Thursday, October 21, 2021

Movie with Abe: Hard Luck Love Song

Michael Dorman and Sophia Bush star in “Hard Luck Love Song,” which is now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Interview with Abe: Isabelle Fuhrman

I was excited to have the opportunity to get to speak to actress Isabelle Fuhrman for Awards Radar about her film “The Novice,” which I saw at Tribeca and is screening this week at Film Fest 919 and NewFest. Watch our conversation in full below!


Monday, October 18, 2021

Interview with Abe: Colby Minifie

I was delighted to be able to speak to actress Colby Minifie for The Film Experience about her new film “Homebody,” which is screening virtually and in-person this week at NewFest. Watch our conversation in full below!


Friday, October 15, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters: Hard Luck Love Song, Son of Monarchs
New to DVD: Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, The Big Scary S Word, In the Earth
New to Netflix: Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It

Friday, October 8, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters: No Time to Die, Mass
New to VOD and DVD: Spring Blossom
New to DVD: Not Going Quietly, Broken Diamonds, Naked Singularity
New to Netflix: RBG
New to Amazon Prime Video: Prometheus
New to Hulu: Maggie’s Plan

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Movie with Abe: No Time to Die

I was thoroughly engaged and enthralled by “No Time to Die,” the latest James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's last time in the role, out this Friday in theaters. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Movie with Abe: I'm Your Man

Maren Eggert and Dan Stevens impress in “I'm Your Man,” which is Germany's official Oscar submission for Best International Feature this year and is now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Movie with Abe: Venom: Let There Be Carnage

I had the chance to screen “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” the sequel to a comic book movie I never saw that ended up being decent and getting better as it went. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Interviews with Abe: Mayday

I had the pleasure of speaking with two very talented actresses, Grace Van Patten and Soko, for Cinema Daily US about their new film “Mayday,” which I saw at Sundance and is now playing in theaters and on demand. Watch our conversations in full below, and read my review of the film!




Friday, October 1, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Venom: Let There Be Carnage
New to Theaters and VOD: Mayday, Witch Hunt
New to DVD: Charlatan, First Date
New to Netflix: The Guilty, Official Secrets
New to Hulu: New Order

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Movie with Abe: Intrusion

Freida Pinto and Logan Marshall-Green star in “Intrusion,” a lackluster home invasion thriller now streaming on Netflix. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Movie with Abe: Blue Bayou

Justin Chon directs and stars in “Blue Bayou,” a compelling look at the trauma of family separation now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Auschwitz Report

Slovakia's Oscar submission for Best International Feature last year, “The Auschwitz Report,” is an important national story about the Holocaust now playing in theaters and on demand. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

TIFF with Abe: Silent Night

I really enjoyed “Silent Night,” which debuted at TIFF, an entertaining and admittedly dark look at normalcy at the end of the world. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

TIFF with Abe: Charlotte

Charlotte,” which debuted at TIFF, is a powerful and creative animated portrait of artist Charlotte Salomon, who was killed in the Holocaust at age twenty-six. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Dear Evan Hansen, The Guilty, I’m Your Man
New to Theaters and VOD: The Auschwitz Report
New to DVD: F9: The Fast Saga, I Carry You with Me
New to Netflix: The Starling, Intrusion

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Movie with Abe: Dear Evan Hansen

The highly anticipated movie version of the hit Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen” arrives in theaters this Friday - and it's a solid update. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Movie with Abe: Best Sellers

Michael Caine and Aubrey Plaza make an unlikely but terrific duo in “Best Sellers,” now playing in theaters and on demand. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

TIFF with Abe: Lakewood

Naomi Watts stars as a mother desperately trying to help her son during an active shooter situation in “Lakewood,” which debuted at TIFF. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Interviews with Abe: Everybody's Talking About Jamie

I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to speak with actors Max Harwood and Richard E. Grant Cinema Daily US about their new film Everybody's Talking About Jamie, which is now available on Amazon Prime Video. Watch our conversations in full below!




TIFF with Abe: Jagged

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “Jagged,” an Alanis Morissette biopic weakened by the singer's rejection of the film.

TIFF with Abe: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain,” a bizarre tribute to a futuristic animal artist.

Monday, September 20, 2021

TIFF with Abe: Encounter

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “Encounter,” which stars Riz Ahmed and spotlights family in a sci-fi drama.

TIFF with Abe: The Guilty

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “The Guilty,” the English-language remake of the “Danish film of the same name.”

