“When fiction bleeds into real life, when blood pours from the needle tracks on your arm…” Fiction is a movie about a guy with issues, but not everyone sees those issues until Roman’s life begins to spin out of control. Behind closed doors he hides his anger, his alcoholism and his drug addictions. Confusion sets in as you watch the movie. Ten minutes in and you wonder to whom
As the 2012 Oscars approach, now is the time to brush up on some of the bigger pictures for the award season. Director Terrence Malick is no stranger to the Oscars, being nominated for “The Thin Red Line” back in ’99. If you aren’t familiar with his line of work — let me give you the breakdown. Malick directs a movie every so often, large periods of time pass
Literally unwatchable. A movie that fails on every level. I had the misfortune of seeing this a while back and finally decided to vent my anger. I Know Who Killed Me is a fascinating beast, one must see it to believe. IKWKM (I’m sick of typing the name) stars Lindsay Lohan (Before He Career Died) as a dual role. Which means we get a double does of Lohan, much
We come to The Elephant Man. A movie that has not aged since it’s initial 1980 release; 31 years later and it’s legacy still lives on. David Lynch’s epic follow up to Eraserhead (1977) is a hypnotic, dark masterpiece that will live on as long as there are movies. Lynch tells the story of John Merrick (John Hurt), the elephant man. Who lives under the fearful hand of his
Going deeper into Uwe Boll psyche brings upon dark and disturbing things, but too far into obscurity that it shies away from the mainstream. This brings us to Seed. Shot in 2007 and not released until 2008, Seed is one of the greatest (if not under appreciated horror films) of all time. But this film is far from anything you’ve ever seen and guarantee nothing quite like this will
Ok, I know what your thinking, “Didn’t this guy just write a review that ripped Brandon’s movie, Kill Day?” Yes, I did… but as a professional I felt the need to sit down with Mr. Field and give him an opportunity to talk about the movie. What I found was someone of like mind: twisted and creative. Sitting down across the table from Brandon, we began with pleasant conversation.
Horror films are basic: the bottom of the barrel of film making. Some have done it well, others are forgettable. Some lead, others follow. The one constant is that it has all been done, and with VERY few exceptions there have been no new contributions, in many years, in all genres, no matter the hype. This brings us to the film, “Kill Day”, created by local talent, B.C. Field.