The Night of the Hunter (1955) – Analysis

The Night of the Hunter is a manic fever dream, and that’s actually what makes the film so interesting. Weird and demented, it is almost hard to believe that the film was released in the 1950’s. With that in mind, it’s even harder to believe that this was British actor Charles Laughton’s first and only… Continue reading The Night of the Hunter (1955) – Analysis

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Analysis

2001: A Space Odyssey is arguably one of the most important pieces of cinema when speaking of science fiction and pictures that transformed the genre. Stanley Kubrick, the director of the film, created an ethereal story based upon the writings of Arthur C. Clarke, focusing mainly on some astronauts on a mysterious mission against man… Continue reading 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Analysis

Chopping Mall (1986) – Review

Chopping Mall is a cliché 80’s film, which means it’s full of horny teenagers, robots who shoot lasers and sleep darts, and abysmal dialogue. What more could you ask for? The Park Plaza Mall, our location in the film, has just installed a new state-of-the-art security system, complete with steel doors on the exits and… Continue reading Chopping Mall (1986) – Review

Mandy (2018) – Review

Mandy is a bizarre, psychedelic-fueled ride that will test your patience at parts, and reward your patience at others. Red Miller (Nicholas Cage), and his partner/girlfriend Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) live an idyllic life in the ‘Shadow Mountains’.  That is, until, they cross paths with a small religious cult headed by a self-prophetic leader, Jeremiah Sand… Continue reading Mandy (2018) – Review