Reviews

Netflix Review: THE LIBERATOR

Posted: November 17, 2020 at 1:34 pm   /   Television Reviews

“Until youRemember, suprisingly, that common men have done good deeds.” -Robert Penn Warren If we want to be optimistic, the history of America is laden with ordinary men and women stepping up when it was needed, to deliver in the clutch when others couldn’t. Be it the farmers who fought for independence in the American […]

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Movie Review: FREAKY Starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck

Posted: November 13, 2020 at 8:30 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

You’ve seen body-swap movies before, but never quite like this… Today, on Friday the 13th, Blumhouse is releasing their latest horror-comedy from director Christopher Landon (Death Day). Freaky follows in the footsteps of other body-swap comedies like Freaky Friday, 18 Again!, 13 Going on 30, etc. Except this one the formula on its head, when […]

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Movie Review: THE CRAFT: LEGACY Starring Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone

Posted: October 29, 2020 at 12:41 pm   /   Movie Reviews

The highly anticipated reboot/sequel hybrid from Blumhouse Pictures, The Craft: Legacy (a follow-up to the 1996 cult classic The Craft) is available for rent or purchase through video-on-demand services everywhere. Premiering just a few days before Halloween, the film couldn’t have better timing with its release. With an audience for horror features – especially during […]

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Movie Review: BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM Out Now On Amazon Prime Video

Posted: October 23, 2020 at 7:57 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Kazakhstan’s most infamous journalist is back at it, doing what he does best after 14 years away from the big screen (big stream?). The new film directed by Jason Woliner, succinctly titled Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, dropped early on Prime Video […]

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Movie Review: REBECCA Starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristen Scott Thomas

Posted: October 21, 2020 at 8:24 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Based on the 1938 novel by Daphne du Maurier, the new adaptation of REBECCA directed by Ben Wheatley hits Netflix today. Lily James plays the narrator of the film, who meets Max de Winter (Armie Hammer) while she is working as the companion to socialite Mrs. Van Hopper (Ann Dowd). The two partake in a […]

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Movie Review: THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Starring Eddie Redmayne, Sasha Baron Cohen, Mark Rylance

Posted: October 16, 2020 at 7:14 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

“The whole world is watching.” Written and directed by Oscar-winner Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7 is based on the true events surrounding protestors at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, IL. Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne), Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen), Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong), David Dellinger (John Carroll Lynch), Rennie Davis […]

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Movie Review: EVIL EYE Starring Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani, Bernard White

Posted: October 12, 2020 at 12:25 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

As part of the back half of the release of four films that make up the Amazon Prime film series Welcome to the Blumhouse, Evil Eye, directed by Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, accompanied by Nocturne, premiers Tuesday, October 13. My personal favorite entry in the series, the film stars Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani, Bernard […]

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Movie Review: NOCTURNE Starring Sydney Sweeney, Jacques Colimon, Ji Eun Hwang

Posted: October 12, 2020 at 11:57 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Nocturne, directed by Zu Quirke, is one of the final two films set to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime as part of their Welcome to the Blumhouse collection. Streaming on October 13th, just a week after the first set of films (The Lie and Black Box), this entry proves to be quite a different kind […]

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Movie Review: THE WAR WITH GRANDPA Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Oakes Fegley

Posted: October 9, 2020 at 9:39 am   /   Movie Reviews

At first glance, The War With Grandpa looks like nothing more than a cash-grab, generic comedy that will introduce a new generation of movie-goers to the legendary Robert De Niro and a few of his friends. At first glance, you wouldn’t be wrong, but the movie is not all that bad if you give it […]

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Movie Review: Blumhouse’s BLACK BOX on Prime Video

Posted: October 5, 2020 at 11:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Amazon Studios and Blumhouse Television have combined forces to bring viewers the ultimate viewing experience, with Welcome to the Blumhouse, a slate of eight original films coming to Prime Video under the Blumhouse production companies’ partnership with the streaming service. With the first four films launching in October of 2020, the studio is releasing its […]

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