Archive for September, 2018

Fantastic Fest 2018: Fantastic Fest: “Overlord” World Premiere is Not to be Missed

By Liz Lopez Fantastic Fest presented the World Premiere of the bone-chilling World War II horror-thriller “Overlord,” produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot, with director Julius Avery and stars Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro and Mathilde Ollivier in attendance.

Fantastic Fest 2018: Over The Hump Report

By Mark Saldana  It is Monday night. I am a little tired, but as I reflect upon the last 5 days of this year’s Fantastic Fest, I can only feel joy and gratitude.  I feel joy because I have managed to watch a total of fourteen films while juggling the festival with some reduced shifts […]

Review: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN THE WALLS

By Laurie Coker Rating C+ Just in time for Halloween and tendering a reasonably friendly fair, The House with a Clock in the Walls, starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchet, takes viewers back to the 1950’s and offers up thrills and laughter. Director Eli Roth manages an entertaining mix of nightmarish jump-worthy fear-factors and silly, […]

Review: LIFE ITSELF

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) After watching this film, it is so obvious that writer/director Dan Fogelman (This Is Us) absolutely adores the movie Pulp Fiction.  The filmmaker structures his film quite similarly to the way that Quentin Tarantino sets up his movie, with three main intertwined stories with characters connected […]

Review: FAHRENHEIT 11/9

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) From Michael Moore, the controversial award-winning documentary filmmaker behind Bowling For Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, comes this powerful, ambitious, but overstuffed documentary which takes on modern America and President Donald Trump.  Though the film does pack some heavy emotional punches, Moore tries to accomplish too much […]