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

Silencer

Action films are a mainstay in the film world and there are countless films out there that pack a solid punch. The problem with such a favorable genre is the dilution of films that simply do not meet the bar. Films found in the dollar bin or the checkout at the supermarket are likely to … Continue reading Silencer

The Chamber

In his feature film directorial debut Ben Parker highlights his skills as a powerful story teller. The Chamber which Parker also wrote is set in a small submarine which is overtaken by the US government to conduct a secret mission. Parker surrounded himself with a good cast headlined by Swedish actor Johannes Bah Kuhnke as … Continue reading The Chamber

The Awakening (2012)

Who doesn’t like a good scare once and a while? If done right it can send shivers up your spine and have your arms covered in goose bumps; leaving you with the sensation of just getting off a great rollercoaster. First time director Nick Murphy brings us The Awakening starring Rebecca Hall (The Town, Vicky … Continue reading The Awakening (2012)

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

Life – 2017

Review by : Anatoliy Budnitskiy LIFE is a really good film. I just can’t really say it was nothing more than a great clone of the ALIEN films. I understand filmmakers can make homages to their favorite films but blatantly ripping off a film really sets it off from the bunch. Until things got going after … Continue reading Life – 2017

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)

Split – 2017 (SPOILERS)

*** CONTAINS SPOILERS *** Films such as Fight Club, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Raising Cain and Psycho are great examples of films that deal with split personalities; M. Night Shyamalan is known for directing intriguing films in the horror/thriller/suspense genres. Put these two elements together, add the M. Night “twist” and you get nothing … Continue reading Split – 2017 (SPOILERS)

Citadel – 2012

What can one do if just the simple idea of going outside evokes a staggering fear? The main character of Ciaran Foy’s feature film directorial debut Citadel suffers from agoraphobia due to a vicious attack he witnessed which resulted in his wife going into a coma. Tommy played by Welsh actor Aneurin Barnard was unable … Continue reading Citadel – 2012