About Liz Whittemore

Liz grew up in northern Connecticut and was memorizing movie dialogue from Shirley Temple to A Nightmare on Elm Street at a very early age. She will watch just about any film all the way through (no matter how bad) just to prove a point. A loyal New Englander, a lover of Hollywood, and true inhabitant of The Big Apple.

Review: ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’ is wicked twisted and completely unsettling.




 The Blackcoat’s Daughter SYNOPSIS A deeply atmospheric and terrifying new horror film, The Blackcoat’s Daughter centers on Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton), two girls who are left alone at their prep Read More →

Review: ‘FOR HERE OR TO GO’ tackles the H-B1 visa issue with heart and humor.




Statistically, those of us born in the US are incredibly lucky. The likelihood that someone is born in Asia is so much more likely when you consider population density. Having Read More →

Exclusive Clip from the upcoming film FOR HERE OR TO GO? coming to theaters this Friday! The battle over legal immigration and the H-1B visa has many familiar faces.




Reel News Daily is exclusively premiering a clip from the politically relevant film, FOR HERE OR TO GO?, a film about a young Silicon Valley software engineer Vivek Pandit, who is poised Read More →

Review: ‘PREVENGE’ takes killer kids to the next level.




presents PREVENGE Written and Directed by Alice Lowe **Official Selection: 2016 VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL** **Official Selection: 2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL** **Official Selection: SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST 2017** Sometimes, when it’s 3 am Read More →

Review: ‘The Devil’s Candy’ offers up sweet scares and hard rock.




Presents THE DEVIL’S CANDY Sean Byrne, USA, 2015, DCP, 90m Six long years may have elapsed since Aussie writer-director Sean Byrne made The Loved Ones—the closing-night film of Scary Movies Read More →

Review: ‘New Chefs On The Block’ serves up one hell of an amuse bouche at Cinequest.




PresentsThe restaurant industry is brutal. One day you’re open with a line of customers, the next, your doors are locked and dreams are crushed. I’ve lived all over the US Read More →

Review: ‘Atomica’ presents a moral dilemma in the not too distant future.




In the new Sci-Fi/Thriller ATOMICA, frightening parallels present themselves with what’s quietly happening in our political world today. Where money is king and the little guy’s health and well-being are brushed aside Read More →

Review: ‘When The Bough Breaks’ takes an emotionally impactful look at PPD.




Presents I remember the disappointment when after 16 hrs of laboring, I wasn’t progressing with my son. C-section it would have to be. Okay. As long as he’s healthy, that’s Read More →

Review: ‘Johnny Frank Garret’s Last Word’ is anything but quiet.




JOHNNY FRANK GARRETT’S LAST WORD Based on a true story,  a nun was murdered in her convent bedroom in Amarillo, Texas on Halloween 1981. The police arrested a young man, Johnny Frank Read More →

Review: ‘The Ottoman Lieutenant’ is more than “just a romance”.




Paladin Presents THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT is the first movie to explore the eastern front of World War I, and tells the story of a beautiful, strong-willed woman Read More →

Review: ‘BRIMSTONE’ takes Dakota Fanning down the darkest path yet.




BRIMSTONE Official Selection – Venice International Film Festival 2016 North American Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – London Film Festival 2016 U.S. Premiere – Palm Springs Read More →

Review: ‘WOLVES’ depicts a young man trapped between boyhood and manhood.




Presents Bart Freundlich’s new film WOLVES From the famous courts of West 4th Street, to the tenements overlooking the bridges of the lower east side, Wolves paints an original, diverse, Read More →

Review: ‘BURLESQUE: HEART OF THE GLITTER TRIBE’ gives you a peek behind the feathers and the lives of the performers




BURLESQUE: HEART OF THE GLITTER TRIBE explores the world of burlesque and its growing popularity across the U.S.  The film invites audiences to experience this art form up close and personal Read More →

Review: ‘Lavender’ will haunt you in the daytime.




SYNOPSIS: When a photographer (Abbie Cornish) suffers severe memory loss after a traumatic accident, strange clues amongst her photos suggest she may be responsible for the deaths of family members she Read More →

Review: ‘FROM NOWHERE’ is a timely look into the daily struggle of undocumented kids.




Presents From NowhereThree undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US.  From Nowhere stars Read More →

Review: In ‘MY NAME IS EMILY’ Evanna Lynch leaves Hogwarts behind.




Monument Releasing Presents  MY NAME IS EMILY  A Film By Simon Fitzmaurice Opening Theatrically In US Cities On February 17 VOD To Release On February 24 MY NAME IS EMILY, Read More →

Review: ‘I AM MICHAEL’ places James Franco on emotional seesaw in this true-life story.




A film by Justin Kelly Starring: James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Justin Kelly (King Cobra) Based on The New York Times article “My Ex-Gay Friend” Read More →

Review: ‘PATCH OF FOG’ will engulf you in its plot.




XLrator Media will be releasing A PATCH OF FOG on VOD and iTunes on January 24th.  The film stars Stephen Graham (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Conleth Read More →

Review: ‘Trespass Against Us’ makes Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson family.




  TRESPASS AGAINST US is set across three generations of the Cutler family who live as outlaws in their own anarchic corner of Britain’s richest countryside. Chad Cutler (Michael Fassbender) Read More →

Review: ‘CLAIRE IN MOTION’ stars Betsy Brandt in a desperate search for her missing husband.




Breaking Glass Pictures will release the upcoming psychological drama/thriller  CLAIRE IN MOTION  in theaters and On Demand January 13, 2017.  CLAIRE IN MOTION is the second feature film by filmmaking team Lisa Robinson Read More →