It Follows is a fresh spin on the horror/slasher genre that deals in building affective tension while not relying on jump scares and music crescendos (most of the time).Read more "Film Review: It Follows"
Serena doesn’t work on almost any level, as the filmmakers let down their stars and an interesting source material.Read more "Film Review: Serena"
Lauren: As the story of The Divergent Series scales out in the sequel, Insurgent, problems begin rearing their ugly faces as a bigger story is crammed into 2 hours of film. I’m not saying I finally agree with Zac’s hatred levels when it comes to these movies, but I am starting to see his side […]Read more "Dissecting The Divergent Series: Insurgent"
Nacho Diaz’s (@naolito) new art set mashes up gaming and movies in a clever and fun way that fans of the properties will be sure to enjoy.Read more "Bottleneck Presents Nacho Diaz’s Gaming/Movie Mashups"
The Salvation is a grim and dark western that makes the most of its stars and straightforward storytelling.Read more "Film Review: The Salvation"
Chappie tries to do way too much, with way too many sci-fi ideas, but at least it was trying to get out of its derivative core and thinks big.Read more "Film Review: Chappie"
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the dark imagination of Nick Cutter with The Deep, a novel full of horrors more disturbing in nature than expected. I thought that was bad enough; then I picked up a previous novel of his, and I learned just how far he really was willing to go […]Read more "Off The Shelf: The Troop"