Easter special double reviews: RISEN & The Case for Christ – rental picks for Holy Week (or any week)

I've been meaning to write a review of Risen since I saw it a little over a month ago. Then I saw The Case for Christ a couple of days ago and thought they'd make a perfect Easter double reviews since they involve the quest of two men (centuries apart) attempting to disprove Christ's resurrection …

Continue reading Easter special double reviews: RISEN & The Case for Christ – rental picks for Holy Week (or any week)

Advertisements

FlixChatter Review: Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)

Review by: Vitali Gueron Pacific Rim Uprising is the sequel to the 2013 science-fiction monster movie Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro (Academy Award winner for Best Director and Best Picture). Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight (in his feature-film directorial debut) and stars British actor John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, …

Continue reading FlixChatter Review: Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)

Three weeks away until MSPIFF – The 37th MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL announces its 2018 lineup!

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) returns April 12-28, bringing 250+ new films, representing 75 countries, to audiences throughout the region. I'm always excited when MSPIFF announced their schedule, but this year I have a big reason to be extra excited… Yep, my short film is an official selection of MSPIFF this year, …

Continue reading Three weeks away until MSPIFF – The 37th MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL announces its 2018 lineup!

FlixChatter Review: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

A Wrinkle in Time is a visually stunning film with a solid backbone and an incredible lead actress (Storm Reid). Due to a few unfortunate choices, it is a disappointing movie that I will nonetheless recommend to everyone. Because A Wrinkle in Time is one of the first pieces of science fiction that I ever …

Continue reading FlixChatter Review: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

FlixChatter Review – Thoroughbreds (2018)

Directed By: Cory Finley Written By: Cory Finley Runtime: 1h 32min In Thoroughbreds, high school friends Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) rekindle their friendship after going through their own personal crises. As their friendship grows, the girls hatch a plan against Lily's unpleasant stepfather, Mark (Paul Sparks), enlisting the help of drug dealer …

Continue reading FlixChatter Review – Thoroughbreds (2018)

FlixChatter Review: Death Wish (2018)

I hate using the word “guilty pleasure” when talking about films that I enjoy but I think the old Charles Bronson's Death Wish films are definitely my guilty pleasures. Of course, with Hollywood pretty much refusing to make any films that resemble any kind of originality, a remake of the 1974 film was inevitable. The remake …

Continue reading FlixChatter Review: Death Wish (2018)

Quick thoughts on Oscars 2018 & the winners

It's almost 10 o'clock when I started writing this post so this is not gonna be a comprehensive post. I have a busy day ahead tomorrow as my department at work is having a musical chair moment moving a bunch of us to new cubicles. Plus there's also a snowstorm coming tomorrow (gah I sure …

Continue reading Quick thoughts on Oscars 2018 & the winners

The obligatory Oscar 2018 predictions post: Who will win & who should win

Are you ready for the Oscars this weekend? Well like tax season, it's not like we have a choice, it's here whether we care about it or not. Well, it's the year I have to do TWO filings, thanks to our short film Hearts Want, my hubby and I have to file business (LLC) tax …

Continue reading The obligatory Oscar 2018 predictions post: Who will win & who should win