Reviews

by / on August 25, 2014 at 9:00 pm / in Features, Reviews, Vault Reviews

1984-A-THON: BEVERLY HILLS COP

So our good friend Todd Liebenow over at Forgotten Films (and, ya know, here) decided a few months ago that he was going to start an awareness campaign. No, he didn’t begin the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge… he decided to […]

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by / on August 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: ELLA ENCHANTED

It’s been longer than I can remember since the vault has inducted any kid-friendly fare. To remedy the situation, we turn to Anne Hathaway to tidy the vault up for all the little childrens. No kid likes doing what they’re […]

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by / on August 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: BOUNTY KILLER

I’ve been wanting to give this a watch for quite some time, but I was hesitant. The issue that often comes with panning the stream is what is this film you’re about to get yourself into for the next ninety […]

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by / on August 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: 42ND STREET

Back in the 30’s, a subgenre of the musical came about often referred to as the “backstage musical.” It’s a story that concerns a group performers working to put on a big musical show. This makes it very easy to […]

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by / on August 21, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: C.H.U.D.

The subway tunnels of NYC have turned into a sort of home for the homeless population of the city. Fashion photographer George and reformed criminal The Reverend begin to notice some strange patterns. Peaceful undergrounders are stealing weapons out of […]

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by / on August 19, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: KING OF NEW YORK

Convention preparations continue. Today’s vault inductee was chosen because Giancarlo Esposito a.k.a. Breaking Bad‘s Gus Fring was listed as a prominent character. His character did feature into many scenes, but it was not the meaty role I was hoping for from […]

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by / on August 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE BIRDCAGE

This is normally the post time for Panning the Stream, but with the tragic loss of Robin Williams, I have preempted the Stream in favor of a special Vault edition. Looking back over Mr. Williams’ career, it’s damn hard to pick just […]

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by / on August 15, 2014 at 12:02 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: BREASTMILK

A couple disclaimers before I dive into what will most assuredly be the review that gets me in more trouble than any other since I’ve been writing for this site: 1) I am not capable of birthing a child. 2) […]

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by / on August 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM

The late 80’s saw a surge of films about the Vietnam War. Oliver Stone’s Best PIcture winner, Platoon, led to other hard-hitting dramas like Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill and The Hanoi Hilton. But there was one film that dared […]

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by / on August 14, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: CONTRACTED

Sometimes, you’re just in the mood for some good old-fashioned body horror. If it happens to be a medical horror, as well, all the better. They’re too underused genres that blend well together. In Contracted, Samantha is a young woman […]

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