Hurricane

Release: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (Vimeo) [Vimeo] Written by: Christiano Dias Directed by: Christiano Dias This short film review is my latest contribution to Mr. Rumsey’s Film Related Musings. A tip of the hat to James, who runs the show over there. Hurricane is the brand new film from Christiano Dias, an experienced short film director who has managed to fit 20Continue reading “Hurricane”

Bølgen (The Wave)

Release: Friday, August 28, 2015  [Redbox] Written by: John Kåre Raake; Harald Rosenløw-Eeg Directed by: Roar Uthaug Norway’s official submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards failed to garner a nomination. While I would like to say it was their loss for turning away a disaster film that puts mostContinue reading “Bølgen (The Wave)”

TBT: Caddyshack (1980)

Okay, so I admit it’s not quite golf season yet. However it has been ‘good movie’ season for a couple of weeks now so I think it’s time we feature a quality comedy in this month’s batch of TBTs. And you might as well throw in the very compelling reason that this comes very close to beingContinue reading “TBT: Caddyshack (1980)”

Chef

Release: Friday, May 9, 2014 (limited) [Theater] THE USE OF THIS VERY BAD MOVIE POSTER IS INTENTIONAL. IS THIS THE WORST MOVIE POSTER OF THE YEAR? Finding his full-time position as an under-appreciated bodyguard to the world’s most famous egomaniac, Tony Stark, to be a complete chore, Jon Favreau recognizes that the time is now toContinue reading “Chef”

Bad Words

Release: Friday, March 28, 2014 [Theater] When a child uses choice language around the house, they run not from their parents, but rather away from the bar of Irish Spring they know will soon be in their mouth. The expression ‘I am going to wash your mouth out with soap’ may be timeless, but it’s never quite the deterrentContinue reading “Bad Words”

Pompeii

Release: Friday, February 21, 2014 [Theater] No warning. No escape. No plot. No problem. . . . . .at least, to an extent. The thing about disaster films is that not a great deal is expected out of them, so it’s a little difficult to believe anyone who says they left the theater having seenContinue reading “Pompeii”

The Summit

Release: Friday, October 4, 2013 (limited) [Theater] K2. Perhaps few points on Earth are as coveted as its rarely-seen, wind-swept summit — at least with the sole purpose being to simply leave the footprints behind to say indeed, you were there; you had made it. In August of 2008 as many as 11 lives were lostContinue reading “The Summit”

Desert Island Films – Head In A Vice

Hey all, just wanted to give you the heads-up of a little spotlight that has been shone on yours truly over at the wonderful film site, Head In A Vice — as hosted by Tyson Carter! It would seem this week my Desert Island Film picks would make the charts, and it’s been awhile sinceContinue reading “Desert Island Films – Head In A Vice”

TBT: The Waterboy (1998)

To round up August TBTs I really would like to review a football movie in light of the upcoming season that has somehow invited itself upon our doorstep. Yes, the end of August, for me anyway, is quite exciting for reasons beyond upcoming movie releases. This weekend, my Tennessee Vols (Shout Out!) #GBO #YOVO (“You’reContinue reading “TBT: The Waterboy (1998)”