Bull (2021) is a gritty gangster flick that packs a punch. The film, directed by Paul Andrew Williams, follows the story of a vicious mob enforcer who returns home ten years after he was last seen to find his son and track down the gang that double-crossed him.Continue reading
“Scream VI” is a thrilling addition to the iconic horror franchise that fans of the series are sure to love. It’s a big step up from its predecessor, “Scream V“, delivering plenty of scares, twists, and meta-commentary that will keep audiences engaged from start to finish.Continue reading
As someone who was blown away by the original “Avatar” film, I had high hopes for “Avatar: The Way of Water“, and I’m thrilled to say that it more than lives up to expectations. This long-awaited sequel manages to capture the magic of the first film while introducing new elements that make it a fresh and exciting addition to the franchise.Continue reading
Mia Goth’s performance in “Pearl” is undoubtedly the highlight of the film. Her portrayal of the titular character is mesmerizing and truly demented. She captures Pearl’s complexity and dark, twisted nature with an intensity that’s both impressive and unsettling.Continue reading
If you’re a fan of visually stunning and atmospheric horror films, The Hunger is a must-see. This 1988 gem is a moody and sensual vampire tale that’s still as captivating today as it was when it first hit the screen.Continue reading
Director: Tony Tilse and Greg McLean
Cast: Lucy Fry, John Jarratt, Dustin Clare
The Wolf Creek TV series works really well and to my mind is stronger than either of the films upon which it is based. Continue reading
Director: Andrzej Zulawski
Cast: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, and Heinz Bennent
In Possession (1981), Mark (Sam Neill) returns home from a secretive business trip to learn that his wife, Anna (Isabelle Adjani), wants a divorce. Mark discovers that Anna has had an affair with Heinrich (Heinz Bennent) and suspects that her increasingly erratic behavior is due to a continuation of this relationship. The truth, however, is much stranger than Mark imagines… Continue reading
A BluRay for a Euro. How bad can it be?
I saw this BluRay of The Unborn (2009) on sale for a euro the other day and thought, “How bad can it be?” The cover looks good – eye catching (cough) – and there’s some real talent in the cast, namely Gary Oldman and Idris Elba. I also had a faint memory of the trailer looking half decent, so I said, “What the Hell!” and spent my hard earned euro on it.
Here’s what I thought…
Yaniv ‘Nev’ Schulman, a New York photographer, has one of his photographs published in The New York Sun and 3 months later receives a painting of it by 8 year old Abby Pierce who lives in rural Michigan. A close friendship develops between the two, primarily on Facebook, and Nev soon becomes involved with other members of Abby’s circle of family and friends. Nev’s brother, Ariel ‘Rel’ Schulman, and fellow film-maker Henry Joost, sense a story developing and begin documenting it. Meanwhile, Nev becomes close to Abby’s beautiful older sister, Megan, but things are not quite what they seem.
Three superhero movies (kind of), some dystopia, a music video, animation, and more… the eleven movies watched were: Calvary (2014), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Zero Theorem (2014), Death of a Superhero (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Metallica Through the Never (2013), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), The Signal (2014), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), Divergent (2014), and Ride Along (2014).
Death of a Superhero (2011)