Film Review: 13 Sins (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last. REVIEW: Since Richard Connell warped the man vs. man plot archetype in his 1924 short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” the thematic device of have-nots being treated as disposable, unwilling entertainment for those who have remains fertile ground for genre artists.  Direct … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Melt With You (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited. REVIEW: “I Melt With You” is a new film under the direction of Mark Pellington. The movie rides on the acting talents of Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Christian McKay and Jeremy Piven. For the record, the film is strictly a drama with no connection to the … Continue reading

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Film Review: River’s Edge (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to their friends. However, the friends’ reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself. REVIEW: Written by: Neal Jimenez Directed by: Tim Hunter Starring: Ione Sky Leitch, Daniel Roebuck, Roxana Zal, Cripsin Glover, Keaunu Reeves and Dennis Hopper Hell-o, everyone. I have a special review for a somewhat lost gem of a film for you. This film is … Continue reading

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