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.

Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Reviews: ‘Dead Shack’ and ‘Bitch’




DEAD SHACK While staying at a run-down cabin in the woods during the weekend, three children must save their parents from the neighbor who intends to feed them to her Read More →

Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Review: ‘Le Manior’ (The Mansion) brings a the scares and the one liners.




LE MANOIR(“The Mansion”)When a group of 20 something friends plan a New Year’s Eve getaway at an old mansion, things get heated when accusations fly, drugs and alcohol are plenty, Read More →

Review: ‘The Gracefield Incident’ has familiar feel but is still cleverly fresh.




SYNOPSIS: Matthew Donovan, a video game editor, embeds an iPhone camera into his prosthetic eye to secretly record and document a weekend with friends in a luxurious mountain top cabin. Read More →

Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Review: ‘The Honor Farm’ leaves an empty feeling.




THE HONOR FARM INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE USA 2017 75 mins English On prom night, a group of kids wander deep into the woods and come back changed forever. I had very Read More →

Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Review: ‘Killing Ground’ will swear you off camping for life.




KILLING GROUND The disturbing horror, thriller follows a couple’s romantic camping trip that becomes a desperate fight for survival in this ultra-raw, unhinged kill ride. In need of a break Read More →

Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Review: ‘SUPER DARK TIMES’ is both a flashback and omen of horror.




SUPER DARK TIMES Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them Read More →

Review: ‘Footnotes’ brings the classic 60’s musical into this century.




Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, this musical comedy follows a young woman who must dance between a budding romance, a scheming boss, and co-workers on Read More →

Review: ‘Love At First Child(Ange et Gabrielle) is a charming familial rom com.




Opening on VOD Nationwide on Tuesday, July 11 on all major platforms includingiTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Microsoft, Vudu, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Vimeo, and various other cable operators. Gabrielle (Isabelle Carré) is a Read More →

Review: ‘VEGAS BABY’ shows the pricey gamble of IVF. Premieres tonight at 8pm!




From Executive Producer Morgan Spurlock VEGAS BABY U.S. Television Premiere Tuesday, June 27, at 8 P.M. on the New Season of PBS’s AMERICA REFRAMED Synopsis: Some think an in vitro fertilization Read More →

Review: ‘Once Upon A Time In Venice” is for the dogs… and Bruce Willis fans.




SYNOPSIS:  Bruce Willis (Die Hard) is Venice Beach P.I. Steve Ford: a detective who’s good with the ladies, bad with the punches, and wild about his dog, Buddy. But when Read More →

Review: ‘Maudie’ brings Sally Hawkins into the Oscar race.




Based on a true story, MAUDIE charts the unlikely romance between Maud Lewis, a folk artist who blossoms in later life, and the curmudgeonly recluse, Everett. Maud, bright-eyed but hunched Read More →

Review: ‘CAMERA OBSCURA’ is a well developed horror.




Camera Obscura In theaters today, June 9th and on VOD and Digital HD on Tuesday, June 13th SYNOPSIS: A veteran war photographer with PTSD sees imminent deaths in his developed Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 review: ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ is chilling and downright weird.




An eccentric mountain man is on the run from the authorities, surviving the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes in a remote community. Regularly calling into radio talk shows, Read More →

Review: ‘The Shadow Effect’ begs for more.




Obsessed with gene regeneration, and fascinated by the phenomenon of the waking dream, Dr. Reese (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) explores the psyche of Gabriel Howarth (Cam Gigandet), a young man whose Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 review: ‘MANIFESTO’ is life giving art.




Originally a stage experience in which 13 vignettes play simultaneously, Manifesto the film is another vehicle for Cate Blanchett to be Cate Blanchett being awesome. Performing words from the likes of Karl Marx, Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival Review 2017: ‘NOVEMBER’ is a striking folklore fantasy.




Immerse yourself in 19th century Estonian folklore – feel the mud and cold, the fear and joy of the peasants living side-by-side with cows, werewolves and kratts, the farmers’ helpers, Read More →

Review: ‘RUPTURE’ challenges human perception.




RUPTURE Fantasia International Film Festival 2016  Sitges Film Festival 2016  Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) 2016 RUPTURE is directed by Steven Shainberg (Secretary, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus) Read More →

Review: Werner Herzog’s ‘SALT AND FIRE’ leaves a bitter taste.




SALT AND FIRE World Premiere – Shanghai Film Festival 2016 North American Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Dubai International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Glasgow Film Festival 2017 SALT AND FIRE is about Read More →

Review: ‘THE ASSIGNMENT’ flips the script on your average action flick.




THE ASSIGNMENTDirector Walter Hill gives the revenge film a modern neo-noir twist with this electrifying thriller. Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, Read More →