I love animation in general, but I haven’t watched a ton of R-rated animated films, so I was happy to watch To Your Last Death. It's a 2-D hand-drawn animated film whose style compares closest to TV’s Archer, and is a great mix of horror, action and animation. Miriam DeKalb (Dani Lennon) and her siblings are invited by their powerful father, Cyrus DeKalb (Ray Wise) to his office building and learn that he has ulterior motives. As Miriam recovers from the night in the hospital, she’s visited by a powerful entity called the Gamemaster (Morena Baccarin), who offers her the chance to jump in time 24 hours earlier and do things over in order to save her brothers and sister. This is all the while members of the Gamemaster’s species gamble on the evening's outcome.
Released: April 21, 2017. Directed by: Justin Barber. Starring: Florence Hartigan, Luke Spencer Roberts, Chelsea Lopez. Runtime: 1h27 min. Phoenix Forgotten is like one of those films that come out of nowhere, but this is because of a quiet marketing campaign. It tries to replicate the success of 1999’s The Blair Witch Project, and it’s [...]