Film Review: B&B (2017)
May11

Film Review: B&B (2017)

LGBT issues and most notably same sex marriage is a very prominent topic in the news, and while it’s turned up in comedies and dramas, genre films have tended to stay clear of it for the most part. B&B, the new film from Joe Ahearne (Apparitions, Dr. Who) uses just that as the starting point for a dark thriller that recalls DePalma and Hitchcock. Married couple Marc (Tom Bateman DA VINCI’S DEMONS) and Fred (Sean Teale REIGN) were...

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Film Review: QUARRIES (2016)
May10

Film Review: QUARRIES (2016)

Richard Connell’s 1924 short story, The Most Dangerous Game is certainly one of the most influential and adapted piece of fiction in cinematic history. From official adaptations to the countless variations and rip offs of it’s central idea Hollywood and indie filmmakers alike have embraced it. Hell, even GILLIGAN’S ISLAND spoofed it in one episode. Now Nils Taylor (LIGHTS) gives us his variation on the theme, QUARRIES and it’s a...

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Film Review: DEEP IN THE WOOD (2015)
May08

Film Review: DEEP IN THE WOOD (2015)

Sometimes the line between genres can become very blurred, which can make for either a very rich plot line or a confused mess. Stefano Lodovichi’s DEEP IN THE WOOD, (IN FONDO AL BOSCO in it’s original Italian) mixes horror, thriller, family drama and mystery in varying amounts to create a dark film that won’t be to all tastes, but will satisfy those who can take it’s bleakness. Four year old Tommi disappears during his town’s Krampus...

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Film Review: Death Walks (2016)
May07

Film Review: Death Walks (2016)

You have to give Spencer Hawken credit for having an immense set of cojones, for his first short, a no budget community effort he decides to riff on the plot of one of the most loved genre films and make a film about zombies in a shopping mall. When it attracted attention and offers from professional actors and producers he doubled down and turned DEATH WALKS into a feature. And you have to give him credit, he pulled it off and...

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Film Review: AMERICAN EXORCISM (2017)
May01

Film Review: AMERICAN EXORCISM (2017)

People think the worst thing about being a reviewer is sitting through bad movies, but it actually isn’t. As bad as it is being forced to sit through a truly awful film is, sitting through one that could have been good but blows it is worse, it’s not just bad, it’s frustrating as well. AMERICAN EXORCISM, the first narrative feature from Writer/Director Tripp Weathers is an example of that. The plot is simple enough, Damon...

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