The end of 2016 means an end to another year of great cinema. I had a tough time putting together this final list of films, as there was a strong selection to go through. Having watched over 175 films theatrically this year, it was fun to narrow things down to a final list of ten […]
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It’s something of a shame that live-action adventure movies intended for a family audience are relegated to being the talk of film festivals, rather than something in demand by studios these days. Hunt for the Wilderpeople was met with much acclaim at Sundance this past winter and it deserves it, but it is almost as […]
What We Do in the Shadows is a mockumentary film about a group of vampires living together as roommates. It has been made in the vain of something like Christopher Guest’s This Is Spinal Tap or Best in Show. The film was written and directed by New Zealanders Jermaine Clement (of Flight of the Conchords fame) and Taika Waititi, who […]
Here is a film I cannot wait for more people to have the chance to see. Hailed as “tonally flawless” (Wall Street Journal) and “one of the flat-out funniest films in ages” (Los Angeles Times), the “hilarious” (Vanity Fair) mockumentary WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS debuts on Blu-ray and DVD July 21, 2015 from […]