Comedy, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Queenpins (2021)

Everyone loves making a saving. But for two best friends, penny-pinching turns into a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon scheme. Written and directed by husband and wife team Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, Queenpins takes a cool cast and ambitiously attempts not one, but two buddy…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: North Hollywood (2021)

The uncertainty felt at the end of your high school years is undeniably stress-inducing, and it can be easy to feel as though you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. How can you pursue your dreams of becoming a pro skater when your…

Action & Adventure, Crime, Film Reviews, Films, Thriller

REVIEW: Arkansas (2020)

There’s a line of thinking regarding pop culture today that says everything has been done before, that there are no original ideas left. In this school of thought, everything now is merely an interpretation or variation of what’s come before. There’s probably some truth to…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Dragged Across Concrete (2019)

‘’We have the skills and the right to acquire proper compensation.’’ Just two years after his last feature, director / musician / novelist and cinematographer S. Craig Zahler returns with his third project, Dragged Across Concrete. I didn’t catch on to Zahler with his chilling…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Break Up (2006)

There is something quite brilliant about sticking on a film which allows you to just lay back and switch to auto-pilot. Letting the film wash over your passive, relaxed mind and not really taking too much concern with plot or acting, just enjoying cheap, easy…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Into The Wild (2007)

WRITTEN BY SAM JAMES Sean Penn’s most recent directorial outing ‘Into The Wild’ has, in my experience been a word of mouth film, and that word is usually “amazing” followed quickly by “ahh you’ve got to watch it”. I was introduced to it through a…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

WRITTEN BY CHRIS WINTERBOTTOM I saw ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’ for the first time in much the same way I watched its predecessor; on VHS, in the living room, on a tiny television set. My excitement for this film dwarfed my enthusiasm for the first,…