Movie Review: ‘SUMMER OF ’84’ a ‘REAR WINDOW’ mystery for the ‘STRANGER THINGS’-loving era

August 18th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor SUMMER OF '84 Not rated, 105 minutes. Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell Cast: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Tiera Skovbye and Rich Sommer If you haven't heard of SUMMER OF '84, change that by watching its trailer. You'll be surprised it hasn’t popped up on your radar yet, because it looks exactly like the ‘80s kids-on-bicycles thriller you ...


Movie Review: Ramped-up action can’t save ‘MILE 22’ from being cinematic roadkill

August 17th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic MILE 22 Rated R, 95 minutes. Director: Peter Berg Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, John Malkovich, Ronda Rousey and Carlo Alban There is a scene in Peter Berg’s latest action flick, MILE 22, where Jimmy (Mark Wahlberg) comes face to face with Axel (Sam Medina) after being chased and attack by his local law enforcement. Jimmy has a diatribe about structure or something rather, then he looks at Axel and ...


Movie Review: ‘PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH’ – an evil toy story

August 16th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH Not rated, 90 minutes. Director: Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund Cast: Thomas Lennon, Jenny Pellicer, Nelson Franklin, Michael Paré, Barbara Crampton, Charlyne Yi, Matthias Hues and Udo Kier Jason Voorhees. Freddy Krueger. Michael Myers. No matter how many times these horror characters are killed in their respective franchises, they stay alive in pop culture — stubbornly so ...