Reviews

by / on September 30, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: K-9

Hello stargazers! Today marks the end of the month and the last installment in our Dog Days of September series. I hope you’ve enjoyed revisiting just a handful of the talented canine performers cinema has brought us over the years. […]

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by / on September 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: RAGE

To answer your question, yes, I am apparently a glutton for punishment. I’ve had three excellent weeks panning the stream, digging up some stellar entertainment that somehow got shortchanged at the domestic box office or bypassed it altogether. Logic would […]

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by / on September 26, 2014 at 11:26 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: THE EQUALIZER

    Sometimes Superman wears a cape with a big, red “S” emblazoned on his chest, sometimes he disguises himself as journalist Clark Kent who works for the Daily Planet, and sometimes he shows up unexpectedly in modern actions movies […]

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

VINTAGE VAULT: GYPSY

When I think about classic movie musicals, I tend to think of squeaky clean family fare. Films like The Music Man or The Sound of Music – that one’s about a singing nun, after all. So a musical biography of […]

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by / on September 25, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE SACRAMENT

The Sacrament is a faux-documentary film about a religious cult. A photographer who works with VICE magazine receives a letter from his sister inviting him to Eden Parish, a makeshift community spun off in another country from a religious sober […]

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by / on September 23, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: BEETHOVEN

Next Tuesday will be the last day of the month and the end to the Dog Days of September series, but that’s then. For now, we’re neck-deep in canine comedy a cuddly character who might just be the most popular pooch of […]

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by / on September 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: FILTH

I’ve got to tell you, I’m really going to hate when this gold rush ends. For the past few weeks I’ve managed to uncover some better-than-average entertainment sifting through the online stream. I’m not going to linger on it lest […]

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by / on September 19, 2014 at 10:27 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

A Walk Among the Tombstones, the second movie from writer/director Scott Frank (The Lookout being the first), stars Liam Neeson as a recovering alcoholic/former detective turned unlicensed private eye who makes ends meet by “doing favors” for friends. The film […]

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by / on September 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: FORBIDDEN PLANET

From R2-D2 to the Terminator to Robocop, there is a long tradition of great movie robots. All these characters, though, owe a debt to Robby the Robot. Robby paved the way for robots to become full fledged characters in science […]

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by / on September 18, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE OTHERS

The blessing and the curse of having a killer twist in a horror film is only being remembered for that killer twist. The Others was so defined by the turn in the final few minutes that it now has a […]

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