'Ladyworld' is a female, avant-garde Lord of the Flies
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'Ladyworld' is a female, avant-garde Lord of the Flies

Written and directed by Amanda Kramer, Ladyworld depicts a birthday party gone frightfully wrong: a group of teenage girls end up trapped underground after an earthquake. They must figure out how to survive and find their way out, all the while battling the urge to descend into chaos and insanity. Ladyworld is artistic and experimental; it manages to…

Valerie Pachner a stellar secret-keeping consultant in 'The Ground Beneath My Feet'
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Valerie Pachner a stellar secret-keeping consultant in 'The Ground Beneath My Feet'

Austrian writer/director Marie Kreutzer tells the story of workaholic Lola and the familial and romantic relationships she keeps hidden. A blend of personal drama and psychological thriller (without many thrills), The Ground Beneath My Feet is a twisty take on a woman figuring out her work/life balance. (BKP: 3/5) Review by Vice President and Managing…

'Cassandro, the Exotico!' documents struggle with retirement

'Cassandro, the Exotico!' documents struggle with retirement

Director Marie Losier documents the fascinatingly different life of “fabulous” wrestler Saul Armendariz – aka Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” (Got all that?) Taking us along the five-year journey nearing the end of his career, we delve into the legacy of a unique, entertaining performer. (BKP: 3.5/5) Review by Vice President and Managing Editor …