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“SXSW” Sampler Reviews

“SXSW” Sampler Reviews

jason March 16, 2017 0

PIG: The Final Screening Director: Adam Mason Writers: Andrew Howard,  Adam Mason   Stars: Andrew Howard,  Guy Burnet,  Lorry O’Toole   I’ve heard it referred to as “Ghoul Cinema.” Exceedingly disturbing and graphic films devoid of purpose other than to shock. Every

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“The Autopsy of Jane Doe” Review

“The Autopsy of Jane Doe” Review

jason December 20, 2016 0

Director: André Øvredal Writers: Ian B. Goldberg,  Richard Naing Stars: Emile Hirsch,  Brian Cox,  Ophelia Lovibond Movies don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Sometimes, they should use the evolution of the medium to craft something familiar. Ala, “Mad Max: Fury

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“The Handmaiden” Review

“The Handmaiden” Review

jason October 17, 2016 0

Director: Chan-wook Park Writers: Seo-Kyung Chung,  Chan-wook Park Stars: Min-hee Kim,  Kim Tae-ri,  Jung-woo Ha The sex versus violence controversy has always been pretty fascinating. There was a scene in the remake of “Dawn of the Dead” where a naked

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“Tickled” Review

“Tickled” Review

jason June 28, 2016 0

Directors: David Farrier,  Dylan Reeve Stars: David Farrier,  Dylan Reeve,  David Starr Documentaries rely on enlightenment rather than entertainment. As long as they’re informative, competently made, and don’t shame me too much, I’m a cheap date for the medium.

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“Mad Tiger” Review

“Mad Tiger” Review

jason May 9, 2016 0

 Directors: Michael Haertlein,  Jonathan Yi Stars: Kengo Hioki,  Kotaro Tsukada,  Yumiko Hioki As the speed of technology hastens we, as an audience, are bombarded with a sea of brilliant talent. With boundless access to almost all forms of media,

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“SXSW Sampler” Reviews!!!

“SXSW Sampler” Reviews!!!

jason March 24, 2016 0

The Alchemist Cookbook Writer/Director: Joel Potrykus Stars: Ty Hickson,  Amari Cheatom It’s not necessarily a bad thing to assault the senses. The last ten minutes of “Requiem for a Dream” attacks you to display the consequences of

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“Baskin” Review

“Baskin” Review

jason March 11, 2016 0

Director: Can Evrenol  Writers:  Ogulcan Eren Akay, Can Evernol I’m trying “Baskin.”  I’m trying. I doubt the movie was inspired by the work of New Jersey artist Leonard Baskin and google keeps redirecting me to

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“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” Review

“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” Review

jason March 2, 2016 0

Writer/Director: Hèctor Hernández Vicens Starring: Alba Ribas, Cristian Valencia, Bernat Samumell, Albert Carbo Corpses! They come with a lot of baggage. You just don’t die and rot.  Your body is brought to a morgue where

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“Cabin Fever” Review

“Cabin Fever” Review

jason February 12, 2016 0

The idea of remaking “Cabin Fever” is pretty ridiculous. Eli Roth’s “Cabin Fever”  was a gory puerile lark, but I didn’t see the need for a remake. If anything, it was a calling card

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“Uncle Nick” Review

“Uncle Nick” Review

jason December 26, 2015 0

Director:Chris Kasick Writer: Mike Demski Stars: Brian Posehn, Paget Brewster, Missi Pyle Brian Posehn is a guy to envy. He really is. He writes some pretty cool comics, shows, and skits, is a solid stand-up comedian, and has

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