Black Rock is an incredibly simplistic thriller, which finds three women fighting for their lives after circumstances lead to them to dealing with some deadly individuals. The film is not terribly deep, as it is basically an extended period of setup, followed by standard chase thriller plot machinations, but it does reach points of effective, [...]
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Brenna, Liz and guest reviewer Aaron Neuwirth each reveal their favorite hidden movie gems of 2012 – movies you may not have seen but should be at the top of your watch-at-home list! Starring Aaron Neuwirth, Liz Manashi and Brenna Smith. Directed by Sean Wright. Whether it’s the end of the world as we know it, making [...]
The Olympics may be over, but the games will carry on! The Do-Deca Pentathlon went in and out of a limited amount of theaters and was available on VOD, but now it is headed for Blu-ray and DVD. Earlier in the year, the Duplass Brothers film Jeff, Who Lives at Home came out in theaters [...]
The Duplass brothers, particularly Mark Duplass, must be doing something right. This year alone, Mark has been in four movies and still has The League on FX coming back in the fall. He and his brother Jay have also been doing quite well. Earlier in the year, their film Jeff, Who Lives at Home came [...]
Earlier in the year I saw Sound of My Voice, which pushed the limits in terms of being a low budget film that had time travel as a plot device (ok, so Primer is one that may have it beat). Safety Not Guaranteed is a comedy/drama that does not aspire to be an ambitious film [...]
I really don’t have anything against this movie for what it tries to be. Given that someone already went ahead and called pull quote credit by proclaiming People Like Us as “The feel good movie of the summer,” I get the feeling that anyone that is going into this movie will probably have a good [...]