HUNTING PIGNUT is writer-director-editor Martine Blue’s debut feature film, and it is beautifully raw.
Scarce. 2008. Directed & Written by Jesse Thomas Cook and John Geddes. Starring Steve Warren, Gary Fischer, Chris Warrilow, Thomas Webb, John Geddes, Jesse Thomas Cook, Stephanie Banting, Gavin Peacock, Matt Griffin, Jaclyn Pampalone, Jackie Eddolls, & Jason Derushie. Bloodlife Films/Two Door Four Door Pictures. Rated 18A. 93 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★1/2 Some movies are soContinue reading “Scarce is Finger Lickin’ Bad”
AMC’s Breaking Bad Season 1, Episode 2: “Cat’s in the Bag…” Directed by Adam Bernstein Written by Vince Gilligan * For a review of the Pilot – click here * For a review of the next episode, “…And the Bag’s in the River” – click here Beginning right after the events of the pilot, “Cat’sContinue reading “Breaking Bad – Season 1, Episode 2: “Cat’s in the Bag…””
Peau Blanche a.k.a White Skin. 2004. Directed by Daniel Roby. Screenplay by Daniel Roby; based on the novel by Joël Champetier. Starring Marc Paquet, Marianne Farley, Frédéric Pierre, Jessica Harris, Julie LeBreton, Lise Roy, Joujou Turenne, Raymond Cloutier, Marcel Sabourin, and Jude-Antoine Jarda. Zone Films. Rated 14A. 89 minutes. Drama/Horror/Mystery ★★★★ I’ve been a longtime user of theContinue reading “White Skin Seeps Into Your Blood”
Hellions. 2015. Directed by Bruce McDonald. Screenplay by Pascal Trottier. Starring Chloe Rose, Robert Patrick, Rossi Sutherland, Rachel Wilson, Luke Bilyk, Peter DaCunha, Emir Hira Mokhtarieh, Nicholas Craig, Sydney Cross, Stephanie Fonceca, Joe Silvaggio, and Karlo William. Storyteller Pictures/Whizbang Films. Rated 14A. 80 minutes. Horror ★★★★1/2 Bruce McDonald has always had my stamp of approvalContinue reading “Abortion, Halloween, and Oz: Hellions”
Enemy. 2014. Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, and Isabella Rossellini. E1 Films. Rated R. 90 minutes. Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★ (Blu ray release) I won’t waste any time really describing the plot of Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, which is in part based on the novel The Double by José Saramago. You can easily getContinue reading “ENEMY is a Beautiful, Dark Mindfuck”