Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Sword of Destiny (2016) Review

Sam Kench and Tara Hartnett review the Netflix made sequel “Crouching Tiger, hidden Dragon: The Sword of destiny” starring Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen and directed by Yuen Woo-Ping. Email: brickwallpictures@gmail.com Twitter @brickwallfilms   Advertisements

The Lobster (2015) Review

Sam Kench and Tara Hartnett review the 2015 dystopian absurdist drama The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, written by Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou, and starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman and John C. Reilly. If you think The Lobster looks interesting you can click here to check it out on Amazon

Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #7 “The Orphanage”

Welcome to the 7th day of our Fourth Annual Macabre Month of Horror. Today’s review is on the movie “The Orphanage“. “The Orphanage“ tells the story of Laura, a woman who has moved back with her husband and adopted son into the orphanage in which she grew up. They plan on starting a home for disabled children, but…

Film making through cultures

By Sam Kench There are many countries in the world that have their own film industry, but many American kids have only seen a few if any foreign films. There is nothing at all wrong with American movies, but only ever viewing American movies stops people from experiencing the full gamut of styles, tones, and…

Movie Recommendation of the Week #9

The premise of Point Blank isn’t anything terribly original. A man’s wife gets kidnapped and now he’s trying to get her back. While the film isn’t wholly inventive, it is executed well. Be aware that this is more of a soft recommendation than usual. Point blank isn’t great or even very memorable, but it is…

Movie Recommendation of the Week #7

I Saw the Devil Here’s another fantastic Korean film for you. South Korea puts out some of the best movies in the world. VENGEANCE-  I Saw the Devil tells one of the best Revenge stories since Kill Bill. The extent of the revenge is on such a complex scale and it actually evolves into an…

Sam’s Movie Recommendation of the Week #4

Reasons to watch It’s a giant monster movie that also manages to be a competent drama. The effects are great. There is a mix of CG and practical effects and all looks very good. Quentin Tarantino named this one of his favorite movies since he became a filmmaker. If that isn’t a big enough recommendation…

Macabre Month of Horror 2013 movie review #7 ‘The Host’

“The Host” was named one of Quentin Tarantino‘s top twenty films since 1992. If that alone doesn’t make you want to watch it, then I’m not sure there’s much I can say to convince you otherwise. But I’ll try. There are a lot of films titled “The Host” but the only one worth watching is…

Macabre Month of Horror movie review #6 ‘The Orphanage’ (2007)

“The Orphanage“ is a Spanish film from 2007 that garnered a great deal of praise upon its release. The film was directed by J.A. Bayona who before this had only done short films and videos. “The Orphanage” was his first feature film, and it’s a very impressive debut. The direction is solid and is one…

The Raid: Redemption ~ Jumping Off Point Review

Members of the Newfound Film Making Club review the movie The Raid: Redemption. SUMMARY: A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. Director/Writer:  Gareth Evans Stars:  Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy WARNING: This video contains profanity Related articles ‘Battleship’ Writers Penning ‘The Raid: Redemption’ American Remake (screenrant.com) The…

“Indochine” Movie Review ~ By Sam

Starring Catherine Deneuve as Eliane Vincent Perez as Jean-Baptiste Dan Pham as Camille “Indochine” is a French made movie made in 1992 and brought to America the same year. “Indochine” stars Catherine Deneuve and Vincent Perez. The movie takes place 1930 in Indochina which is no called Vietnam. The movie is about an Indochinese girl…