Reviews

by / on March 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: HONEYMOON

Having just caught up on the previous season of Game of Thrones made this week’s selection an easy one. Rose Leslie, who plays Ygritte on the show, drew me to this trailer last fall and seeing the film is now […]

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by / on March 30, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: MR. BLANDINGS BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE

I just had a new roof put on my house. Let me tell you, Colorado is the perfect place to set up shop if you’re a roofing company. We usually get quite a bit of hail each year, so whenever […]

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by / on March 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD

With Insurgent opening over the weekend, it didn’t take me long to find a streaming dose of Shailene Woodley to review. When I saw that Netflix carried this little gem and that her co-star in this R-rated thriller was Eva […]

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by / on March 23, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: THE OMEN

In the 70’s audiences flocked to supernatural horror movies. After the success of The Exorcist in 1973, viewers were ready for another date with the devil. This time rather than a possessed little girl, they got a little boy who […]

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by / on March 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Indie Spotlight, Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

INDIE SPOTLIGHT/NEW RELEASE REVIEW: IT FOLLOWS

The entry below has been reposted from the original review which went up on my own blog a few hours before I posted it here. We open on a quiet suburban street. As a frantic, piercing music cue plays, a […]

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by / on March 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews, Uncategorized

PANNING THE STREAM:LOCKE

I decided to switch things up a bit this week, more as a matter of necessity than anything else. I usually sift the Netflix streams looking for instant content, but this week I dipped into the waters of Amazon Prime. […]

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by / on March 16, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: A PLUMBING WE WILL GO

When it comes to making even the simplest of home repairs, I’m kind of a lost cause. The worst is anything having to do with plumbing. Even with just a small drip or a simple clogged drain, I get water […]

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by / on March 13, 2015 at 9:14 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: RUN ALL NIGHT

Pretension plagues the world of film like ego plagues Kanye West. Typically associated with highbrow fare (hello, The Tree of Life!), it’s a word that exposes something, or someone, as intellectually fraudulent. Branding a movie/director/actor/writer as “pretentious” is the ultimate […]

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by / on March 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: A SHORT VISION

The year is 1956. The memories of WWII still lingered as the Cold War ramped up. A quiet little town is undisturbed at night when a strange, silent, massive flying machine approaches with great speed. By the time the witnesses […]

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by / on March 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: THE SCRIBBLER

Uncovering classic Academy Award winning films from the Stream was fun, but now February and the Oscars have passed as has my mind-numbing virus which means back to the status quo. For me, that’s sifting through the throngs of films […]

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