in today's mix of books and movies, How I Live Now is lesson on how the world should live - always. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
The Past (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias The Past is very much in the present. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
Grudge Match (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Grudge Match pulls no punches. A trip down memory lane for many of us, a fun-filled often tongue-in-cheek nod to cinema legends, it wins every round. Ding, Ding! EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
August: Osage County (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias Directed by John Wells and written by Tracy Letts based on his play of the same name, August: Osage County is a tour de force in acting on all counts. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
The Invisible Woman (2013) Debbie Lynn Elias I am in awe of The Invisible Woman. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020