TIFF with Abe: The Starling

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “The Starling,” an upbeat look at loss and relationship building.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Mad Women's Ball

I was very impressed with “The Mad Women's Ball,” which debuted at TIFF and is now available on Amazon Prime Video. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Movie with Abe: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Jessica Chastain is unrecognizable and incredible in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” opposite Andrew Garfield in a wild story that premiered at TIFF and is now out in theaters. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
New to Theaters and VOD: Best Sellers, Prisoners of the Ghostland
New to DVD: Zola, Whirlybird, The Human Factor
New to Amazon Prime Video: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, The Mad Women’s Ball
New to Hulu: Colette

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

TIFF with Abe: All My Puny Sorrows

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up a few films for The Film Experience. Head over there to read my take on “All My Puny Sorrows,” which features very strong performances from actresses Alison Pill and Sarah Gadon.

TIFF with Abe: Petite Maman

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up a few films for The Film Experience. Head over there to read my take on “Petite Maman,” director Céline Sciamma’s follow-up to “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”

TIFF Interview: Manny Perez

As part of my TIFF coverage, I got to interview Manny Perez for the second time, this time for his directorial debut, “La Soga 2,” once again for Cinema Daily US. Watch the conversation below!


TIFF with Abe: Mothering Sunday

I’m excited to be covering the Toronto International Film Festival for the first time. I'm watching films virtually and reviewing them as soon as I can.

I'm writing up most of the films I see for Cinema Daily US. Head over there to read my take on “Mothering Sunday,” an ode to love, loss, and dreams of a different life.

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Movie with Abe: Dating and New York

I really enjoyed the romantic comedy “Dating and New York,” now playing in theaters and on demand. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Friday, September 10, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters: Language Lessons, Small Engine Repair
New to Theaters and VOD: Dating and New York
New to Digital: Language Arts
New to DVD: Together Together
New to Netflix: Paradise Hills
New to Amazon Prime Video: The Voyeurs
New to Hulu: The Killing of Two Lovers, Flower, La La Land

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Interviews with Abe: The Voyeurs

I was delighted to have the chance to speak with actors Justice Smith and Ben Hardy for Cinema Daily US about their new film The Voyeurs, which debuts tomorrow on Amazon Prime Video. Watch our conversations in full below!




Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Movie with Abe: Small Engine Repair

John Pollono directs and stars in “Small Engine Repair,” featuring fine performances from him and from Jon Bernthal, Shea Whigham, and Ciara Bravo. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Movie with Abe: Language Arts

Ashley Zukerman and Sarah Shahi star in “Language Arts,” a look at ability and acceptance. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Movie with Abe: Who You Think I Am

Juliette Binoche stars and impresses in “Who You Think I Am,” a strong drama about Internet deception now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Who You Think I Am
New to Theaters and VOD: The Big Scary S Word, Wild Indian
New to DVD: Sun Children, In the Heights, 12 Mighty Orphans
New to Netflix: Worth
New to Amazon Prime Video: Cinderella, 21 Grams
New to Hulu: Undine

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Movie with Abe: Cinderella

I very much enjoyed the modern musical update of “Cinderella,” which arrives on Amazon Prime Video this Friday. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Movie with Abe: Aristocrats

I had the chance to see another very worthwhile Japan Cuts selection, “Aristocrats.” I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Friday, August 27, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Together, Unapologetic
New to Theaters and VOD: No Man of God
New to VOD: Welcome to Happiness
New to Amazon Prime Video: The Courier
New to Hulu: We Broke Up, Disobedience, Love and Monsters, In the Earth, Four Good Days

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Movie with Abe: Together

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan are both terrific in “Together,” a pandemic movie that's both funny and powerful, opening tomorrow in theaters. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Movie with Abe: Till Death

Megan Fox stars in a thriller about a woman literally chained to her dead husband and struggling to survive, “Till Death,” which is now on DVD and is definitely not a must-see. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Interview with Abe: Welcome to Happiness

I had a lot of fun talking to director Oliver Thompson and stars Paget Brewster and Brendan Sexton III for ShockYa about their film “Welcome to Happiness,” which debuts its director's cut/special edition on VOD this Friday. Watch our conversation in full below!


