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Film Review: Ape Sodom (short film) (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Three degenerates navigate the descending hierarchy of post-consumerist enlightenment REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have APE SODOM, a short from Canada written and directed by Maxwell McCabe-Lokos. This is his directorial debut. Our story follows an unnamed man (played by writer/director Maxwell McCabe-Lokos) rooting through a garbage dump. Among the treasures he finds is a copy of …

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Film Review: Satanic (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror. REVIEW: What makes a deal with the devil legally binding? From Faust to The Devil and Daniel Webster to The Devil Went Down to Georgia, …

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Film Review: Der Bunker (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A college student on the verge of a breakthrough in his research holes up with a family inside a bunker for a little peace and quiet. REVIEW: German cinema is not known for it’s, how shall we say, sanity. Director Nikias Chryssos’ film Der Bunker made sure that didn’t change. At it’s heart a story of family dynamics and the …

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TV Review: Into the Badlands (Season 1) (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in a world centuries from now, “Into the Badlands: The Complete First Season” focused on the spiritual journey of Sunny (Wu) and M.K. (Aramis Knight), a teenage boy who harbors a unique ability, and their growing relationship as teacher and student. Both discover their true purpose and decide to explore what lies beyond the borders of the Badlands, …

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Film Review: Bizarre Lust of a Sexual Deviant (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A prowler is on the loose in the city. He stalks women, chloroforms them, and then molests their unconscious, naked bodies. Only Angie knows the secrets behind the masked intruder. Will Angie stop this deviant from molesting more women? Or will Angie herself become this man’s next slumbering victim? REVIEW: Bizarre Lust of a Sexual Deviant is a shot-on-video …

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Film Review: Black Christmas (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. REVIEW: What can be said about the original Black Christmas that hasn’t been said before? Probably not much but I’m sure the obvious statements such as the “FIRST” slasher movie to turn heads and launch the style …

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Film Review: Titicut Follies (1967)

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  SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman exposes conditions at a Massachusetts hospital for the criminally insane. REVIEW: Frederick Wiseman is a highly accomplished documentarian, with over 40 films to his credit (and still counting). His approach is very much a “fly on the wall” method, where he steps back and out of the way and just films, capturing as close to …

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Film Review: Flanders (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A young farmhand goes to war, leaving behind a pregnant girlfriend in an existential crisis. REVIEW: A young farmhand named Andre Demester gets called to war. He tells his friend, who bids him goodbye. He tells his girlfriend, who takes him on a walk that culminates in the two having sex in a frozen field. This seems to be …

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