The Dark (2005)

Welsh legends and ghost sightings permeate this film. Is the daughter really dead? That is the question. Sean Bean’s character as her father seems to be the stoic sensible one while her mother Maria Bello’s is more desperate to believe anything.… Read the rest

Okja (2017)

Very weird but very sad film about pigs, well something they call pigs but are much larger and have a different snout. It’s also about the food industry, GMO, and the evils food corporations do to livestock.

Okja (2017)
TV-MA | 2h | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Colossal (2016)

Codependency in relationships, jealousy from childhood friends, the empowerment of women, alcoholism, and Japanese monster movies, these are what the film Colossal works with as its palette. It is definitely a unique way of presenting these tried and true,… Read the rest

Ant-Man (2015)

Paul Rudd’s personality works great here in his interpretation of the ant sized superhero. There’s a great villain and the story is both exciting and a science field trip through the atom and back. In short, it works!

Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 1h 57min

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Top Ten Summer 2015 Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews are tough to write when you’re enjoying a Summer off from teaching. They take a bit of effort and extra thought so I don’t review every movie I’ve seen. Still, if I think it makes a nice entry I might refer to in the future or if I want… Read the rest

Brick (2005)

Brick is an exciting noir film about an innocent guy who falls into the drug culture in the suburbs, by the sea no less. It is shot entirely in San Clemente, California and really provides an experience of how the area looks and feels. I know because, just like director… Read the rest

Deathgasm (2015)

This is a joke movie that’s fun to watch at times. Some may look at the profane title and rote satanic artwork ad be put off but really, it’s just a bloody incarnation of a teenage film like Bill and Ted’s Great Adventure. It works on many levels… Read the rest