American Murder: The Family Next Door

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ep8iKiQNSrY In recent years the streaming platform Netflix has released a slew of popular documentaries/docuseries’ such as Making a Murderer, Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez and Tiger King. It is no surprise that these type of programs create intrigue and have a big audience much like other crime series’ such as the Law … Continue reading American Murder: The Family Next Door

Easy Does It

I always considered making a film was equivalent to taking part in some sort of odd science experiment. So many different pieces need to come together and balanced the right way to get the end result. Having personal experience in film/television production I will always commend the work put in to complete a project because … Continue reading Easy Does It

The Jesus Rolls

There is a rolodex filled with interesting characters introduced to us by Joel & Ethan Coen, The Coen brothers: H.I. played by Nicolas Cage in Raising Arizona, Anton Chigurh played by Javier Bardem in No Country For Old Men or Marge Gunderson played by Frances McDormand in Fargo. My personal favorite would have to be … Continue reading The Jesus Rolls

Clover

The newest film by writer/director duo Michael Testone and Jon Abrahams, Clover, has arrived on streaming/VOD platforms. It follows two Irish brothers, Mickey played by Abrahams (Scary Movie) and Jackie played by Mark Webber (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) as they try to outwit the Italian Mob led by Tony played by Chazz Palminteri (A … Continue reading Clover

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

I am always in for an action movie. I’ve been a fan of them since I was a kid and my favorite films always included martial arts. There are a slew of bad films that think if they throw in a couple of fight scenes and a cheap story you’ll walk off with an “instant … Continue reading Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Stray

            Superheroes and villains are all over the mainstream media and has proven to be a box office juggernaut… when done right, Films like Super, Kick-Ass and Chronicle have proven a gritty, alternate take of the superhero world can succeed. Unfortunately not everything that hits the screens is a guaranteed success. First time feature director … Continue reading Stray

MDMA

One constant that anyone can attest to is we all have messed up families. It shapes and molds us into the people we become for better or worse. In her first feature MDMA Angie Wang wrote, produced and directed. It follows her life events when attending college in the 1980s and how she made her … Continue reading MDMA

In the Fade

We never know what we’ll get before watching a film for the first time. We know the plot, the cast and maybe even the director but what shows up on screen is always fresh for us to interpret. In some instances we may get more than we desired; not all movies are meant to uplift … Continue reading In the Fade

Wetlands

We tend to watch films to escape into a world that has been crafted for our enjoyment. Simply because films are categorized as entertainment does not solidify them into a state of pleasure. They are able to create images that tell stories of pain, consequences and regret. They are not the brightest nor are they … Continue reading Wetlands

John Wick Chapter 2 (SPOILERS)

**Contains Spoilers** No need to write a long diatribe about the nuances about John Wick Chapter 2 so let’s get right into it. There is little breathing room between this film and the first as it begins with Wick retrieving his car that was stolen in the first. The action is nonstop throughout as Wick … Continue reading John Wick Chapter 2 (SPOILERS)