Short Film Review: LATCHED (2017)

Short Film Review: LATCHED (2017)

Sep 26, 2017

A young mother looking to restart her dance career, an isolated island and something that resembles a dead bat that turns out to be neither. And a score worthy of a major feature film. These are the basic ingredients of LATCHED, a short film by Justin Hardin and Rob Brunner with a score by Vivien Villani that elevates the visuals in a rare way. Alana Elmer is a...

Film Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (2016)

Film Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (2016)

Sep 8, 2017

Victorian London, well known to genre fans for the many films and books about Jack the Ripper and Count Dracula. It’s opulent wealth and abject poverty both providing great backdrops for horror. Now director Juan Carlos Medina (PAINLESS) offers us a tale that takes in both ends of the spectrum, THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, a tale that spans the aristocracy, music halls...

Film Review: THE LAPLACE’S DEMON (2017)

Film Review: THE LAPLACE’S DEMON (2017)

Aug 21, 2017

In 1814 French scientist and mathematician Pierre-Simon Laplace published what came to be known as THE LAPLACE’S DEMON, it contends that if one can comprehend and analyze the location of all”items of which nature is composed” they could effortlessly predict the future. A sort of mathematical version of predetermination it has since fallen out of...

Film Review: LOCKED UP (2017)

Film Review: LOCKED UP (2017)

Jul 19, 2017

Locked Up (2017) Film Review by Meredith Brown Written by Jared Cohn Directed by Jared Cohn Starring: Jared Cohn, Katrina Grey, Kelly McCart, Maythavee Weiss American teenager Mallory (McCart) is having a bad day. Apparently she had to rat on the nastiest little gang of girls in her school (in Southeast Asia), that lead to her trapped on a dock with a bloodied...

Dual Film Review: LEAF BLOWER MASSACRE (2013) & THE DIRTY SANCHEZ (2013)

Dual Film Review: LEAF BLOWER MASSACRE (2013) & THE DIRTY SANCHEZ (2013)

May 27, 2017

Anothony Cooney is a Chicago area indie filmmaker. He has directed a couple short films, and is currently at work on Leafblower Massacre 2. He makes small homage films, with nice gore on a budget. He even acted in a segment of the anthology film Hobo with a Trashcan, which we reviewed last year. He and his crew definitely have promise. Their work will appeal to...

Film Review: LE PRINCE DE CIEUX (2016)

Film Review: LE PRINCE DE CIEUX (2016)

May 17, 2017

Film: Le Prince des Cieux Review By: Patrick Fleer Production: SantaRita Films Directed by: David Thouroude Starring: Abidou M. Bodji Music by: Billy Dranty This hallucinated musical tragedy of a rebellious body that comes alive in a psychotic space saturated to trance, of a ruined body that looses itself to a rhythm of a poisoned blood beating under the skin,...