TBT: The Descent (2006)

There is no shortage of horrors I could have/might have gone with here. But I decided to ultimately pick something a bit more. . .random out of the hat, as I think more… Continue reading

Question of the Month: Halloween

Originally posted on Oracle of Film:
And so it begins. Halloween here at the Oracle of Film. Tomorrow, we have my review of Paranormal Activity, joined up with [.REC] over at What About…

John Wick

Release: Friday, October 24, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Lionsgate/Summit John Wick is yet another Keanu Reeves vehicle that operates much like an actual one would sans the steering wheel: basic things like moving straight ahead are possible… Continue reading

TBT: The Exorcist (1973)

I have had this blog for three years now and still haven’t reviewed this?! This surprises me not just because of the infamy attached to this staple of 1970s American horror, but because it is one of… Continue reading

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Release: Friday, October 10, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Buena Vista As the ruthless Carmine Falcone once told Cillian Murphy’s Dr. Crane in a particularly insightful moment during Batman Begins, “some days, some days just go bad.” Indeed it does for… Continue reading

Fury

Release: Friday, October 17, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Sony/Columbia There’s no such thing as a politically-neutral war film. That’s why David Ayer (End of Watch; Sabotage) should be praised for focusing not on the ideals and goals of… Continue reading

30-for-30: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

Release: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 [Netflix] I’m wondering who in this room would recognize the name Dimetrios Georgios Synodinos. I’d be willing to bet many more might if I then revealed this was merely the less-glamorous birth name… Continue reading

TBT: The Shining (1980)

The first time I had heard this film title, I thought it was referring to something else entirely. And when I finally sat down to watch (whenever that first time was, I wish… Continue reading

The Judge

Release: Friday, October 10, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Warner Bros. The honorable David Dobkin, who’s responsible for giving the world Wedding Crashers, presides over his very first drama and makes a relatively strong case for his continued exploration outside… Continue reading

A DSB Quick Thought. . .

Earlier today I was trying to look up some info for the new David Dobkin film, The Judge before putting up a review. I usually go to IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes for that… Continue reading