Movie Review: ‘HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U’ – escapism worth repeating

February 12th, 2019 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James C. Clay // Film Critic HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Rated PG-13, 100 minutesDirector: Christopher Landon Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Ruby Modine, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin It came as a surprise that 2017’s HAPPY DEATH DAY was a horror film that would be quickly put into heavy-rotation. The Christopher Landon (PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES) directed slasher film with a sci-fi twist has a vicious exterior with a ...


Movie Review: ‘ISN’T IT ROMANTIC’ cleverly rebels against outdated romcom tropes

February 12th, 2019 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Rebel Wilson in ISN'T IT ROMANTIC. Courtesy of Warner Brothers Pictures. Courtney Howard // Film Critic ISN’T IT ROMANTIC? Rated PG-13, 88 minutes Directed by: Todd Strauss-Schulson Starring: Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine, Brandon Scott Jones, Betty Gilpin Romantic comedies have a fascinating, dichotomous relationship with reality unlike any other kind of movie. They’ve shaped the zeitgeist with their beguiling ...


Fresh from Vinegar Syndrome: ‘BLOODY NEW YEAR’

February 11th, 2019 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor BLOODY NEW YEAR (1986) Rated R, 94 minutes.Director: Norman J. WarrenCast: Suzy Aitchison, Nikki Brooks, Daniel James, Mark Powley, Catherine Roman, Julian Ronnie and Steve WilsherAvailable today on Blu-ray through Vinegar Syndrome. I’ve reviewed and talked a lot about these kind of movies before, ones that are nonsensical as soon as images start hitting the screen. However, as crazy as it must sound to give ...