Film Review: Smiley (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley’s next victim. REVIEW: I did it for the lulz I did it for the lulz I did it for the lulz If that phrase sounds a little foreign to you, it won’t be after this new thriller directed by Michael … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hostel Part II (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it. REVIEW: Eli Roth is widely known for writing and directing demented films heavily depicting violence and gore and thoroughly shocking viewers. With Hostel II, he has done it yet again, this time pushing the horror even farther, by taking a small portion away. Beth (Lauren German), along with best friend Whitney (Bijou Phillips) and emotionally … Continue reading

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Film Review: Excision (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. REVIEW: Excision, directed by Richard Bates Jr, is best described “a unique experience”. Not in the way that you would describe a film that is offbeat or marginally interesting. “Excision” lets you know from the first 1 minute that it’s going to have some interesting visual inclusions. We watch … Continue reading

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