Jan 232018
 

Cloverfield has held up pretty well since the (nearly) 10 years since its release. Sure, the dialogue isn’t the sharpest and T.J. Miller got on my nerves, but the suspense is well done and there was some actual emotional resonance with these characters.

 

Continue reading »

Jan 302012
 

The Double doesn’t quite capitalize on an interesting concept thanks in part to a “twist” that not only is revealed in the trailer but early on in the film itself. Despite that, I still feel the film is at least watchable due to Richard Gere and Topher Grace. The Blu-ray offers up solid video and audio transfers but falters in the features department, although the commentary is pretty good.

 

 

Continue reading »

Dec 132010
 

Overall, I liked parts of And Soon the Darkness. Even though the first act is a bit on the plodding side, I do understand the reasoning behind it to both establish the two friends and get a little suspense built up and on the first part, the movie does succeed. The remaining 60-minutes however are good even if some of the plot elements were on the eye-rolling side and the big twist could have been seen a couple miles away.

Continue reading »