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PGA Nominated ‘The Newspaperman: The Life And Times Of Ben Bradlee’ Is A Must See

PGA Nominated ‘The Newspaperman: The Life And Times Of Ben Bradlee’ Is A Must See

Famed Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee with President Kennedy.  Image courtesy of The Washington Post. In journalism there are few names that evoke such knee jerk responses of both anger and respect quite like the former editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee, for good reason.  Credited with publishing The Pentagon Papers and helping to bring Richard Nixon down, Ben’s time with The Post is something almost mythical, something to be both admired and, at times, used as a lesson of […]

Documentary The Bill Murray Experience Via Gravitas Ventures Lands A Bit Short Of Its Potential

Documentary The Bill Murray Experience Via Gravitas Ventures Lands A Bit Short Of Its Potential

Now honestly, this really is the perfect way to meet the man.    Making her directorial debut, actress/filmmaker Sadie Katz (Blood Feast, Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort) gives us an inside look into a journey of a lifetime, one fraught with set backs, loss,  heartache, and yet some semblance of healing, all with the end goal of meeting one Mr. Bill Freaking Murray in hopes of bringing some magic back into Sadie’s life. Which works, kinda. Right out the gate […]

Kepler’s Dream- An Unforgetable Story Of Courage And Second Chances In A World Struggling With Both

Kepler’s Dream- An Unforgetable Story Of Courage And Second Chances In A World Struggling With Both

Speaking of second chances. Sean Flanery stars as Walt, an absent father who can’t handle the responsibilities of being a parent or a husband and it nearly it nearly costs him everything.   Kepler’s Dream stars Isabella Blake-Thomas as Ella, an 11 year old girl struggling with staying positive in her own little world that consists of a mother who’s battling cancer and a father who has skipped out, leaving Ella to rely on her love of books and a […]

Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

        “A man can only hold so much inside…”   Bad Frank stars Kevin Interdonato as Frank Pierce, your average Italian Joe with a nice house in the suburbs, gorgeous wife, a disturbing past and medically repressed anger issues (which makes him “not average” at this point..) who finds himself in a precarious position with an old friend during a drug deal that goes way south. When push comes to shove (and the pharmacy won’t refill your […]

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

There’s a reason the woods are scary…and maybe a little complicated but definitely scary. Camping, hiking, aliens, ex-cons, and strangers in survival situations almost always makes for a good movie, but here at Beacon Point, it sets the stage for death, conspiracy, and slightly awkward social situations. The trouble begins when local mountain tour guide and survival badass Drake Jacobs accidentally kills his supervisor during an argument at the resort he’s employed with after it’s been discovered that Drake is […]

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The living dead always look so pissed. Image via ravenousmonster.com The Control Group via Point And Shoot Productions really is an interesting twist on the old story line of college kids getting kidnapped, then get drugged up and locked in an abandoned insane asylum by a mad scientist, people dying and then coming back as insane but coherent zombies while secrete a government agency records it, all the while hoping to perfect the drug used on the students as a […]

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Team Enforcer: game bully or team protector? Depends on who you ask, and it’s about time the players got to tell their side of the story. Fighting has been a staple in hockey since the game was first played professionally in the early 1900’s. Fighting is in its roots,  in its blood,  and is fully supported by both fans and players the world over. So why has it become such a thorn in the profession’s side as of late? According […]

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Original title and movie poster for Hunting Grounds So in classic horror movie style, a handful of friends and family members go on a hunting trip and end up in a fight for survival. This one, however, includes very hairy and angry landlords who want these intruders off their property at all costs, with mixed results. I give you, Hunting Grounds. After the death of his wife, a desperate father and his only child relocate to a small family cabin […]

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

There are bad days, and then there’s this… Demonic possession almost always makes for a good horror movie plot, but the cast and crew of Uncork’ed Entertainment’s The Covenant has really kicked things up a notch with outstanding results. After suffering the loss of both her daughter and husband in separate accidents, Sarah Doyle (Monica Engesser) decides to leave town and move back to her childhood home with her estranged brother Richard Doyle (Owen Conway) in tow. Once settled into […]

Metal Life horror movie review: Bornless Ones

Metal Life horror movie review: Bornless Ones

In the tradition of The Evil Dead, and starring The Newsroom’s Margaret Judson and Teen Wolf’s Michael Johnston, writer/director Alexander Babaev‘s Bornless Ones comes to theaters and VOD February 10. Emily’s brother, Zack, has cerebral palsy. Their mother passed away and their father is not in the picture which puts all the responsibly on Emily. She finds a medical institution, in the middle of nowhere, that can help her take care of Zack. She buys a cabin in the sticks […]

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