Friday, April 13, 2018

Truth or Dare - Review


In 2018’s second game themed film, Blumhouse brings the world Truth or Dare. A studio that has slowly become somewhat respected in the horror genre, returns to the days of releasing really dumb movies. If a film titled Truth or Dare ever had potential to be good, the filmmakers destroyed any that and instead delivered one of the worst films of the year.

Isle of Dogs - Review


Anytime a director like Wes Anderson, with his track record and distinct style, releases a new film, it feels like a gift to film lovers. A return to stop motion animation nine years after Fantastic Mr. Fox makes that gift even sweeter. The picturesque nature of Anderson fits neatly inside the detailed world of stop motion animation, a perfect combination if you will. Throw in dogs on top of that and it’s really hard to imagine the final product being anything but quirky and fun.

Friday, April 6, 2018

A Quiet Place - Review


Perhaps the most underappreciated element of a truly great horror flick is the use of sound. The implementation of the creepy or the complete unsettling silence, sound in scary situations is vital to executing an effective horror. One of these well-made films, in surprising fashion, comes from an unlikely source, a former television comedy star in John Krasinski, who seemingly announces his entrance onto the scene with an incredible film.