Re:Born (2016) Cover Photo

The evolution of action films has come a long way over the years; from cheesy one-liners and over the top shootouts, the genre has progressed to slick visuals and epic hand-to-hand combat. Although the old style is still prevalent with fans today, these present-day techniques are vastly superior in displayed skill from both director and

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In the middle of a pandemic, times are hard for Eula Baek and the restaurant she inherited from her grandfather. A plan to get some rare truffles to help raise money goes wrong thanks to a greedy partner, and the dangerous recluse they’ve angered is now out for blood. Trapped miles from civilization, hunted, secretly

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Running a ride share for some extra money at Christmas, time goes awry for Russell when he picks up the mysterious and frenetic Charlotte. The misadventures which follow turn increasingly criminal, and there’s a bizarre reason for Charlotte’s lack of care that could change Russell’s life even more than the crimes he has started to

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Witness protection isn’t enough to keep a mother and her young daughter safe, as the vigilantes hunting them down catch up to the pair. They want a confession the mother either can’t, or won’t, give and the location is so remote any help will be at least an hour away. There’s no obvious way out,

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Annular Eclipse featured image

Sometimes you luck into a genre film so good that you feel the need to champion it, to place your hopes in it to reach the hearts and minds of many and call it the next great leap forward. Chi Zhang’s Annular Eclipse, a Chinese cyberpunk actioner with lofty aspirations and many qualities, feels like a

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Blast Film Review

Blast, or Deflagrations in its cooler sounding, original French title, is a tense thriller focusing on a small company that disarms landmines around the world. After a recently successful contract in the Ukraine, they come face to face with their jobs back home. Even worse, children become involved. This setup follows a one set shoot

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A mysterious envelope promising an anonymous sexual encounter tempts a Hollywood agent weeks before his marriage, and following through on it throws his life off the rails in ways which have a wider implication than just for his relationship. Where this envelope came from, and who else has gotten them? The answer is bigger than

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Baby Assassins Film Review

I didn’t really have a whole lot going during my high school years. I went to class and did stupid hijinks with my friends, but I mostly just watched movies and played video games. I guess when I write it out… that’s pretty much exactly what I do now, almost fifteen years later. Who says

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Agnes Film Review

When I saw the poster for Agnes, I was really hoping it was going to be a Nunspolitation film, because man, those need to make a comeback. Spoiler, it isn’t nunsploitation. Anges is a story about a nun who lives in a very secluded convent that starts having violent outbursts leading her sisters to believe

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Advent Calendar Film Review

Selected to cap off the closing night of Fright Fest 2021, The Advent Calendar has come to the attention of horror fans as one of the titles already announced as a future Shudder exclusive. Furthermore, French cinema holds a fond spot in the hearts of many fans thanks to the plethora of cult cinema that

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