An Unexpectedly Depressing but Awesome Sequel: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

  I'm a huge fan of the first Guardians. I saw it three times in theaters, spread the gospel of Star-Lord and his space misfits to my whole family, and had the soundtrack on repeat like so many other fans. Now almost three years later, I'm in a totally different place in my life than I … Continue reading An Unexpectedly Depressing but Awesome Sequel: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

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The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon

It's always a moment of excitement/horror when I notice a new Nicolas Winding Refn film is playing nearby. I embraced his work on Bronson, a hyperkinetic, rage fueled, Clockwork Orange inspired weird-fest. I think Drive is one of the most overrated films of the past ten years and I often half-jokingly describe Only God Forgives as “the best comedy … Continue reading The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon

A Horror Film As Original As It’s Title: The Darkness Review

I fancy myself somewhat of a horror buff, so it came as a surprise that a mainstream horror film like The Darkness managed to creep up into theaters without me realizing it. The Darkness seems like one of those scripts that looked good on paper but once it finished filming, Blumhouse Productions realized just how similar … Continue reading A Horror Film As Original As It’s Title: The Darkness Review

The Debut of a Promising New Voice: Edge of Dawn Review

As I continue to delve deeper into the world of micro-budget indie films, I find myself straddling a fence of contradictions. I don't want to be terribly harsh given the financial restraints, but I also don't want to be too lenient. Fortunately I've only come across few downright misfires and luckily Edge of Dawn is further proof micro-budget … Continue reading The Debut of a Promising New Voice: Edge of Dawn Review