Film Review: The Truth About Emanuel (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled young woman, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. REVIEW: This is a dark drama exploring issues of loss, motherhood and secrets, and there’s an intensity to this film that some might find unsettling. I’m not entirely sure if the more surrealistic elements of the film worked, but there was certainly a fresh and creepy quality present throughout … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Facility (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight volunteers find themselves fighting for their lives when a drug trial goes horribly wrong.

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Film Review: Citadel (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The unlikely duo of an agoraphobic single father and depraved priest team up to destroy a group of demonic children that rule with carnage and mayhem the streets a destitute European city. REVIEW: Directed By: Ciaran Foy Starring: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson, Amy Shiels Citadel, a low budget import from the Ireland plays heavily on the dramatic side yet as is equally horrific and suspenseful in many ways. We follow the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Elfie Hopkins (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood. REVIEW: Listed as a horror film, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this release with a name that sounds more like an off shoot title for a Harry Potter film. In fact I thought this might be a good case to model without any real preconception of what the film was about. The character … Continue reading

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