Review – Zombieland: Double Tap

“It’s time to nut up or shut up.” – Tallahassee Exactly ten years after Zombieland, its sequel has finally risen from what seemed to be dead. The zombie genre has been milked out, after numerous seasons of hit tv-show ‘The Walking Dead‘ and its spin-offs. Why wait a decade to make a sequel to a […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival Review – ‘Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project’

“It’s difficult not to call her a visionary.” – Michael Metelits Antenna Documentary Film Festival is back with a schedule full of cutting-edge and thought-provoking documentaries from around the globe. ‘Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project‘ is just what I needed, to get pulled into this doc-lovers paradise. In ‘Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project‘ we get […]

Japanese Film Festival Review – ‘JK☆ROCK’

“You can’t fire up my rock spirit and then run away!” – Sakura A Japanese coming of age tale infused with soft rock music. JK☆ROCK is just that. Nothing more, nothing less. We first meet our lead male Jyo Kaieda (Shôdai Fukuyama) as a miserable, entitled, handsome university student with only a purple metallic Lamborghini […]

Review – ‘Joker’

“She always tells me to smile, and put on a happy face.” – Arthur Fleck Everyone who knows Batman, knows Joker. To many, the most well known villain in comic book history. He’s been portrayed many times on television and in films, even resulting in a posthumous Academy Award for Heath Ledger’s performance in 2009’s […]

Theatrical Releases – October 2019

“Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?” – Arthur Fleck Every month we take a look at which films are getting released. October has arrived and the biggest film festivals have screened some awards contenders. Let the hype begin! Please note – I will be discussing the October release list for […]

Review – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

“Stories hurt, stories heal.” – Stella Nicholls Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is based on the children’s book series of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. I never grew up reading these books, or even had I heard of them, until I got notified of Guillermo del Toro writing the screenplay for this […]

Armie Hammer and Dakota Johnson Thriller ‘Wounds’ Sets Release Date with First Trailer

“Don’t Call It In” After premiering earlier this year at Sundance, news around Wounds died down. Until Hulu premiered a trailer for the thriller today, setting a US-release date – October 18. The film, written and directed by Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow) based on the Nathan Balliingrud novella The Invisible Filth, follows a New Orleans […]

Review – Abominable

“Find your way home.“ The somewhat recently by Universal Pictures acquired animation studio Dreamworks Animation, who we all know from box office and critical success franchises such as ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ and ‘Shrek’, is back with a new story that tries to win over young audiences with its cuteness-factor and older audiences with […]

Sam Worthington Goes Looking For His Family in First Trailer for Netflix Thriller ‘Fractured’

From director Brad Anderson (The Machinist) and writer Alan B. McElroy (Wrong Turn-franchise), Fractured tells the story of Ray Monroe (Sam Worthington). When Ray and his wife Joanne (Lily Rabe) rush their daughter to the emergency room of a nearby hospital after she is hurt in an accident. After being sent away for further testing, […]

Paramount Pictures Releases Official Trailer ‘The Rhythm Section’

“Think of your heart as the drums, your breathing as the bass.“ Watch the first official trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION, from director Reed Morano. Starring Blake Lively, Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown. In cinemas February 20, 2020. Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family […]