Reviews

Wish Upon

After its US premiere in July, Wish Upon has finally made its way north.  Unfortunately, it was’t screened for critics – no worries, it happens.  I paid $7 to see Wish Upon and, let me tell you, it’s a pretty good $7 movie.

Reviews

Bushwick

Lucy (Brittany Snow) emerges from a subway ride like any other ordinary day to find that her Brooklyn neighbourhood, Bushwick, is under attack – soldiers are tackling, bombing and shooting the civilians.  People are fighting back, fighting each other, and even looting.  While caught up in the mess, Lucy is saved by an imposing-looking custodian named Stupe (Dave Bautista).  The two make plans to travel to the military extraction point, navigating the chaos and bloodshed as best…

Reviews

Death Note

Death Note is a good movie, but it would’ve made a great miniseries.  Netflix’s fast-track adaptation of Tsugumi Ôba’s popular manga series is light on characterization, with a troublesome lack of introduction by screenwriters Jeremy Slater (The Lazarus Effect), Charley Parlapanides and Vlas Parlapanides (the Parlapanides’ wrote Immortals).

Reviews

Le Ride

Le Ride is proof of the intrepid courage and exhausting circumstances that happen during long cross-country treks.  The documentary is also proof that writer/director/star Phil Keoghan can walk the walk and talk the talk.