With Quentin Tarantino’s latest and 9th feature film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, releasing later this month, I thought this might be a good time to revisit a portion of his locally shot Southern epic, Django Unchained. For years, the finale of this movie about an ex-slave in the days before the Civil War […]
Could Child’s Play be that rare instance of an 80s remake that gets things right? Yes, it could be.
Somehow, the meaning of Toy Story 4 is in itself as it stands now. And that’s as a truly excellent bookend to an arc started over twenty years ago.
I don’t think it’s fair to Fast Color to call it a “superhero” film. Not that the genre as a whole or even in part is derogatory, mind you, but in the case of this independent film, such a label almost diminishes its accomplishments to superficial points. Again, not that the genre is wholly superficial […]
All through the movie, there’s this ho-hum calmness and stillness when discussing and investigating the escalating zombie incidents. It’s dry humor.
For all of recorded human history, women have mostly gotten the rotten end of the apple – not to make a reference to Adam & Eve, of course. In the Cypress made movie Pause, a middle-aged wife stuck in a painfully tedious, routine heavy, and unloved arranged marriage begins to imagine and yearn for personal […]
Luke & Jo digs in with surprising revelations and beautifully rendered bouts with faith.
I normally don’t factor in the crowdfunding campaign when reviewing a movie, but in the case of the Mississippi shot Hallowed Ground, I feel it’s a good place to start. According to IndieGoGo, the film only raised $454 of its $50K goal, something that would severely depress and discourage any filmmaker. Not Miles Doleac, actor, […]
I Am Mother is the kind of sci-fi we hope for, causing one to contemplate the world as it is now.
Sometimes, a movie can have too many ideas. Too many things it wishes to convey. Sometimes, a movie can think too smart or highly of itself. Such is the case with Starfish. It’s about the end of civilization. And the death of a friend. And mourning. And memories. And signals. And transmissions. And CG monsters. […]