Tuesday night at the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival was a bit of a dark one, as both films settled into dramatic territory, with one pulling this off way more effectively than the other. To put it bluntly, on this night I saw both my worst film of the festival so far and my best [...]
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Salim, Rachel and Greg use their powers of deduction to decide of Elementary is a worthy remake of Sherlock Holmes. Starring Salim Lemelle, Rachel Appelbaum, and Greg Karber. Directed by Liz Manashil. Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes is recovering from drug addiction. So he is assigned Joan Watson as his sober companion. Holmes invites Watson to assist him on his consultation [...]
Liam Neeson, one of the most likable human beings in Hollywood, is back in the thriller-adventure known as…Unknown. *snare* Unknown stars Liam Neeson, January Jones, Diane Kruger, Aidan Quinn along with Bruno Ganz, and Frank Langella. Off the heels of the action packed Taken feature (which I loved) Unknown was set to keep Neeson going [...]
You gotta love the early 90′s when it comes to films and filmmaking. The fashion sense was still transitioning from the 80′s, so there was that learning curve that we all had to get through. Johnny Depp was nowhere near a superstar back then, but was still seen as one of the few recognizable actors [...]
Unknown is the type of film that works very easily as a source of entertainment…when you try not to apply much logic to it. It is perfectly serviceable, mainly due to Liam Neeson, who has a screen presence that can elevate any B-movie (Taken, Darkman), and because of the film’s solid production values. However, once [...]
Up until recently I didn’t know anything about Unknown, but when I saw the movie’s trailer on television, a few weeks back, I instantly took notice. Why? Because… A) Liam Neeson stars in it… and B) Liam Neeson is shown in a bada$$ role much like he portrayed in Taken. And so, with only one [...]
Continuing the trend of low budget thrillers, we now bring you an entry all the way from Ireland called The Eclipse. First and foremost, do not confuse this film with that other film involving vampires. They have nothing to do with each other, so it kind of confuses me as to why Magnolia would release [...]