Film Review: Ex Machina

Ex Machina
Ex Machina is a fantastic debut from writer/director Alex Garland, whose sci-fi vision is as strong as anyone’s working in film today. Continue reading Film Review: Ex Machina

Film Review: Lost River

Lost River
Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River, is a dark tale about fighting for your family and the lengths we are willing to go to keep it together. Continue reading Film Review: Lost River

Film Review: Man from Reno

Man from Reno
Man from Reno is a fantastic, bifurcated detective tale that is full of mystery and secrets from the most unexpected of places. Continue reading Film Review: Man from Reno

Film Review: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

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Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter is an interesting character study of someone going insane, but its pitch black humor can’t overcome the often abstract nature of the film. Continue reading Film Review: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Film Review: It Follows

It Follows
It Follows is a fresh spin on the horror/slasher genre that deals in building affective tension while not relying on jump scares and music crescendos (most of the time). Continue reading Film Review: It Follows

Film Review: Serena

Serena doesn’t work on almost any level, as the filmmakers let down their stars and an interesting source material. Continue reading Film Review: Serena

Dissecting The Divergent Series: Insurgent

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Lauren:  As the story of The Divergent Series scales out in the sequel, Insurgent, problems begin rearing their ugly faces as a bigger story is crammed into 2 hours of film.  I’m not saying I finally agree with Zac’s hatred levels when it comes to these movies, but I am starting to see his side of things more and more.

Zac: This movie is terrible. Continue reading Dissecting The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Bottleneck Presents Nacho Diaz’s Gaming/Movie Mashups

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Nacho Diaz’s (@naolito) new art set mashes up gaming and movies in a clever and fun way that fans of the properties will be sure to enjoy. Continue reading Bottleneck Presents Nacho Diaz’s Gaming/Movie Mashups

Film Review: The Salvation

The Salvation
The Salvation is a grim and dark western that makes the most of its stars and straightforward storytelling. Continue reading Film Review: The Salvation

Film Review: Chappie

Chappie tries to do way too much, with way too many sci-fi ideas, but at least it was trying to get out of its derivative core and thinks big. Continue reading Film Review: Chappie