Drama

Nitram

Nitram covers the events leading up to the Port Arthur mass shooting in 1996 without actually depicting the event itself. While the synoposis of the film talks about it being the mid-90s and the film […]

Crime

Clean

I grew up in New York City. From a young age I was struck by the impact of poverty, drugs and violence afflicting those around me. Although the city has changed, I am still troubled […]

Comedy

Werewolves Within

Werewolves Within was an interesting film that was quite entertaining. I was expecting a horror movie and it just didn’t show up. I was expecting something like Eight Legged Freaks, WolfCop, or Shaun of the […]

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Movies

Rent-A-Pal

Weird. Creepy. Unexpected. Those are probably the three words I would use to describe Rent-A-Pal. It is a wild 109 minute ride that is completely unexpected. When we finished the film, my wife described it as […]

The Rental
Movies

The Rental

Something about The Rental spoke to me the first time I read about it. Maybe it was that it was that it was Dave Franco’s directorial debut that drew me in – after all, I’ve always […]

Knives and Skin
Drama

Knives and Skin

I’ll be the first to admit that this movie was not for me… I like movies with a story and I didn’t really feel that this movie had one. Sure, there was a premise – […]

Ode to Joy
Movies

Ode to Joy

By now, readers of my reviews will know that I’m a huge fan of romantic comedies. I’m always looking for the next big thing and I’ve been lucky enough to discover a few unexpected gems […]

Drama

Ophelia

I’ve always loved William Shakespeare. My bookshelves are filled with copies of his work, analyses of his plays, and a set of his plays in magazines from more than 150 years ago. One of the […]