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”

Hell-Bent

Release: Monday, May 23, 2016 (YouTube) [YouTube] Written by: Shayne Kamat; Lorenzo Cabello Directed by: Foster Vernon The following piece is my latest contribution to Mr. Rumsey’s Film Related Musings. Thank you James for giving me the chance to talk about this new film student production. Hell-Bent is clearly the product of film student passion and represents somethingContinue reading “Hell-Bent”

In a Time For Sleep

Release: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 [Vimeo] Written by: Tofiq Rzayev; Mehmet Fatih Güven Directed by: Tofiq Rzayev This marks yet another collaboration I’ve had as part of the writing staff over at Mr. Rumsey’s Film Related Musings. A shout-out to James for passing the word on to me about this short film. In a Time for Sleep uses aContinue reading “In a Time For Sleep”

World of Tomorrow

Release: March 31, 2015 (Vimeo) [Netflix] Written by: Don Hertzfeldt Directed by: Don Hertzfeldt In memory of my mother. Profundity runs rampant in Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short film, World of Tomorrow. While a departure from his painstakingly hand-drawn catalog, the science behind the science fiction is remarkable in ways that only Hertzfeldt can be remarkable. That is to say,Continue reading “World of Tomorrow”

A Very Murray Christmas

Release: Friday, December 4, 2015 (Netflix) [Netflix] Written by: Sophia Coppola; Mitch Glazer; Bill Murray Directed by: Sophia Coppola A Very Murray Christmas is kind of an odd package. It’s a fairly self-indulgent vanity project but only in the best way possible. I mean, how do you say ‘no’ to Bill Murray? It’s a movie but not aContinue reading “A Very Murray Christmas”

30-for-30: The Day the Series Stopped

Release: Sunday, October 12, 2014 [Netflix] Directed by: Ryan Fleck October 17, 1989. Game 3 of the World Series, the Battle of the Bay. It was the Oakland Athletics squaring off against the decidedly more white collar-catering San Francisco Giants. The A’s were up 2-0 in a series they would go on to sweep. On this dayContinue reading “30-for-30: The Day the Series Stopped”

Decades Blogathon – The Taking of Luke McVane (1915)

Here we go! Welcome to the second entry in the Decades Blogathon, being hosted by myself and Mark from Three Rows Back! The blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the fifth year of the decade. Mark and I will run a different entry each day (the first can be found on TRB and will be re-blogged here later). ItContinue reading “Decades Blogathon – The Taking of Luke McVane (1915)”

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Release: Friday, May 23, 2014 [Theater] If Bryan Singer’s latest addition to the X-Men chronicle is any indication of the summer of movies that awaits us, by the shortness of Peter Dinklage we are in for a good one! In fact the cinematic event that Singer has recently finished polishing off is one so grandiose it might veryContinue reading “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

TBT: Matilda (1996)

Throwback Thursday is here once again, offering up only the most nostalgic trips back in time as possible. This week is certainly no different. We go back to a time and place where children were best seen and not heard from; where it was alright for their parents to be downright nasty to them (evenContinue reading “TBT: Matilda (1996)”