Backcountry (2015) Review

“Canada can be scary, guys. It really can.” FEATURING: Missy Peregrym, Eric Balfour & Jeff Roop DIRECTING VISION:  Adam MacDonald SCREENWRITER: Adam MacDonald There isn’t much to say about Backcountry. The premise is relatively… Continue reading

Spring (2015) Review

“Watch this.”. FEATURING: Lou Taylor Pucci & Nadia Hilker DIRECTING VISION: Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead SCREENWRITER: Justin Benson  From the much-praised directors, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, behind 2012’s critically-acclaimed Resolution (which I haven’t seen… Continue reading

Focus (2015)

” ^ I should have known that this was a romantic flick”. FEATURING: Will Smith & Margot Robbie. Nobody else really seems to matter. DIRECTING VISION: Glen Ficarra & John Requa SCREENWRITER: Glen Ficarra &… Continue reading

Buzzard (2015) Review

“Warning: I drop a lot of F-BOMBS in this review”. FEATURING: Joshua Burge & Joel Potrykus DIRECTING VISION: Joel Potrykus SCREENWRITER: Joel Potrykus Indie film director, Joel Potrykus, ventures into American slacker territory once again with Buzzard.… Continue reading

GirlHouse (2015) Review

“FINALLY A FUN SLASHER. WOOOOOO”. FEATURING: Ali Corbrin, Adam DiMarco, Slaine, Alyson Bath, Elysia Rotaru, Alice Hunter & Chasty Ballesteros DIRECTING VISION: Trevor Matthews SCREENWRITER: Nick Gordon They’re calling GirlHouse a modern, digital version… Continue reading

Ejecta (2015) Review

“ooooooo space ooooooo”. FEATURING: Julian M. Richings, Lisa Houle, Adam Seybold, Mark Gibson, Justin Darmanin, Ry Barrett, Tony Burgess, Ari Millen & Cat Hostick DIRECTING VISION: Chad Archibald & Matt Wiele SCREENWRITER: Tony Burgess Pontypool is arguably the… Continue reading

Thy Spotlight On Bright Up-And-Comers!

This version of “Thy Spotlight” will be a little different from the Indiegogo or Kickstarter campaigns that I have talked about previously. The focus, this time around, is on young filmmakers who are… Continue reading

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) Review

“Keep giving us movies, Matthew Vaughan”. FEATURING: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong,  Michael Caine, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, Mark Hamill, Jack Davenport, Samantha Womack, Geoff Bell, Edward Holcroft, Nicholas Banks, Jack Cutmore-Scott & Fiona Hampton DIRECTING VISION: Matthew Vaughan SCREENWRITER: Matthew Vaughan &… Continue reading

Jupiter Ascending (2015) Review

“I really wish that I could love this”. FEATURING: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Terry Gilliam & Maria Doyle Kennedy DIRECTING VISION: The Wachowskis SCREENWRITER: The Wachowskis Jupiter Ascending is an experience that is bound… Continue reading

The Atticus Institute (2015) Review

“Less generic than the cover suggests”. FEATURING: William Reibert Mapother, Rya Kihlstedt & John Arthur Rubinstein DIRECTING VISION: Chris Sparling SCREENWRITER: Chris Sparling The Atticus Institute does not offer the experience that the cover art on the… Continue reading