Brief Encounter: The Tragedy of Living in the Shadows

In regard to the classics, it always intrigues me about the forging of legacy and what gets held in regards of the pantheon of great films. Some criteria as to what films get repeatedly praised have continued relevance, excellent filmmaking, and possibly represent the era which they were created. However, the game isn’t always a … Continue reading Brief Encounter: The Tragedy of Living in the Shadows

I’m Thinking of Ending Things…

★★★★ No two snowflakes are the same. Despite a finite number of patterned symmetrical crystallization, predetermined by molecule arrangements no two ends up alike. Every snowflake's uniqueness is determined by its environment. What temperature it falls at? The humidity of the air? Singularity isn’t determined by who we are but how we exist. At the … Continue reading I’m Thinking of Ending Things…

Wild Amusement Park Documentaries: Class Action Park & Live From the Space Stage

Live From the Space Stage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjtdlTtLQuA If the idea of a Wookie shredding on bass guitar intrigues you then this might be for you. Meet Halyx, the 80s Sci-Fi rock band that performed right outside Disneyland’s Space Mountain. The doc is available on the YouTube channel Defunctland who got this film crowdfunded. Despite it being … Continue reading Wild Amusement Park Documentaries: Class Action Park & Live From the Space Stage

1BR: A Thriller as Sharp as Occam’s razor

Concessions Confession: 1BR has all the ideas to be a thought provoking and gripping thriller; only to drop the ball and be an empty and predictable bore. Log Line: Sarah becomes the newest member of an LA community that is more than meets the eye. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGzb01GrsxQ Netflix continues its reputation of being the patron-saint of … Continue reading 1BR: A Thriller as Sharp as Occam’s razor

Princess Mononoke (K DAY 2020)

I missed the ability to watch this with a childish wonderment…and chance for trauma but I don’t feel any particular connection or attachment to Princess Mononoke. Yet, ask me to describe it, the first words out of my mouth are “beautiful masterpiece”. Incredibly nuanced with mature storytelling that it’s a remarkable thing to witness. You’re … Continue reading Princess Mononoke (K DAY 2020)

Snoop a Peek at Agatha Christine: Next Door Spy

Concessions Confession: A wholesome tale that never feels anything exceptional but is a simple delight none the less. Log Line: Solving a simple convenient store robbery is an everyday case for child detective Agatha Christine. Making friends in a new neighborhood however, is not so simple. Did you know that Agatha Christie, famed fiction writer … Continue reading Snoop a Peek at Agatha Christine: Next Door Spy

The Invisible Guest (REVIEW)

Concessions Confession: The Invisible Guest is everything you’d want in a mystery thriller, full of twists, deception, and tantalizing crime.  Following the contemporary thriller format of misdirection and making the ‘mystery’ itself what needs to be solve; The Invisible Guest might take its trickery too far but never stops being engaging. Log Line: Spanish businessman … Continue reading The Invisible Guest (REVIEW)

I Have a Mental Breakdown – Pandamonium (FINALE)

This is a review of the script Pandamonium and a document of my descent into madness trying to rationalize it. It is heavily encouraged you start with part 1. Thank you. A Wild Plot Appears! Synopsis: However, when Molly calls her mom it appears as though the wish did not work. Billy fears that he’ll … Continue reading I Have a Mental Breakdown – Pandamonium (FINALE)

The Best Movie That Never Was! – Pandamonium (part 1)

Welcome to a Different Review We like to have fun here, whether that is reviewing a fantastically fun flick or an amazing anime series. This time we will be doing neither of those things…or both depending on how you look at it. Because today’s post is going to be a mock attempt at script coverage. … Continue reading The Best Movie That Never Was! – Pandamonium (part 1)

Kiki’s Delivery Service – A Taste of Something Familiar

How’s this for a cold open: Kiki’s Delivery Service has an astounding 97% on the good old Rotten Tomatoes. It has one rotten review that has it at a 2/4. This one negative review is from certainly an interesting critic; look no further than their 2016 Best & Worst Films. The same year that: Zootopia, … Continue reading Kiki’s Delivery Service – A Taste of Something Familiar

Too Many Strange Christmas Guests? (X-Mas Special)

Christmas movies, there’s too many of them. I’m no Grinch or Christmas Scrooge it’s just there’s thousands of these flicks. For every Rudolph and Home Alone there’s hundreds of these cheap, silly, pandering, insipid, lazy, uninspired, and just downright stupid movies. As you can see from my past entries that I’ve found some interesting Christmas … Continue reading Too Many Strange Christmas Guests? (X-Mas Special)

My ‘Doctor Sleep’ Drinking Games Will Kill You!

Doctor Sleep, maybe more like Doctor puts me to Sleep; maybe more like Doctor I Can’t Sleep That Child Torture Scene is Pretty Intense. Doctor Sleep is the third Stephen King cocaine induced fever dream turned into a theatrical release this year and this one is very fascinating to me. I feel it is appropriate … Continue reading My ‘Doctor Sleep’ Drinking Games Will Kill You!

Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

Have you ever laid your eyes on something so strange and repulsive that it makes your skin crawl a bit? For me that was my initial reaction to when I first gazed upon this “thing” from Ujicha’s Violence Voyager. This odd-looking fetus Golem with some boom box shaped head and the eyes of a salted … Continue reading Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

Return to the Carnival of Souls [31 Spooks of October]

I considered this lost media... but here we are. I made a video a while ago on the cult classic, public domain, spooky horror flick Carnivals of Souls. I had fun making it but ended up finding it a conceptually large review, and didn't enjoy it enough to edit the planned multiple videos for it.... … Continue reading Return to the Carnival of Souls [31 Spooks of October]