Cold Blood

There can be times leading up to a film’s release that make it feel it will hit on all cylinders and can do no wrong. Unfortunately that is also the trickery behind a films advertising; to showcase all the highlights to lure the audiences in. The trailer for writer and first time feature director Frédéric … Continue reading Cold Blood

Clara

    Films such as Starman and The Fly have crossed the realms of sci-fi and romance together to quite the success. The stance they take of an irregular entity being in love is right in front for all to see. There is little to no surprise as events occur as the viewer is aware of … Continue reading Clara

Carmine Street Guitars

New York City is filled with close to 400 years of history. In that time the city has gone through numerous changes that leaves very little if any true history behind. If one thing is certain about NYC, it’s that it is always “under construction” and seems to be going through a constant facelift. The … Continue reading Carmine Street Guitars

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Filmmaking has never been known to be an easy undertaking. The work involved from beginning to end is tedious and unrelenting; the passion behind seeing it through till the end pushes a filmmaker forward. There are numerous reasons why projects may never get off the ground though and fall into “development hell”. In reality the … Continue reading The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Hail Satan?

The pentagram, devil horn hand gestures, 666, blood rituals, sacrifices… these are just some of the pictures and symbols that would flood one’s head when thinking of Satan or practitioners of Satanism. I would not disagree in saying that I too would associate some if not all of these as well when the word Satanism … Continue reading Hail Satan?

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

Big Kill

            Westerns are one of the longest running genres in media. Films like The Great Train Robbery, Shane and Red River were beloved in first half of the 20th century. The tradition continued in the 2nd half with titles such as Unforgiven, Tombstone and The Quick and the Dead. The stories do not always rely … Continue reading Big Kill

Patrick

Animals in films tend to be on the funnier, joyful side of the scale. Their level of enjoyment though can border on tender/heart warming to just plain drivel/repetitive story. It takes a good story and careful balance from being on the shelf or the dollar bin. Luckily, Patrick has enough in its corner to keep … Continue reading Patrick