Monthly Archives: January 2017


“Upstream Color” 2013 – Amy Semeitz, Frank Mosely and Shane Carruth. Poster credit: Directed by: Shane Carruth Our take: Frankly, we do not have any idea what this movie is about. The term “hot mess” is not hot enough or messy enough to describe this seething and festering pool of crud. We have a […]

Maléfique (2002)

“Maléfique“ 2002 – Cast – Clovis Cornillac, Gerald Laroche and Dimitri Rataud. Poster credit: Directed by: Eric Valette Our take: Four French prisoners locked in a French prison with a book of dubious origins to help them escape. We have no idea who is responsible for this pile of poo poo but it is bad. […]

Operation Avalanche (2016)

“Operation Avalanche” 2016 – Matt Johnson, Owen Williams and Josh Boles. Poster credit: Directed by: Matt Johnson Our take: We are not averse to watching independent movies (“indies” as they are most often called) so we picked this for a Wednesday night viewing. Matt Johnson (The Dirties, How Heavy This Summer) and Owen Williams (The […]

DENIAL (2016)

“Denial” 2016 – Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall and Tom Wilkinson. Poster credit: Directed by: Mick Jackson Our take: Movies about the Holocaust can be unnerving and difficult to watch, the brutality, the death and the bleak circumstances never become normal no matter how many times we see a movie on the subject. Denial however […]

arrival (2016)

“Arrival” 2016 – Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forrest Whitaker. Poster credit: Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Our take: The holidays are past, the decorations put away and the memories only now (like the holiday bills) beginning to fully form. We had a chance to get out and about and to see a movie in […]