“Queen of Spades” Interview | Director and co-writer Patrick White | The Filmcraziest Show

“Queen of Spades” Interview | Director and co-writer Patrick White | The Filmcraziest Show

Featured image: Ava Preston as Anna in Queen of Spades. (Courtesy of Fons PR.) Queen of Spades is a new horror film that was actually filmed in Ottawa, Canada, my hometown. The film, a remake of a 2015 Russian horror film, Queen of Spades: The Dark Rite, where Anna (Ava Preston) and her three friends learn [...]

“Queen of Spades” Interview | Actress Ava Preston | The Filmcraziest Show

“Queen of Spades” Interview | Actress Ava Preston | The Filmcraziest Show

Featured image: Ava Preston as Anna, and Krista Marchand as the Queen in Queen of Spades. (Courtesy of Fons PR.) Queen of Spades is a new horror film that was actually filmed in Ottawa, Canada, my hometown. The film, a remake of a 2015 Russian horror film, Queen of Spades: The Dark Rite, follows the character [...]

Going in Style (2017)

Going in Style (2017)

  Released: April 7, 2017. Directed by: Zach Braff. Starring: Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin. Runtime: 1h 36 min.  Joe (Michael Caine), Willy (Morgan Freeman) and Albert (Alan Arkin) are retired, lifelong friends who are losing their pension after the company they worked for is bought out. To make matters worse, Joe’s in danger [...]

CHIPS (2017)

CHIPS (2017)

  CHiPS. Released: March 24, 2017. Directed by: Dax Shephard. Starring: Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, Vincent D’Onofrio. Runtime: 1h 40 min. Dax Shepard’s third directorial effort reboots 1977 TV cop drama CHiPS into a raunchy buddy cop comedy. It’s not the best comedy but it entertains for enough of its runtime. Larry Wilcox’s Jon Baker (Shepard) [...]

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Released: November 20, 2015. Directed by: Billy Ray. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman. Runtime: 1hr., 51 min. I haven’t seen the original Argentinian film "The Secret in Their Eyes (“El Secreto de sus Ojos”), but the American remake “Secret in Their Eyes” likely doesn’t do it an ounce of justice. The film concerns Jess, portrayed with [...]

Evil Dead (2013)

Evil Dead Release Date: April 5, 2013 Director: Fede Alvarez Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas Runtime: 91 min Tagline: The Most Terrifying Film You Will Ever Experience Evil Dead might not be the most terrifying film you will ever experience, but it is one of the bloodiest, most exciting and satisfying horror flicks [...]

The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes Release Date: March 10, 2006 Director: Alexandre Aja Stars: Ted Levine, Kathleen Quinlan, Dan Byrd Runtime: 107 min Tagline: The lucky ones die first A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. The Hills Have Eyes should [...]

Red Dawn (2012)

Red Dawn Release Date: November 21, 2012 Director: Dan Bradley Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck Runtime: 114 min Tagline: Heroes are made in America Oh look, Chris Hemsworth is in a second movie this year where he goes to a cabin in the woods. Jed Eckhart, an experienced soldier on leave, leads a [...]

Dark Shadows (2012)

Dark Shadows Release Date: May 11, 2012 Director: Tim Burton Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green Runtime: 113 min Tagline: Every family has its demons It's the year 1752, and Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) and his family had just set sail to America, in search of a greater life. Though, they could not escape [...]