Matt Damon Delivers as ‘The Martian’
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Never fully committing either to high-emotion melodrama or the cold equations of a grim techno-thriller, “The Martian” adequately straddles both genres thanks to the likeability of star Matt Damon as an impressively improvising astronaut. [...]
‘Mama’ Delivers Family-Style Chills
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Jessica Chastain shines in this contemporary classic ghost story as a reluctant stand-in mother who has a violently possessive rival from the afterlife. The charm of this family-in-peril piece is its elegant simplicity, with a small cast that plays t [...]