Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #3 ‘The Tenant’ (1976)

Welcome to the third day of our 5th Annual Macabre Month of Horror presented by the team at Brickwall Pictures. Today’s review is for Roman Polanski‘s “The Tenant” where a bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment and he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia. Please keep in mind these are Horror Movies…

Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #2 “The Wicker Man” (1973)

Welcome to the second day of our 5th Annual Macabre Month of Horror presented by the team at Brickwall Pictures. Today’s review is for The original Wicker Man from 1973 where a police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the…

Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #1 “Don’t Look Now”

Welcome to the first day of our Fifth Annual Macabre Month of Horror presented by the team at Brickwall Pictures. Today’s review is for Nicholas Roeg’s 1973  ‘Don’t Look Now’ starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie. A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one…

Short Experimental Horror Film “Schlaflahmung” wins Spirit of the Festival Award

This was definitely the biggest thing to happen to this small production company in 2016!! Our favorite writer/director, Sam Kench of Brickwall Pictures (a.k.a. my son) wrote, directed, shot and edited the short, experimental, black and white, horror film ‘Schlaflahmung‘, which first showed publicly at the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Open Screen – the only open…

Micro-Action Short and Super Funky Pants

By now you’re familiar with the funny, honest and informational movie reviews from Sam Kench and the Brickwall Pictures team, but did you know they also make really quick micro-action shorts semi-regularly to add to the current content on their Youtube channel?  Sam and his team put together a minimal story, with zero budget and…

Christmas Movie Review #5: Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July

Our friends from Brickwall Pictures, chose to review Rankin/Bass produced stop motion Christmas movies for their 2016 Brickwall Pictures Christmas special. For Day #5 Tara Hartnett and Sam Kench review Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July, another weird Rankin Bass Christmas movie where Rudolph and Frosty team up to fight Winterbolt, the evil winter warlock,…

Christmas Movie Review #4: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year

Our friends from Brickwall Pictures, chose to review Rankin/Bass produced stop motion Christmas movies for their 2016 Brickwall Pictures Christmas special. For Day #4 Tara Hartnett and Sam Kench review Rudolph’s Shiny New Year where Rudolph teams up with a caveman, a knight, a whale, a camel, and Benjamin Franklin. Rudolph (voiced by Billie Mae…

Christmas Week Movie Review #3: The Year Without a Santa Claus

Our friends from Brickwall Pictures, chose to review Rankin/Bass produced stop motion Christmas movies for their 2016 Brickwall Pictures Christmas special. At the North Pole, the Christmas rush is on. Everyone from elves to the reindeer are merrily preparing for Santa Claus’s yearly visit. Everyone except Santa! Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St….

Christmas Week Movie Review #2: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Our friends from Brickwall Pictures, chose to review Rankin/Bass produced stop motion Christmas movies for their 2016 Brickwall Pictures Christmas special. Where does Santa’s suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday…

Christmas Week Movie Review #1: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Our friends from Brickwall Pictures, chose to review Rankin/Bass produced stop motion Christmas movies for their 2016 Brickwall Pictures Christmas special. This movie by far Green Carbon 2112’s favorite Christmas movie. Who among us does not know all the words to the Heat Miser / Freeze Miser song or feel like we belong on that…