Review: Dachra (2021)

Review: Dachra (2021)

Directed by Abdelhamid Bouchnak. Written by Abdelhamid Bouchnak. Starring Yassmine Dimassi, Aziz Jebali, Bilel Slatnia. Runtime 1h 54 min. Released July 9, 2021. This review contains mild spoilers. As I’m still diving deeper into world cinema, it’s safe to say Dachra is the first film I’ve seen out of Tunisia. In fact, it’s reportedly Tunisia’s [...]

Phoenix Forgotten (2017)

Phoenix Forgotten (2017)

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 [...]

Silent House (2012)

Silent House Release Date: March 9, 2012 Director: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens Runtime: 86 min Tagline: Inspired by true events. Yet another film sucked me in by the whole ‘inspired by true events’ pitch. Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) and her father, John (Adam Trese), are renovating their family’s lakeside [...]

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

Chernobyl Diaries Release Date: May 25, 2012 Director: Bradley Parker Stars: Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski, Olivia Dudley Runtime: 86 min Tagline: Experience the fallout. Chernobyl Diaries is really nothing that special. Natalie (Olivia Dudley), her boyfriend Chris (Jesse McCartney), his brother Paul (Jonathan Sadowksi), and a friend Amanda (Devin Kelley) are all vacationing in Europe. When [...]

The Blair Witch Project – A film review by Daniel Prinn – Not as scary as I thought it’d be..

The Blair Witch Project Release Date: July 30, 1999 Director(s): Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard Runtime: 81 min Tagline: Scary as hell.    A low-budget horror flick penned by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, which isn’t as scary as it seemed to present itself as. Three film students (Heather [...]