M. Night Shyamalan has been the butt of many the general filmgoers jokes and received such visible and audible ire from audiences whenever even a trailer of his plays and his name shows up. The director took a steep drop after being heralded as the next great thing following The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs. […]
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Morgan was a film I undeniably didn’t get to theatrically very much so on purpose. While the trailers and the promise of Ridley Scott producing it initially sucked me in the overall negative critical response kept me far away. However, I couldn’t help but wonder what really was under the surface here within Morgan. Is it just some […]
It is irritating to see a filmmaker get close to putting something great out there, but still be ultimately undone by script issues. Split has the makings of a very clever and tense psychological thriller. A terrific turn from star James McAvoy certainly deserves plenty of praise. Still, for every new layer and reveal, there […]
Plenty of indie fare to examine this week – even some denied to yours truly! (Both Blair Witch and Eddie Murphy’s dramatic turn Mr. Church gave a resounding NO when asked to be seen by little old me!) But rest assured there’s more than enough to go around including some deep documentaries about everything from […]
The Witch, the ground-breaking horror film “Certified Fresh” by Rotten Tomatoes and winner of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award, will be available on May 17th on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) from Lionsgate. Here’s what it’s all about. A Puritan family banished to the edge of the known wilderness suspects […]
If you needed a reminder that 17th century living was rough, The Witch is certainly a film that will get under your skin. Here’s a story of a Puritan family forced out of society and attempting to make a living through simple means. This is not easy, but the threat of witchcraft exacerbates things in […]
In this exquisitely-made and terrifying new horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the intimate and riveting story of one family’s frightful unraveling. Set in New England circa 1630, The Witch follows a farmer who get cast out of his colonial plantation and is forced […]