A WRINKLE IN TIME (2018), a big guns version of the 1962 Madeleine L'Engle novel of the same name, is now playing at Cinema Knife Fight.
I really wanted to like this one. Honestly.
Monday, February 5, 2018
Cinema Knife Fight review of the new horror film WINCHESTER (2018). Check out what we thought of the new big budget, Helen Mirren horror flick based on the most haunted house in America, the Winchester Estate.
Friday, February 2, 2018
A GHOST STORY (2017) is not your average haunted house story. Aiming to answer the question: What is it like to be a ghost? we are drawn in to a beautiful, but slowly-paced, art film. As I say in the review, I hesitate to call it a horror film, but if you like you cinematic meals slow-cooked, this might be for you. Check it out at Cinema Knife Fight!
Monday, January 15, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
The staff over at Cinema Knife Fight have combined forces to share our Top Ten Films of 2017. Unlike in the past where we each devote a full column to our favorites, we combined into one and listed them bullet-style. Check out the full list here.
And here are my specific favorites (updated 1/25/18 as I continue to catch-up on my 2017 movie viewing):
Ten: A GHOST STORY
Nine: THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Seven: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Six: BLADE RUNNER 2049
Five: WONDER WOMAN
Three: BABY DRIVER
Two: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL. 2
One: THOR: RAGNAROK
I know, at the end of 2016, I also had not yet seen the new STAR WARS movie. Shamefully, it’s the same situation in 2017. I’m certain it would have been on my Top 10. There are many others I want to see and will, likely, over the next couple of months leading up the Academy Awards. The list above is as honest as I can make it. THOR: RAGNAROK takes the top spot. Even with me having high expectations, it exceeded them. I laughed all the way through, thoroughly entertained. I could say a lot about these films, but have limited space. Kudos to the top films on my almost-list: DUNKIRK, GET OUT, KONG: SKULL ISLAND, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING and SPLIT. Enjoyed them, but not quite as much as these ten. Special shout-out to Sam Rockwell for his amazing performance in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. If he doesn’t take the Oscar this March, it will be a shame.