Nicolas Refn’s Bronson is a portrait on Britain’s most dangerous inmate who is portrayed in an incredible performance by Tom Hardy through a journey of solitude and violence told with incredible style. Bronson or Charles Bronson is our title character, but not that Charles Bronson. Our portrait is of Michael Gordon Peterson who adopts the […]Read more "Queue Review: Bronson"
This documentary on the dolphin slaughter in Taijii, Japan is an informative and eye opening story that is all together thrilling and exciting as the attempts to get footage of the slaughter in the cove unfolds. What started as an ocean degradation documentary by Louie Psihoyos and members of the Ocean Preservation Society (OPS) quickly […]Read more "Queue Review: The Cove"
For those of you who pay any attention to my postings then you may have noticed that there has apparently been little going on in my life, cuz let’s face it, we are not all as cool as Zac. I mean, I didn’t even have one thing to put in a suggestion box last week. […]Read more "Two Weeks Put Off By Mass Effect (AKA Reviews of Monsters vs Aliens and Moon)"
The newest animated tale from Sony Pictures Animation is an entertaining and fun adaptation of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs that successfully appeals to all audiences but doesn’t do anything particularly special to launch itself into the upper echelon of animated works, especially this year. Our story follows Flint Lockwood a loner scientist who […]Read more "Queue Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s second picture is another low budget indie effort that is all at once a fantastic portrait of both the Dominican baseball path, the pressures of the minor leagues, and immigrant life in America. Sugar is a member of the Kansas City baseball school that farms players into their minor league […]Read more "Queue Review: Sugar"
My idea of a perfect getaway may not involve suspicion, violence and gore, but it sure makes for a suspenseful film. A Perfect Getaway follows a couple, Cliff and Cydney Anderson, honeymooning on the Hawaiian Islands. While taking in the scenery of the great outdoors during an 11-mile nature trek across one of the islands, […]Read more "Rental Review – A Perfect Getaway (Unrated Director’s Cut)"
Bobcat Goldthwait’s latest film is a pitch black comedy revolving around the struggle of a writer who wants to be famous and the revisionist history nature of high school and the results are a solid effort that tells a touching if a bit disturbed story of family. Goldthwait’s film revolves around a single dad, Lance, […]Read more "While I Was Streaming: World’s Greatest Dad"
Screenwriter Diablo Cody is back with Jennifer’s Body, following up Juno with another film about a foreign being taking up residence in a high school girl’s body. This time around she goes the demonic route with a darkly comedic “horror” film that sadly fails to live up to its full potential. Though the title may […]Read more "Rental Review – Jennifer’s Body"
Adam is a cute, yet heartbreaking look at a man suffering from the inability to function “normally” in the world around him, especially when it comes to love. Following his father’s death, Adam returns to their apartment to continue living his solitary life of ritual and habit. Everyday he eats the same cereal for breakfast, […]Read more "Rental Review – Adam"
This Italian mob movie isn’t as flashy or romanticized as many American gangster pictures are, but the films gritty and real life feel give the picture an extra weight and tension that you never know what is going to happen. Opening with a set of hits that sets off a civil war among gangs, we […]Read more "Queue Review: Gomorrah"