Rye Lane Review- A Fun Rom-Com Where the Real Winner in the Film is Its Location Named in the Title

As documented in the series of films from Steve McQueen a couple of years ago London, England has a neighborhood that is mainly made up of island people from Jamaica, the Bahamas, and other island municipalities of Great Britain. Rye Lane is a real street in this section of South London in Peckham and BrixtonContinue reading “Rye Lane Review- A Fun Rom-Com Where the Real Winner in the Film is Its Location Named in the Title”

Skinamarink Review- A Creepy, Wild Horror Film That Is Genuinely Scary From Beginning To End

Skinamarink is a film that is labeled as a creepypasta. The definition of creepypastas is horror-related legends that have been shared around the Internet. Creepypasta has since become a catch-all term for any horror content posted on the Internet. These Internet entries are often brief, user-generated, paranormal stories intended to scare readers.  It’s a subgenreContinue reading “Skinamarink Review- A Creepy, Wild Horror Film That Is Genuinely Scary From Beginning To End”

The Amazing Maurice Review- An Animated Film that Doesnt Know What It Wants to Be

Children’s books make for good animated films. Whether it be Dr. Seuss’s stories or Peter Rabbit, many children’s books have been turned into animated films over the years. The Amazing Maurice is based on the book by Terry Pratchett. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. The┬ádirector’s Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann do a solidContinue reading “The Amazing Maurice Review- An Animated Film that Doesnt Know What It Wants to Be”

Baby Ruby Review- A Raw and Very Real Ailment Many Women Have to Deal With

Films with a baby in the title can be a bit hit or miss. You have the legendary horror film by Roman Polansky, Rosemary’s Baby, the comedy Three Men and a Baby, or the animated film Boss Baby and its sequel. These films can go in all kinds of directions. Baby Ruby goes in aContinue reading “Baby Ruby Review- A Raw and Very Real Ailment Many Women Have to Deal With”

Infinity Pool Review- A Debaucherous Journey of Excess, Drugs, and Sensuality

Brandon Cronenberg is the son of legendary horror director David Cronenberg. He has a few films under his belt as well including, Infinity Pool. This film premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival to a myriad of different opinions. Cronenberg has taken over from his father with strange the types of films he likes toContinue reading “Infinity Pool Review- A Debaucherous Journey of Excess, Drugs, and Sensuality”

Knock at the Cabin Review-A Film With a Philosophical Question that is the Key to It’s Success

M. Night Shyamalan’s career has been a bit hit-and-miss. Ever since it started with the Sixth Sense back in 1999. He started pretty well with three fantastic films out of the gate but started to falter in the mid to late 2000s with dud after dud. It wasn’t until he put out The Visit inContinue reading “Knock at the Cabin Review-A Film With a Philosophical Question that is the Key to It’s Success”

Emily Review- A Wonderful Portrayal of this Beautifully Talented Women by McKay

There have been a lot of period piece films depicting the lives of people in the 1800s in the United States or the United Kingdom. Sometimes they are autobiographical in nature. That’s the case with Emily. It’s about the famous author Emily Bronte who passed away at the age of thirty. From what has beenContinue reading “Emily Review- A Wonderful Portrayal of this Beautifully Talented Women by McKay”

Slamdance 2023 Capsule Reviews

Starring Jerry as Himself  Starring Jerry as Himself is a docudrama about a guy named Jerry Liu. The film starts with home movies of Jerry’s family, his three sons Joshua, Jesse, and Jonathan, and his ex-wife Kathy. He Lives in Orlando, Florida, and is retired until his identity is stolen by Chinese men posing asContinue reading “Slamdance 2023 Capsule Reviews”

All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt Review- A Minimalistic Low-Key Take On Motherhood and Nurturing Youth (Sundance 2023)

Minimalist films are something you don’t see that often but when they do come out they are usually celebrated. The Tree of Life from director Terrance Malick comes to mind. All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt is another such film. It depicts the lives of Black men, women, and children in rural Mississippi. There isn’tContinue reading “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt Review- A Minimalistic Low-Key Take On Motherhood and Nurturing Youth (Sundance 2023)”

Shortcomings Review- A Film that Captures the Mundanity of Some Asians Lives (Sundance 2023)

There have been a handful of fantastic Asian set films in America in recent year’s Crazy Rich Asians, Minari, and Everything Everywhere All at Once come to mind in recent memory. Shortcomings is another such Asian set film that is based on a graphic novel of the same name by Adrian Tormine. He also wroteContinue reading “Shortcomings Review- A Film that Captures the Mundanity of Some Asians Lives (Sundance 2023)”