Ben Wheatley’s suburban horror story. Continue reading Rewatching Kill List (2011): Ben Wheatley’s Occult Horror
Riley Stearns’ directorial debut is a twisty film about abuse and control. Continue reading Faults (2014) Film Review: Cult Cinema
“No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were.” Films aim to reflect reality, our cinematic stories are populated with death defying stunts, and our blockbuster movies stretch credibility with their … Continue reading Roar (1981) Review: The Most Dangerous Film Ever Made?
Starring Josh Peck, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Ben Kingsley, The Wackness is an enjoyable account of a young weed dealer’s last summer in New York City before heading off to college. Before Warm Bodies (2013), and 50/50 (2011), Jonathan Levine directed … Continue reading The Wackness (2008) Film Review: Coming Up Under the Influence
‘Change moves in spirals, not circles. For example, the sun goes up and then it goes down. But everytime that happens, what do you get? You get a new day. You get a new one. When you breathe, you inhale … Continue reading Half Nelson (2006) Film Review: Nothing Stays the Same
The Voices is a tale of madness, it deals with a psychopath who visits violence on others, and who lives in a world populated by angels and talking animals. The story fluctuates between comedy and violence, and views the world … Continue reading The Voices (2014) Film Review: Some See Angels
Gia Coppola, niece of Sophia, and granddaughter of Francis, explores teen lust, and boredom in her sophomore effort Palo Alto. Adapted from James Franco’s slight literary work, a collection of short stories about being young in the small Californian town, … Continue reading The Kids are Making Movies (Palo Alto Review)
Alicia (Juno Temple) finds madness in the Chilean backwaters in Sebastian Silva’s troubling psychological horror Magic Magic. Magic Magic is the second collaboration between Michael Cera and Chilean director Sebastian Silva. The first was the hallucinogenic road trip Crystal Fairy … Continue reading Magic Magic (2013) Film Review: Madness and Hallucinations in the Chilean Backwaters