‘Lost Bullet’ Review- A French Racing Thriller

‘Lost Bullet‘ is a French action thriller that was released under the title ‘Balle perdue.’ It is co-written and directed by Guillaume Pierret. It was produced by Versus Production, Nolita TV, and Inoxy Films, though it received wide release through Netflix. Lino (Alban Lenoir) is a convict who was busted for illegal street racing until…

‘Dangerous Lies’ Review- Not A Bit Thrilling

Made by Off Camera Entertainment, ‘Dangerous Lies‘ is directed by Michael Scott from a screenplay by David Golden. It was released worldwide through Netflix as an exclusive of the streaming service. Katie (Camila Mendes) and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are deep in debt due to college loans and barely getting by even with…

‘Vendetta’ Review- A Prison Revenge Thriller

‘Vendetta’ is a 2015 prison thriller directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska. The film was produced by WWE Studios and received a limited theatrical release through Lionsgate Films. After Jocelyn Danvers (Kyra Zagorsky) is murdered by Victor Abbot (Paul Donald Wight II aka Big Show), her police officer husband Mason (Dean Cain) swears revenge. After…

Documentary Review- Fishing With Dynamite

“Fishing With Dynamite” is a documentary film written and directed by Paul Wagner. It was released by Aspiration Entertainment and produced by American Focus, Inc. for the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics at the Darden School Of Business, University of Virginia. The documentary is a financial and economic feature that focuses on “Capitalism in Crisis”…

Documentary Review- The Rise of Jordan Peterson

‘The Rise of Jordan Peterson‘ is a 2019 documentary directed by Patricia Marcoccia which follows the clinical psychologist and professor Jordan Peterson, the writing of his books, his stand against proposed Canadian law Bill C-16, and subsequent rise to fame. It was produced by Holding Space Films and released by Gravitas Ventures. The film starts with…

‘Revenge Ride’ Review- Vengeance And Motorcycles

‘Revenge Ride‘ is an independent horror-revenge film from SSS Entertainment that harkens back to the motorcycle action film genre. It is directed by Melanie Aitkenhead and written by Timothy Durham. Maggie (Serinda Swan) is a member of the all-female motorcycle gang Dark Moons led by the vengeful Trigga (Pollyanna McIntosh). All of the members have…

Retro Film Review- Asylum (1972)

Released by Amicus Productions, “Asylum” also known as “House of Crazies,” is a horror anthology film directed by Roy Ward Baker and released in 1972. It was produced by Milton Subotsky and written by Robert Bloch, a popular horror writer at the time. Dr. Martin (Robert Powell) arrives as an asylum for the “incurably insane.”…

‘Roped’ Review- Cheesy Rodeo Romance

‘Roped‘ is a rodeo romance directed by Shaun Paul Piccinino based on a screenplay written by John Ducey. The film was made by ESX Entertainment and Forrest Films. It has this very interesting tagline: “Love is worth the risk.” Cowboy Colton Burtenshaw (Josh Swickard) and the rodeo he’s with rolls into the small progressive town…

Movie Review- The Book of Henry

‘The Book of Henry‘ is a coming-of-age thriller film directed by Colin Trevorrow and written by Gregg Hurwitz. It had its premiere at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival and released in theaters by Focus Features. Henry (Jaeden Martell) is a genius child prodigy living with his single mother Susan Carpenter (Naomi Watts) and younger…

‘The Hunt’ Review- It’s A Good Thing It Came Out In 2020

Blumhouse Production originally planned on releasing The Hunt in 2019, but after some controversy following the trailer, it was delayed to 2020. It is directed by Craig Zobel and satirizes the left versus right political banter. Afghan war veteran Crystal (Betty Gilpin) wakes up with several other “regular people” in a clearing with gags in…

‘The Invisible Man’ Review- Genuine Unseen Terror

From Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions comes ‘The Invisible Man,’ a new horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell that uses the premise and title of the H.G. Wells novel of the same name. Cecilia “Cee” Kass (Elizabeth Moss) escapes from her abusive scientist husband Adrian Griffin (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) with the help of her…

Movie Review Flashback- The Rainmaker (1997)

‘The Rainmaker’ is a 1997 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola who also wrote the screenplay based on the fictional legal thriller of the same name by John Grisham. Though it was released by Paramount Pictures, it was produced by American Zoetrope and Constellation Films. Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon) is a young law student who…

‘The Wrong Missy’ Review- David Spade Carries The Film

‘The Wrong Missy‘ is a Netflix comedy film from Happy Madison Productions directed by Tyler Spindel based on a screenplay by Kevin Barnett and Chris Pappas. Tim Morris (David Spade) has a disastrous date with Melissa “Missy” (Lauren Lapkus), who is extremely weird and boisterous, almost causing Tim to get beat up by WWE wrestler…

‘Sherlock: A Case Of Evil’ Review- Not So Elementary

‘Sherlock: A Case Of Evil’ is a different take on the classic character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The TV movie was released in America on the USA Network and is currently owned by Multicom Entertainment Group. A young consulting detective named Sherlock Holmes (James D’Arcy) is approached by a woman named Rebecca Doyle…

‘Love And Mercy’ Review- An Artist In Crisis

Based on a screenplay by Michael Alan Lerner and Oren Moverman, Love & Mercy is a biopic about The Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson and his struggle with mental illness. It is directed by Bill Pohlad and distributed by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. The film alternates between young Brian Wilson (Paul Dano) finishing Pet Sounds…