Wanderlust (2012) Review

“I have a bone. . .to pick with this film.” Featuring: Paul Rudd; Jennifer Aniston; Directing Vision: David Wain Screenwriter: David Wain; Ken Marino Something about Paul Rudd tricks me into watching more… Continue reading

The Rover (2014) Review

“No gun laws in the Australian Outback!”. FEATURING: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, Gillian Jones, David Field, Anthony Hayes, Nash Edgerton, Jamie Fallon, Samuel F. Lee & Susan Prior DIRECTING VISION: David Michôd SCREENWRITER: David Michôd An audience watching The Rover is comparable to… Continue reading

Cub (TIFF 2014) Review

“This cub does not fear lions, tigers, or bears”. FEATURING: Maurice Luijten, Stef Aerts, Evelien Bosmans, Titus De Voogdt & Jan Hammenecker DIRECTING VISION: Jonas Govaerts SCREENWRITER: Jonas Govaerts & Roel Mondelaers Jonas Govaerts… Continue reading

20,000 Days on Earth (2014) Review

“Take a trip into the creative process of a creative mastermind”. FEATURING: Nick Cave, Ray Winstone, Darian Leader, Kylie Minogue, Warren Ellis & Blixa Bargeld DIRECTING VISION: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard SCREENWRITER: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard… Continue reading

The Guest (TIFF 2014) Review

“Warning: Go in knowing nothing for best results”. FEATURING: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser, Lance Reddick, Chase Williamson, Jesse Luken, Ethan Embry, Joel David Moore & Candice Patton DIRECTING VISION: Adam Wingard SCREENWRITER: Simon Barrett I read some very disappointing news… Continue reading

Tusk (TIFF 2014) Review

“Shark Attack? Alligator on the loose? Nah, that is as threatening as a goldfish swimming in a pot! Fear the WALRUS!” FEATURING: Michael Parks, Justin Long, Génesis Rodríguez, Haley Joel Osment, Johnny Depp, Harley Morenstein,… Continue reading

REC 4: Apocalypse (TIFF 2014) Review

“This film features a zombie animal. Watch it!”. FEATURING: Manuela Velasco, Ismael Fritschi, María Alfonsa Rosso, Héctor Colomé, Emilio Buale, Paco Manzanedo, Mariano Venancio, Críspulo Cabezas & Cristian Aquino DIRECTING VISION: Jaume Balagueró SCREENWRITER: Jaume Balagueró & Manu Díez [REC] served as a surprising… Continue reading

Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Review

“One of the best endings to an indie film I’ve ever seen. And that IS guaranteed.” Featuring: Mark Duplass, Aubrey Plaza, Jake Johnson, Karen Soni, Jeff Garlin Directing Vision: Colin Trevorrow Screenwriter: Derek… Continue reading

It Follows (TIFF 2014) Review

“Scared of getting herpes? That is the least of your worries if you do the naked dance with someone who has…” FEATURING: Maika Monroe, Olivia Luccardi, Lipi Sepe, Bailey Spry, Jake Weary, Keir… Continue reading

The Judge (TIFF 2014) Review

“Ironman is also a lawyer with daddy issues?”. FEATURING: Robert Downey, Jr, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Johnny Orlando, Jeremy Strong, Billy Bob Thornton, Sarah Lancaster, David Krumholtz, Emma Tremblay, Ken Howard, Leighton Meester, Dax Shepard & Frank Ridley DIRECTING VISION: David Dobkin SCREENWRITER: Nick Schenk & Bill Dubuque David… Continue reading