High Kick Girl! (Hai kikku gâru!) is a 2009 Japanese Martial Arts film that plays more like a demo reel for newcomer Rina Takeda to show off her solid skills and ability to kick incredibly high with her longer than ‘Once Upon A Time In America
You may or may not recall us squawking about an event we were co-hosting. Well, we did and we had the pleasure of seeing some amazing short films. The feature was good. Not really my taste, but still well made and well acted. My favorite thing about
This will be short, sweet and focused… I hope. People are all over the web waxing and waning about this movie. This is just one girls opinion. Although there were things about Kick-Ass that I was into, all things considered, I didn’t like
Herk Harvey’s Carnival of Souls, follows a young woman named Mary, whom we first meet when she and her friends take an unfortunate nosedive off the side of a bridge while drag racing. Mary is the only one to survive this awful event and being e
I’m going to cut to the chase here. I loved this movie and Kristen Stewart was excellent. She was Joan Jett. If you came here to read about what a cunt she is and how she should never be allowed near another film because of her Twilighty person
I have felt for some time that the modern children’s film lacks the balls that children’s films had when I was a kid. Marketing has taken over, broad appeal is key, and it’s all about veneer and less about substance, and the kids ar
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Taxi Driver, Blue Velvet, and now R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet. All of these films have gained some amount of cult status over the years. But only one shines with that “so bad, it’s good” ae
I’ll tell you why. I found it engaging, suspenseful and filled with great performances. All of the negative “reviews” I’ve read have been along the lines of “totally had it figured out”. That’s not really a r
Setting a film in one singular setting, like say…a shuttle bus, sounds like an odd idea. Add a psychopath into the mix and it becomes an interesting idea, but one that doesn’t seem like a setting, or an idea that could support 107 minute runtime.
I watched Passengers today. Going in, I really didn’t know what to expect and chose it based solely on the casting. Taking the film on with a fresh set of eyes and a clear mind really swayed my opinion in a positive direction. Put bluntly, I re
Or don’t watch it, cuz it is pretty awful. Yet, also strangely wonderful. Simon Says is a little gem from 2006 available on netflix instant watch. It’s a by the books slasher involving a killer with split personalities set in some remote
This movie was not made for me. I am very clear on that fact. It was made for the people clapping and hollering in my theater. Good for them. There is nothing I can tell you in this blog that you can’t figure out by watching the trailer. Angel,
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