It Follows Review

This is an interesting little film. It sort of defies convention while paying homage to the very films (and their makers) that created said conventions. It Follows is thick with dread, letting the audience wring their hands or clutch the armrests for nearly the whole of it’s 100 minutes. This is more my kind of…

Chappie Review

The tagline for Chappie is “Humanity’s last hope isn’t human.” There’s a lot of potential in that statement, and in the premise of this film. Sadly, the tagline should read “Science fiction’s last hope is not Neill Blomkamp.” Oh, I wanted him to be. District 9 was an excellent sci-fi film with social commentary without…

What We Do In The Shadows

Just when you thought your only response to another vampire-­based movie would be rolling your eyes and grabbing the nearest crucifix and garlic, along comes What We Do In The Shadows and turns that frown upside down. I’ve only seen maybe, one episode of Flight of the Concords, but Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi have written a rather funny take on the vampire via a mockumentary style reality film.

Jupiter Ascending Review

Ah, the turbulent film-making endeavors of the Wachowski’s. After the ground-breaking first Matrix film, they made two over-blown sequels, then wrote a good screenplay for V For Vendetta, Oh dear, then a mixed bag with Speed Racer. After that they followed up with Cloud Atlas, which some didn’t like, and some of us did. Yeah,…