House at the End of the Street (2012)

House at the End of the Street Release Date: September 21, 2012 Director: Mark Tonderai Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot Runtime: 101 min Tagline: Fear reaches out… for the girl next door. It saddens me that my favourite part of this was the Argo trailer before the movie... Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) and her mother Sarah [...]

Mean Creek – One of my favourite independent film experiences.

Mean Creek Release Date: January 15, 2004 (Sundance Film Festival) Director: Jacob Aaron Estes Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz Runtime: 90 min Tagline: Beneath the surface, everyone has a secret. After a young boy, Sam (Rory Culkin), is bullied by a troubled fat boy, George (Josh Peck); Sam’s brother, Rocky, and Marty concoct a [...]

Let Me In – Quite the remake of a great Swedish film.

Let Me In Release Date: October 1, 2010 Director: Matt Reeves Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins Runtime: 116 min Tagline: Innocence dies. Abby doesn’t.  Let Me In is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One In, and is based on the Swedish novel, Let the Right One In by [...]

We Need to Talk About Kevin – A disturbing and unique experience.

We Need to Talk About Kevin Release Date: September 4, 2011 (First U.S. Festival Release Date) Director: Lynne Ramsay Stars: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller Runtime: 112 min [I've written about this over at http://themovieguideblog.wordpress.com/, but I wanted to post it on here, too!] This film is wonderfully adapted from a fairly overlooked novel of the same [...]

30 Days of Night – A decent vampire horror flick. (Short review)

30 Days of Night Release Date: October 19, 2007 Director: David Slade Stars: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston Runtime: 113 min Tagline: They're coming! The vampire horror genre has seen greats, like Dracula, Fright Night, the Swedish Let the Right One in (and its American remake Let Me In), and the teen romance adaptation Twilight (just [...]

Editor’s Note

Hey guys, I've been scheduling my posts for 9:16 EDT in the A.M., as of late; but I thought I might as well just make the official announcement. Also, during the week (Monday- Thursday) I'll be trying to post reviews that I wrote when I first starting writing reviews so I can just get them [...]