Review: Freaky

Director: Christopher Landon Stars: Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Celeste O'Connor A common problem in film criticism one finds (and something I've been guilty of several times over) is not being able to separate how enjoyable something is from its inherent flaws. I had a reasonably good time watching Christopher Landon's Freaky; a flick I've been … Continue reading Review: Freaky

Review: Dragged Across Concrete

Director: S Craig Zahler Stars: Mel Gibson, Tory Kittles, Vince Vaughn Following brutal western Bone Tomahawk and the equally punishing exploitation flick Brawl In Cell Block 99, S Craig Zahler cements his position as poster-boy for America's most violent impulses with this evocatively titled crime drama. This time the buddy cop movie is Zahler's playground. … Continue reading Review: Dragged Across Concrete

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Director: Mel Gibson Stars: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn Hacksaw Ridge is an especially fine example of how the wrong kind of trailer can work against a film. This piece of work does a number of things a decent trailer shouldn't. First and foremost, it gives you every major plot point of the first … Continue reading Review: Hacksaw Ridge