Violet & Daisy (2011): Brief Review

Violet & Daisy directed by Geoffrey Fletcher (2011), is an film about an assassin duo who take their hit jobs in stride up until the point of meeting Michael who makes them think about the life they’re leading and how they’re doing it. It’s interesting story about two strong “teen” girls who don’t usually overContinue reading “Violet & Daisy (2011): Brief Review”

Logan Lucky (2017): Brief Review

Logan Lucky directed by Steven Soderbergh (2017), is an film about a speedway heist, a hillbilly oceans eleven type crew, and how they got away with it. You care as much about the characters as you do about the heist itself. Which is more than I can say for most heist films. It’s a filmContinue reading “Logan Lucky (2017): Brief Review”

Joker (2019): Brief Review

Joker directed by Todd Phillips (2019), is an film about a mentally ill man whose delusions, preexisting illness, life experience, and lies about his potential father, take a toll on him, cause him to snap, and take up a life committing crimes. This film not only gives a pitiful backstory pitted with lies that confuseContinue reading “Joker (2019): Brief Review”

American Bully (2009): Brief Review

American Bully directed by David Rodriguez (2009), is a film about teenage boys, who are largely ignorant, that act out in a post 9/11 America with being “anti-terrorist”, which is just being racist and non-tolerant of other inner cultures, and performative patriots that end up torturing and killing another teenage man in their community. This filmContinue reading “American Bully (2009): Brief Review”

A Violent Separation (2019): Brief Review

A Violent Separation directed by Kevin Goetz and Michael Goetz (2019), is a film about how three main characters interact with each other following the death of the another character. All of the characters are tied to each other and fracture of the bonds over time due to the death of another character is interesting toContinue reading “A Violent Separation (2019): Brief Review”

The Fanatic (2019): Brief Review

The Fanatic directed by Fred Durst (2019), is a film about a man, who may have some mental impairment of some sort, that is obsessed with an actor and will do anything to connect with him. This film is not the worst film but is over the top and feels too much at times. The useContinue reading “The Fanatic (2019): Brief Review”

Seven Psychopaths (2012): Brief Review

Seven Psychopaths directed by Martin McDonagh (2012), is a film about a writer who unknowingly has a friend who is less inhibited than most and then knowingly seeks out others who are not that much different than his friend. Everything in this film is fairly well done. The story even mixes itself with real life eventsContinue reading “Seven Psychopaths (2012): Brief Review”

Green Room (2015): Brief Review

Green Room directed by Andrea Berloff (2015), is a film about a youthful punk rock band that’s caught in a situation where they are at the wrong place at the wrong time but fight to the absolute end. The band itself seemed very true to the real world handling of punk. Absolutely loved their cover of NaziContinue reading “Green Room (2015): Brief Review”

The Kitchen (2019): Brief Review

The Kitchen directed by Andrea Berloff (2019), is a film about three women who come into their own once their husbands are locked up and they are released from their own shackles of being a wife. The story is really great. All of the women grow beyond their husbands and do better than them. It shows howContinue reading “The Kitchen (2019): Brief Review”

The Raven: Brief Review

The Raven, directed by James McTeigue (2012), is a film about the finals days of Edgar Allan Poe and the mystery within them. This was an entertaining account of his last days. It incorporated his works, some history, and a lot of fiction in lieu of facts. The film was evenly paced and fairly enjoyable. Having livedContinue reading “The Raven: Brief Review”