Monday, August 23, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Protégé

Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Keaton star in the entertaining action movie, “The Protégé,” which is coming to theaters this Friday. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Movie with Abe: The Magnificent Meyersons

There are some positive plotlines and characters in “The Magnificent Meyersons,” but overall this family comedy, which is now playing in theaters, doesn't really work. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Movie with Abe: Annette

Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard star in a truly unique and memorable musical, “Annette,” which arrives on Amazon Prime Video tomorrow. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Movie with Abe: It's a Summer Film

The popular Japanese film “It's a Summer Film” made its U.S. premiere at Japan Cuts. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Movie with Abe: Last of the Wolves

The very violent but compelling Japanese crime film “Last of the Wolves” made its North American premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Wildland, Ma Belle My Beauty, Flag Day, The Protégé, The Magnificent Meyersons
New to DVD: The Truffle Hunters, Small Axe, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard
New to Amazon Prime Video: Annette
New to Hulu: Blast Beat, Jungleland

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Movie with Abe: Flag Day

Dylan Penn stars alongside her real-life father Sean Penn in “Flag Day,” a film with memorable performances that is now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Interviews with Abe: CODA

I was delighted to be able to participate in conversations with the director and stars of one of my favorite films of the year, “CODA.” Check out excerpts of the interviews with director Siân Heder and stars Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Daniel Durant, and Troy Kotsur at Cinema Daily US. Read my review of the film from Sundance here.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Movie with Abe: Beckett

John David Washington headlines a decent if unmemorable thriller, “Beckett,” now streaming on Netflix. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters and Apple TV Plus: CODA
New to Theaters: Not Going QuietlyRespect, White as Snow
New to Theaters and VOD: The Meaning of Hitler
New to VOD: Naked Singularity, Swan Song
New to Netflix: Misha and the Wolves, Beckett, Quartet
New to Hulu: Together Together, AWOL

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Movie with Abe: Respect

Jennifer Hudson is the best reason to see the otherwise standard biopic “Respect,” which opens in theaters this Friday. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Interview with Abe: Cosmo Jarvis


I had a chance to pose questions to an actor who has very much impressed me in a few roles, Cosmo Jarvis, centered on his part in “The Evening Hour.” Check out my interview with him at ShockYa. Read my review of the film here and watch my video review here.

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Movie with Abe: Naked Singularity

I was intrigued and generally engaged by “Naked Singularity,” which is now playing in theaters and coming to VOD this Friday. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Suicide Squad

I liked the new blockbuster sequel, “The Suicide Squad,” which is now playing in theaters and on HBO Max, much more than the first film.. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

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New to Theaters: Naked Singularity, Swan Song
New to Theaters and HBO Max: The Suicide Squad
New to Theaters and VOD: John and the Hole
New to Theaters and Digital: Whirlybird
New to DVD: The Killing of Two Lovers
New to Netflix: Vivo, Magnolia
New to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video: Catch Me If You Can
New to Hulu: Princess Cyd, Watchmen

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Movie with Abe: Vivo

I absolutely loved “Vivo,” a new animated musical with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda now streaming on Netflix. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Interview with Abe: Fully Realized Humans

I had so much fun speaking to Joshua Leonard and Jess Weixler for Cinema Daily US about creating their expectant parents comedy Fully Realized Humans, which is now available on VOD and should go right on your watchlist. Watch our conversation in full below!


Monday, August 2, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Green Knight

I really did not like A24's newest film, “The Green Knight,” now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Last Mercenary

Jean-Claude Van Damme anchors the light, entertaining action-comedy “The Last Mercenary,” now streaming on Netflix. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Movie with Abe: Stillwater

Matt Damon and Abigail Breslin star in “Stillwater,” which is loosely based on the Amanda Knox story and is now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters: Nine Days, The Evening Hour, Stillwater, The Green Knight
New to Theaters and VOD: Sabaya, Lorelei
New to VOD: Fully Realized Humans
New to DVD: The Birthday Cake, The God Committee
New to Netflix: The Last Mercenary

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Interview with Abe: Benedict Wong

It was a true pleasure speaking to actor Benedict Wong for Cinema Daily US about his role in the film Nine Days, which I saw at Sundance in 2020 and am so thrilled is finally being released this Friday. Watch our conversation in full below, and check out my review and video review from Sundance too!


Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Movie with Abe: The Birthday Cake

The Birthday Cake,” which arrives today on DVD, is a familiar and relatively standard mob movie. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Movie with Abe: Settlers

Brooklynn Prince is the best reason to see the standard sci-fi drama “Settlers,” now out in theaters and on demand. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Movie with Abe: Broken Diamonds

Lola Kirke and Ben Platt star in “Broken Diamonds,” a sibling drama that's now out in theaters and on demand. I reviewed the film for ShockYa - head over there to read my review.

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Movie with Abe: Joe Bell

Mark Wahlberg stars in “Joe Bell,” which is out in theaters now and doesn't do a great job bringing its true story to the screen.. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.