Destiny

A 1921 film by Fritz Lang. It was a very good silent film. The reconstruction and restoration of the film seems to have been very well done. This is one of the better films from the era that I’ve seen. The effects were very ambitious and surprisingly well done. I also appreciated the use of […]

Skins

A film by by Eduardo Casanova on Netflix. It’s a masterpiece of production design and cinematography. An excellent first feature, for sure. The film is evocative of work from Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, and Luc Besson. Definitely check it out. I give it a 5 out of 5 stars.

Hunted

A Canadian horror film, alternately titled “Rufus” in some markets and on IMDb. The acting was a little amateurish, but not terrible, but the production quality was very good. I point out that it’s a Canadian film because to me it has a very Canadian feel as far as the characters and setting. It feels […]

Welcome back, Potter

Yet another Cracked Studios series. This one is similar in feel and quality as the other two I watched (Starship Icarus and The Stumbling Dead) but the humor is slightly better. The portrayal of adult Harry Potter as Hunter S. Thompson (by Michael Swaim) is actually amusing and quite watchable. The actress portraying Hermione (by […]

Nobility

A three-episode pilot series on Amazon Prime. It was pretty awful. I understand that it’s basically a spec series but the production value was really uneven; some sets were more fleshed out-ish and physical, some sets were poorly and fully digital. The storyline, characters, dialogue. Nothing was good. The few celebrity cameos were wasted. I […]