Reviews

DVD Review: GOD OF VAMPIRES

God of Vampires shouldn’t work as a film. It has zero budget – and I mean that almost literally. The acting is often subpar and certain technical aspects wouldn’t be up to snuff in a student film. However, having said that, it’s an enjoyable [...]

July 10, 2012

DVD Review: Charlize Theron In Jason Reitman’s YOUNG ADULT

Young Adult is an odd movie. It’s kind of like My Best Friend’s Wedding, but rather than giving it the Hollywood sheen and making the protagonist as appealing as possible, director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody appear to have gone out of [...]

June 29, 2012

DVD Review: Music And Politics Collide In CSNY Déjà Vu

This Neil Young directed documentary (under the pseudonym Bernard Shakey) is an exceptional, thought provoking film, not only about the current war in Iraq and the recent political climate, but also about generational values. Viewers watching this [...]

June 28, 2012

Review: Stellan Skarsgård In THE KING OF DEVIL’S ISLAND

I usually have to get myself psyched up for prison movies. I always feel that it is going to be an endurance test that pushes me to the limit. It’s almost like I’m about to “do time” myself. I had no such preparation for The King of [...]

June 27, 2012

DVD Review: Zombie Western EXIT HUMANITY

There has been a massive resurrection in the zombie movie over the last several years – the genre is at breaking point, straining under the weight of the undead. However, John Geddes’ Exit Humanity takes the zombie formula and mixes it with [...]

June 26, 2012

Review: Steven Spielberg’s JAWS Is A Masterpiece

Jaws may be Steven Spielberg’s greatest achievement. Sure, Schindler’s List may get more critical kudos and Indiana Jones may be more iconic – but Spielberg’s 1975 adaptation of Peter Benchley’s aquatic thriller is a masterpiece from start [...]

June 25, 2012

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