Movie Music Challenge

In this gameshow style challenge, Tara Hartnett and Sam Kench compete to identify songs that were famously used in movies. Play along at home, there are three points available for each song, song name, artist/band name, and the name of a movie it was used in. Advertisements

Up In the Air (2009) Review

Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert with a job traveling around the country firing people. Ryan, played by George Clooney, enjoys living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened when he meets the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams WATCH THE REVIEW Sam Kench reviews the 2009 Jason Reitman film Up In the Air…

Turbo Kid (2015) Review

Sam Kench reviews the 2015 post apocalyptic 80’s throwback Turbo Kid written and directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell , and Yoann-Karl Whissell, and starring Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Aaron Jeffrey, and Michael Ironside.     If you think Turbo Kid looks like your cup of tea you can find it on Amazon right here

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

It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012) Review

Sam Kench and Tara Hartnett review the 2012 animated film It’s Such a Beautiful Day written, directed, and voiced by Don Hertzfeldt. There was a professional audio set up for this review done by Brian Hubbard. Click HERE to watch the review.  

Beasts of No Nation (2015) Review

Sam Kench reviews the 2015 Netflix original film “Beasts of No Nation” starring Abraham Attah and Idris Elba and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga Review on Youtube

Room (2015) Review

Sam Kench and Tara Hartnett review Room from 2015 written by Emma Donoghue (adapted from her own novel), directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Who directed the excellent Frank the year before) and starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. Video Review

The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

Sam Kench reviews the 2015 film The Hateful Eight written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth, and Demian Bichir.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

By Sam Kench, who watched “Birdman” at Red River Theatres in Concord, NH “Birdman” is a dramedy starring Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, and Zach Galifianakis among others. Michael Keaton plays Riggan Thompson an actor known for a superhero role from his past (not unlike Keaton himself) who is now trying to regain relevance…

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…

Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #2 “The Host”

Welcome to day two of our Fourth Annual Macabre Month of Horror. Today’s review is for the movie “The Host” Please keep in mind these are Horror Movies and the video reviews contain content from the films that may not be appropriate for younger viewers, or those with a weak constitution for that matter. Remember to…

Escape From Tomorrow (2013)

Escape From Tomorrow is made interesting by the very way that it was shot. Escape from Tomorrow is a feature length film shot almost entirely in Disney World/Land without permission from Disney.  Just the fact that they were able to make this is a crazy thought, even more so that it has received such a wide…