Category Archive: Film Reviews

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent (2014) Don’t believe the fairy tale There’s no denying it, the medium of traditional hand-drawn animation isn’t as attractive to the masses at it once was and still ought to be. With… Continue reading

Dark Shadows (2012)

Dark Shadows (2012) Every Family Has Its Demons Remember when the pairing of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp would immediately add up to critical and box office success, where titles such… Continue reading

Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla (2014) A king’s arrival is never silent After Roland Emmerich’s 1998 rebirth of Godzilla, which was slammed by critics and much of the general public, with fans blaming Emmerich for single handily… Continue reading

The Babadook (2014)

The Babadook (2014) If it’s in a word. Or if it’s in a look. You can’t get rid of … The Babadook. Australia is no stranger when it comes to horror films, particularly… Continue reading

Hell Baby (2013)

Hell Baby (2013) The Devil got a baby mama. Billed as another horror-comedy in the vein of the Scary Movie series, the Hell Baby campaign didn’t initially encourage me to seek the title… Continue reading

The Replacement Killers (1998)

The Replacement Killers (1998) Kill or be replaced. Launching Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-Fat’s Hollywood career, The Replacement Killers is the first American production to star the magnetic, highly acclaimed, Asian-born personality. Though,… Continue reading

House at the End of the Street (2012)

House at the End of the Street (2012) Fear reaches out … for the girl next door. It’s hard to believe Academy Award Winner Jennifer Lawrence shot films before she rose to stardom… Continue reading

Neighbors (2014)

Neighbors (2014) Family vs. Frat Who would have imagined we’d one day witness teen heart-throb Zac Efron share the screen with seasoned comedy actor Seth Rogen in a crude, foul-mouthed mainstream comedy; anything… Continue reading

Divergent (2014)

Divergent (2014) What Makes You Different, Makes You Dangerous. After a lengthy rough patch for young adult film adaptations — with several box office disappointments due to either a lack of interest or… Continue reading

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997) The Blonde Leading The Blonde. There are films we love, films we quote and films that encapsulate certain moments in our lives — Romy and Michele’s… Continue reading