Review – The First Purge

The Purge franchise is the best horror franchise going not named The Conjuring (read my reviews of part one here and part two here).  The original film established the unique premise with an otherwise fairly standard home invasion story.  But the seeds were planted and since then director-writer James DeMonaco has watered them and watched... Continue Reading →

Review – Gringo

Admittedly, movies in the vein of Nash Edgerton's Gringo aren't always my cup of tea. I can't really explain why, outside of possibly my difficulty in relating to and empathizing with criminals that are also ostensibly the protagonist(s) of the film. I took a chance on this one, anyway, due to the strong cast and... Continue Reading →

Review – The Belko Experiment

Despite my best efforts at avoiding intimate knowledge of a film before I sit down to watch it, sometimes, one can't avoid going into a screening without a preconceived notion of what to expect.  I certainly had such a preconceived notion regarding The Belko Experiment.  Most of it came from the fact that the screenplay... Continue Reading →

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