“Bushwick” Review *Spoilers*

I got to see the new movie Bushwick the other night during the Sundance Film Festival. Starring Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect) and Dave Bautista (SPECTRE, Guardians of the Galaxy), Bushwick was written by Nick Damici and Graham Reznick, and was directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott. First, some impressions (and spoilers, so be warned): Shot … Continue reading “Bushwick” Review *Spoilers*

Blade Runner 2049 trailer

I figured it was about time I commented on the Blade Runner 2049 trailer, so here it is, for all 3 of you that haven't watched it yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDscTTE-P-k   I admit,  I was hesitant about this one. It felt like Hollywood was going back to exploit yet another great property, probably to near-comical disaster, … Continue reading Blade Runner 2049 trailer

“Underworld: Blood Wars”

So, the fifth iteration of the Kate Beckinsale-led, Len Wiseman-conceived film franchise is out, effective yesterday: Underworld: Blood Wars From IMDB: Directed by: Anna Foerster Written by: Cory Goodman Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Charles Dance, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan … Continue reading “Underworld: Blood Wars”

“Pandorica”

I'm not really sure how I happen to find and watch all these not-mainstream movies, but I do enjoy watching about 98% of them, because I like an idea or character or setting or something. There is that 2%, though.... I hate when I find those. Regardless, this is in the 98%. From IMDB: Pandorica revolves … Continue reading “Pandorica”

“Spectral” – A Netflix Original

From IMDB: A sci-fi/thriller story centered on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings. Director: Nic Mathieu Cast: James Badge Dale, Emily Mortimer, Bruce Greenwood, Max Martini, Cory Hardrict, Clayne Crawford, Gonzalo Menendex, Ursula Parker, Aaron Serban, Stephen Root   Netflix is now in the original movie business. Like the film ARQ … Continue reading “Spectral” – A Netflix Original

“ARQ” – Movie Review

Here’s another film I found on Netflix. According to IMDB : Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity. Written and Directed by: Tony Elliott Cast: Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson, Gray Powell, Jacob Neayem, … Continue reading “ARQ” – Movie Review

“The Call Up” – Movie Review

  I found this movie on Netflix. Shocking, I know. Here’s how IMDB sums it up: A group of online gamers are invited to try a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game but things take a turn for the sinister when these masters of the shoot 'em up discover they will literally be fighting for their … Continue reading “The Call Up” – Movie Review

“Assassin’s Creed”

On December 21st, Assassin’s Creed will be released in theaters. Based on the video game series, the film stars Michael Fassbender as the titular “hero.” Now, I’ve never played the video games, so you’re not going to get some sort of analysis about how the movie deviates from the games, so let’s forget about that. … Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed”

“Rogue One – A Star Wars Story” Review

From IMBD: The Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. Directed by: Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla (2014)) Written by: Chris Weitz (screenplay), Tony Gilroy (screenplay), John Knoll (story), Gary Whitta (story), George Lucas (characters) Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie … Continue reading “Rogue One – A Star Wars Story” Review

“Collateral Beauty” – Review **Some Spoilers**

From IMDB: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Directed by: David Frankel Written by: Allan Loeb Cast: Will Smith, Edward Norton, … Continue reading “Collateral Beauty” – Review **Some Spoilers**