Life adrift: Dallas filmmaker’s ‘GHOST STORY’ is a haunting pleasure

July 20th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor A GHOST STORY Rated R, 92 minutes. Director: David Lowery Cast: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Liz Franke, Rob Zabrecky and Sonia Acevedo Opens Friday at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and Plano. There's a quote that reads, "Nothing belongs to us. Even the air we breathe must be exhaled." It's the kind of thought that stops you in your tracks and consumes you. The idea that nothing is permanent and ...


Does ‘THE SNOWMAN’ metaphorically stuff women in a refrigerator?

July 19th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Please, indulge me for a brief moment. I am sick of seeing women constantly put in peril for the sake of narrative drive. I am sick of seeing females written as the hapless victims, struck down by the hands of a madman. I am sick of seeing this regressive trope-filled story rehashed again and again on screen. This is only made worse when there’s little to no profundity infused about the psychological state of either the ...


Fresh on 4K Ultra HD: ‘RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA’ will infect your home theater system

July 18th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Uncategorized | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA Rated R, 97 minutes. Director: Takanori Tsujimoto Cast: Kevin Dorman, Matthew Mercer, Erin Cahill, John DeMita, Darin De Paul, Brian T. Delaney and Jason Faunt Available today on 3-Disc 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, 2-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD. Any dedicated gamer would agree that the RESIDENT EVIL game franchise has long been a staple in the survival/horror genre. Or at least it used to ...